Beauty and the Geek: Scientifically Proven Ways to Become More Attractive to Men

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Mina Hochberg and Michelle Menner on Jul 25, 2011 at 2:04PM

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Beauty and the Geek: Scientifically Proven Ways to Become More Attractive to Men

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No Dress? Paint a Red Pout

Dress up your lips with a slick of fiery gloss and you’re more likely to catch a guy’s eye. Scientists from Manchester University found that men spend about half their time staring at your perfect pout -- especially if you’re wearing red lipstick. Red keeps him mesmerized for an average of 7.3 seconds while a pink pucker grabs him for 6.7. The hypothesis is that red lips mimic the widening of blood vessels that occurs with sexual arousal -- can’t argue with biology.

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