Six Easy Ways to Boost Your Sex Appeal | Men's Health Magazine Australia

Six Easy Ways to Boost Your Sex Appeal

Choosing the right dating advice to follow can be tricky as no two women want exactly the same things. 

So instead of putting all your eggs in one basket and following here-say pick-up tips, try following the science. These are six, scientifically proven tips that will boost your sex appeal and instantly make you more attractive to women.

1\ Grow Some Stubble

A survey of more than 8,500 women from Charles Sturt University discovered women rate men with any kind of facial hair – beard or stubble – 15 to 20 per cent more attractive than guys who are clean shaven. “That’s because facial hair is a sign of masculinity,” says study author Dr Danielle Sulikowski.

If you really want to catch her eye, stick with stubble – women rated it the no.1 hottest type of facial hair.

2\ Stand Up Straight

A study out of the University of California surveyed over 3000 online daters to determine whether or not their posture affected their chances of attracting a mate. The researchers showed study participants photos of people with different types of postures and found those with powerful, upright postures got an 87 per cent positive response rate compared to those with slouched postures who only got 53 per cent. 

3\ Don’t Smile

Wait, what? Don’t smile? That’s if you believe the study by the University of British Columbia that found women were least attracted to smiling, happy men and instead preferred guys who looked ‘moody and ashamed’. The researchers put this down to the ‘bad boy look’, but if you’ve been blessed with a Colgate smile, don’t be afraid to flash it.

4\ Bulk Up

As superficial as it may sound, it’s true: women prefer guys with bigger muscles. The University of California found muscular men are likely to have more sexual partners than their scrawny counterparts, as being bulky is a subliminal sign that you have good genes. Lead author David Frederick sums it up nicely.

“The stereotype is that men work out to compete with each other, but our research suggests that pumping iron is a way for men to enhance their attractiveness to women,” he said.

5\ Sweat It Out

Since you know women like it when you hit the gym, you may as well make it worth your while and sweat your ass off. Why? Women are more attracted to sweaty guys as the chemical ‘androstadienone’ present in sweat acts as an aphrodisiac, improving their moods and boosting their sexual arousal.

“This male chemical signal, androstadienone, does cause hormonal as well as physiological and psychological changes in women,” said study author Dr. Claire Wyart.

6\ Make Her Laugh

Research published in the journal Psychological Reports found men who told jokes and had a good sense to be more attractive and intelligent to women compared to guys who didn’t have a sense of humour.

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