“Ingredients in Victoria’s Secret Bombshell and Ivanka Trump eaux de parfums that repel mosquitoes” [research study]

Humanity’s war against mosquitoes still rages, after the failure of another new strategy. This study gives details of the failure:

Ingredients in Victoria’s Secret Bombshell and Ivanka Trump eaux de parfums that repel mosquitoes,” Fangfang Zeng, Pingxi Xu, Kaiming Tan, Paulo Zarbin, Walter Leal, BioRxiv, August 3, 2017, doi.org/10.1101/172304. The authors, at the University of California Davis and Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil, report:

“We analysed Bombshell to identify the constituent(s) eliciting a previously reported “off- label” repellence activity…. These compounds were also major constituents of Ivanka Trump eau de parfum…. Although wearing these perfumes may repel nuisance mosquitoes, their use as “off-label” repellents against infected mosquitoes is not recommended…. A panel of 104 students (18-23 years old) conducted a blind test to compare the two eaux de parfums and showed a preference for Bombshell over Ivanka Trump’s brand, particularly among women.”

Here’s additional detail from the study:

This is the standard container for Bombshell perfume:

(Thanks to Dan Vergano for bringing this to our attention.)

11 Responses to ““Ingredients in Victoria’s Secret Bombshell and Ivanka Trump eaux de parfums that repel mosquitoes” [research study]”

  1. Rodrigo Knapick Says:

    I have read a few good stuff here. Certainly worth bookmarking for revisiting. I surprise how much effort you put to make such a great informative site.

  2. Silas Gualtieri Says:

    With havin so much content do you ever run into any issues of plagorism or copyright infringement? My blog has a lot of exclusive content I’ve either authored myself or outsourced but it seems a lot of it is popping it up all over the internet without my permission. Do you know any methods to help reduce content from being stolen? I’d genuinely appreciate it.

  3. how to stop hair fall in men naturally Says:

    Very well written story. It will be useful to anyone who utilizes it, as well as me. Keep up the good work – can’r wait to read more posts.

  4. Marvis Says:

    Hi, Have you thought about incorporating pheromones for your sale objects?,I noticed your internet site BLOGTITLE , a growing number of pheromone are getting much more popular and I believe it is best to contemplate this, that would indicate better revenue for you personally along with your buyers, it is a win win scenario, your ultimate location for one of a kind and effective pheromone formulas, quality colognes and perfumes for guys and gals . our consumers acquire from us for the reason that we’re the most effective, and we continually strive to sustain our superiority. Yes, superior items for superior folks, so please contemplate this. have a excellent day!

  5. gsa proxies Says:

    Hiya, I am really glad I have found this information. Today bloggers publish just about gossips and web and this is actually annoying. A good blog with exciting content, this is what I need. Thanks for keeping this web site, I will be visiting it. Do you do newsletters? Cant find it.

  6. cheap private proxies Says:

    Thanks for your article on this weblog. From my experience, occasionally softening upward a photograph may provide the digital photographer with a chunk of an inventive flare. More often than not however, this soft clouds isn’t exactly what you had planned and can in many cases spoil an otherwise good photo, especially if you thinking about enlarging that.

  7. resell proxy Says:

    Hi there this is kinda of off topic but I was wanting to know if blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if you have to manually code with HTML. I’m starting a blog soon but have no coding know-how so I wanted to get advice from someone with experience. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  8. Quiana Hankerson Says:

    Everyone loves what you guys tend to be up too. This kind of clever work and coverage! Keep up the awesome works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to my personal blogroll.

  9. use proxies Says:

    I’ve been absent for some time, but now I remember why I used to love this site. Thanks , I will try and check back more frequently. How frequently you update your website?

  10. Iomoio Says:

    I have been reading out many of your posts and i must say pretty good stuff. I will make sure to bookmark your blog.

  11. Learn More Says:

    I just want to tell you that I’m newbie to blogging and site-building and really liked you’re website. Very likely I’m want to bookmark your blog . You absolutely have excellent posts. Kudos for sharing with us your web page.