9 Traits That Attract Women

If you’re looking to attract women, making more money is probably the number one way to do it, says John M. Townsend, professor of anthropology at Syracuse University. Whether it’s clothing, manner of speaking, or just the aura as you walk in the room, wealth has been shown to be as important to women as curves are to men (theoretically, because they have to invest so much in baby making). But there are other, more biological, ways to be more attractive. Here, from studies and peer-reviewed science are nine tricks — from the color of your shirt to the length of your beard — that have been proven to influence the way you’re perceived by women.