If Love is a Red Dress...

Want to grab a guy's attention?  Be a lady in red.  According to the study, led by psychology professor Andrew Elliot of the University of Rochester...

"Men rated a woman shown in photographs as more sexually attractive if she was wearing red clothing or if she was shown in an image framed by a red border rather than some other color... Noting the genetic similarity of humans to higher primates, he said scientists have shown that certain male primates are especially attracted to females of their species displaying red. For example, female baboons and chimpanzees show red coloring when nearing ovulation, sending a sexual signal that the males apparently find irresistible."

Plus: If a red dress is out of your comfort zone, maybe red lipstick is more your speed.  Start with these suggestions from iVillage Beauty & Style.  (Personally, I'm all about the red dress, but I'm too nervous to wear red lipstick.  But whatever works for you!)



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