“Caution: Attracts mosquitoes!” – maybe we will soon read this or a similar sentence on various washing lotions and soaps. Researchers have now discovered that certain ingredients in soap have an extremely attractive effect on the annoying bloodsuckers. They not only increase the evaporation of already attractive scents. In some cases, they can even eliminate supposed repellents, i.e. repellent substances, and increase their attraction to mosquitoes. The gratifying finding: fragrances with coconut or almond components appear to have a rather deterrent effect. This is reported among other things the magazine scinexx.