Here’s how, per the researchers: crack a genuine smile (the kind that crinkles up your eyes a bit); tilt your head slightly; and, for women, wear red because that “enhances men’s attraction leading to significantly more contacts.” But don’t only post selfies, because, what else are you doing with your life besides taking pictures of your face? Women find a man more attractive when other women are smiling at him.
Pick group photos in which you’re in the center of the shot, the study notes, because it “creates a sense of importance.” “This can be further enhanced in group photos where you are shown touching another person (confining this to the upper arm to be socially acceptable),” the authors write.
“Playful screen names (eg, Fun2bwith) are universally attractive. According to the study, measures of success, such as educational attainment and income, are correlated with names that start with letters higher up in the alphabet.
Men are more attracted to screen names that indicate physical attractiveness (eg, Blondie, Cutie), whereas women are more attracted to screen names that indicate intelligence (eg, Cultured),” the authors write. Free suggestion: “Aaaaaaamazingly_attractive.” Some sites sort alphabetically, so your best bet is to start your username with letters in the first half, A through M.
So before setting up your profile, look at the profiles of people you find attractive and choose a name with a likeness,” he said in a release.
DON’T: ONLY POST SELFIES Okay, this one is pretty intuitive, but look good in your primary photo. Including group photos makes you look more desirable, the study notes.
They published their findings this week in the journal Evidence Based Medicine.
Before we get to the findings, some caveats: these are generalities. And maybe these tips will land you more first dates, but it’s unclear whether these are the kinds of first dates you want.
Humor can give you the edge, but as they say in journalism, show, don’t tell.Finally, if you’re a woman and you want to insert words like “sexxxy” into your user id that’s fine but be aware some men do spam women on online dating service.I’m not claiming it will happen but you might be inviting more of this type of contact with a name like this.For example, from the study: “genuine, attractive, outgoing, professional female, good sense of humor, into keeping fit, socializing, music and travel, seeks like-minded, good-natured guy to share quality times.” Feel free to copy and paste that, if it fits the bill.Also, the study notes that men prefer women who are fit through activities such as yoga and going to the gym, and women prefer bravery and risk-taking to kindness and altruism.