Great news: she checks you out just as much as you gaze at her. But you might be surprised at what really catches her eye.
We asked Women’s Health readers to reveal the first thing they notice about a guy. Surprisingly, not a single woman among more than 200 respondents mentioned “abs.”
Also absent from the women’s comments: “wallet,” “money,” “rich,” “status,” or other wealth-denoting words we could think to Control+F for. Only one of the respondents admitted to zeroing in on your package.
Here’s what does turn her on: Your eyes and your smile. And fingernails and good hygiene, apparently. Check out the infographic below for the full results, and read on for 20 of the most revealing answers.
“Eyes, Smile, Physique, Height, Voice. In that order.” —Veronica P.
“The way he looks at me from across the room!!!” —Zeferena B.
“If he makes me laugh and feel pretty.” —Samantha R.
“When a man walks in a room, the first thing I notice is his posture. I love, love, love a man with great posture! You can tell he works out and that he takes care of himself. It shows confidence and makes him look taller.” —Nancy R.
“His Teeth. A smile can melt your heart.” —Karen A.
“The way he carries himself and how he treats others. Looks do not mean anything if the guy is a jerk or full of himself. But nice arms are certainly a visual treat!” —Katelyn G.
“Shoes!!!” —Claire B.
“His confidence. A man with confidence stands tall and will look you in the eye when he speaks.” —Jen D.
“Teeth and ankles lol . . . butt comes third!” —Kristy S.
“His package.” —Thembi C.
“I try to keep an eye out for how they treat other people. That’s usually what I notice first, and that’s why I picked who I picked. My boyfriend was my supervisor at work. I first met him at 5 a.m. and he was still sweet, patient, funny, and helpful even though I was a new staff who didn’t know anything.” —Brittany Y.
“Overall physique. He has to look like he hits the gym every now and then.” —Kamo S.
“How much he looks like Josh Groban” —Eveline E.
“His hands…. Oddly. But I don’t like weak-looking hands. To me, it has to be rough-looking. Sign of a hard worker.” —Sandy L.
“They way they smell and deep brown eyes get me every time” —Amy A.
“His chin, definitely.” —Dana A.
“The sound of his voice” —Maria P.