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One of Your Favorite Perfumes Is Secretly a Mosquito Repellant

Wearing perfume in a warm climate turns into a dangerous game: what is going to make you overly desirable to mosquitoes? As it turns out, one of your favorite fragrances could actually deter the bloodsucking pests. For years, we've believed that these insects adore fruity floral scents. But a study found that wasn't the case, specifically with Victoria's Secret Bombshell perfume ($52).
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