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Are bees attracted to vanilla?
Vanilla extract is great for keeping bees off of your body. Mix a tablespoon of extract with water and you will keep them away from you, even if it is an area that's popular for bees (if you're not a fan of vanilla, baby oil will work fine, too).
Does lemon juice attract bees?
The final scent that can trigger a reaction in bees is that of lemons. The smell of lemons can attract bees, but not because they're angry — quite the opposite. Lemon smells like an attractive pheromone that bees release to help bring foragers home, and can be likely to summon additional inquisitive bees.
Are bees attracted to shampoo?
They are more sensitive to salts than humans, but less sensitive to bitter flavors. This is a primer for those who complain about bees following them. Do not wear anything that smells sweet, including soap, shampoo, deodorants, hair products of any kind, powder, lipstick.