You're not crazy - you might be a magnet for these annoying insects. Stop scratching and read these seven common reasons they just can't get enough of you.
1. You always wear dark colors. Mosquitoes evolved to hunt for mammals, whose hides and fur are typically dark, says entomologist Grayson Brown, PhD. During field experiments, Brown's lab workers wear white-a less attractive shade.
2. You spritz on floral fragrance. Mosquitoes also feed on flower nectar for energy to fly and sting. Smell too much like a rose and they'll mistake you for one.
3. You unwind with beer. A recent French study found that beer drinkers attracted 63% more mosquitoes than water sippers. The alcohol affects breath and body odor; more research is needed on other types of alcohol, like wine and cocktails.
4. You're pregnant. Mothers-to-be are twice as attractiveRead More »from 7 Reasons mosquitoes love you