Some odors attract mosquitoes; others repel them. This is why some people are more susceptible to getting mosquito bites. For instance, you may be in the same outdoor spot as a friend, but she may spend the evening unscathed while you have to deal with pesky mosquitoes feasting on your blood.
Browse through the gallery for tips for avoiding mosquito bites.
(First published as "Seeing Spots" in the "Good Health" secton of Good Housekeeping Philippines' December 2007 issue. Adapted for use in Female Network. Photo by Gabor Bibor via sxc.hu.)