The 8 Scientifically Proven Things That Make Men Want You

The 6 Scientific Things That Make Men Want You

It is natural that men are attracted to women, but what exactly are they after? Is it only sex or some other attributes that make women more attractive to men? I have been in talks with many people and have gone through many studies that suggest that there are different scientifically proven things that are appealing to men. 


These attributes are tested with different study groups and as of my experience, they certainly work. These attributes are associated with both physical and emotional desires making them compatible in all possible cases. 

Whether they realize it or not, men are more attracted to women who have these Eight attributes.


8 Proven Things That Make Men Want You


Here are the Eight scientifically proven attributes that make men want you. 


  1. Women Who Wear Red
  2. Large Waist To Hip Ratio
  3. High Pitched Voice
  4. Healthy Hair
  5. Smile
  6. Less Makeup
  7. Kindness
  8. Good Sense Of Humor


1. Women who wear red

Are you the lady in red? Well, if you want to attract a man’s attention, you should be! Several studies over the years have determined that women wearing the color red enhance men’s attraction to them. Ironically, women are also more attracted to men who wear red. Maybe we’re not so different after all!

The 6 Scientific Things That Make Men Want You

The color red has a primitive effect on attraction. Studies reveal that red is the most attractive color to both men and women, but curiously, the two genders are attracted to the same color for different reasons. According to one study, women are attracted to men wearing red because it sends signals of status and dominance.

The color red makes men feel more amorous toward women, even if they are not aware that it’s happening.


2. A large waist-to-hip ratio.

For years I was teased by my sister about her hips, and now it turns out all this time, the joke is on me because men are actually more attracted to girls with them!

You’ve probably heard the term “childbearing hips” before, which is when the hips are significantly wider than the waist, creating an hourglass figure. A large waist-to-hip ratio of 7:10 instinctively gives men the notion that the woman can carry his child, according to a study by Barnaby J. Disxon.

The 6 Scientific Things That Make Men Want You

The ideal ratio in healthy pre-menopausal women ranges between 0.67 and 0.8. In terms of the tape measure, this is produced by waists between 24in and 28in with 36in hips, and waists between 27in and 31in with 40in hips. So that means if your waist is between 24 and 28 inches, you should have 36-inch hips. If you have a bigger waist, say 27 to 31 inches in size, your hips should be 40 inches.

For years I’ve heard that 36-24-36 is the perfect female form. Guess it’s true. But why? This is because a low waist-to-hip ratio is considered a sign of fertility and good health, two factors essential for reproduction.


3. A High-Pitched Voice

Your voice, of all things, is considered a sexual characteristic and can also affect your perceived attractiveness to a man. Researchers at the University College London found that men are attracted to a higher-pitched voice because it subconsciously signifies reproductive health and youth. Interestingly, they also found that women tended to raise their voice pitch when speaking to men they found attractive.


This is something natural and being fake is not recommended at all. Just be yourself and talk like you do it with others with a high-pitched voice.


4. Healthy Hair

All girls want to have great hair. I mean, who doesn’t, right? Well, it turns out it’s also important to attract a mate. Having long, luscious locks was found to play a big part in female attractiveness, as it symbolizes fertility.

In various studies over the years, men have said time and again that they prefer women with long hair, even if they didn’t understand why they liked it over a woman with short hair.

The 6 Scientific Things That Make Men Want You

5. Smile

You know what they say … you are never fully dressed without a smile! And guess what, it turns out the more you smile, the more attractive you are to a man. A study at the University of British Columbia found that men are more attracted to women who smile more. On the flip side, women are less attracted to men who tend to smile and prefer guys who keep a straight face.


A sweet smile around your friends or when having a chat with someone is definitely something that all men want from you. This sweet gesture expresses your gratefulness and cherished personality.

6. Less Makeup

Less is more when it comes to putting on your makeup – at least that is what men seem to think. Makeup enhances beauty, sure, but caking it on is not attractive to men. Research found that men preferred women who wore up to 40% less makeup than they initially put on. Put the eyeliner down, ladies. Yes, that means you!

That being said, men don’t always know what less or no makeup means. A girl can have on base, mascara, blush, and lipgloss, and they are like, oh, you look so good without makeup.

The 6 Scientific Things That Make Men Want You

I think to men, “no makeup” means no obvious makeup like lots of eyeshadow and eyeliner.


7. Kindness


It is perceived that physically attractive people have favorable social behavior which means kindness. A behavioral theory known as Halo Effect suggests that those who are perceived as physically attractive are also perceived as having socially favorable personality traits like kindness.


An expert in human behavior Dr. Beall says. “Interestingly, recent research suggests that this stereotype may also work in the opposite direction—socially favorable personality traits may also affect ratings of physical attractiveness.”


These studies conclude that Kindness is an attribute that attracts more men to you. As a matter of fact, women are known for their soft and kind hearts which is a natural attribute that attracts men. 


8. Good Sense Of Humor


Studies show that both men and women are attracted to humor. Women like men who make them laugh and men like women who laugh at their jokes. So having a good sense of humor will likely increase the chances of men getting attracted to you. We have found evidence of that in different groups of studies and with observations within our social circle. 


So here you might ask, how can I help myself with a good sense of humor? Let me help you this way when you are with your friends. Take part in the gossip and laughter, not the fake ones but express your humor around people this is what men like. 


Just Be Yourself And Love Yourself 


After reading the whole guide you might think that you miss most of the parts or you miss some of them. Don’t put yourself down because this is what studies suggest there are a lot of people who love you for who you are and this is what makes you real. ‘


So be yourself, there is always a place to get yourself better so work on yourself but never ever change your true self for someone else. 



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Tracy Tegan
Tracy Tegan has spent the last seventeen years as a professional blogger about relationships, dating, and issues pertaining to gender equality at In her spare time, she writes romance novels that are available at Amazon.  You can check out Tracy Tegan's latest romance novel, Crescent Moon at Amazon.

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