10 Things You Don't Know About Attraction
There are some surprising — and kinda crazy —factors that come into play when choosing a mate or even just a hookup. Like his belly button and the color of your clothing. Intrigued? Read on...
1. Your Nose Should Be Part of Foreplay
The blend oflavender and pumpkin turns guys on. But, you don't have to bake a pie and douse yourself in lavender oil. You can create the combination by lighting two candles or spraying these scents on your neck.Oh, and tell your guy to spritz on a cologne with hints of cucumbers or black licorice, since those smells were found to arouse women.
Source: Smell and Taste Research Foundation in Chicago
2.Guys Find Women in This Color More Desirable
A lady in red is more likely to be asked on a date and have more money spent on her. It's because men are influenced by cultural symbols — likeValentine's Day — that associate the color with romance, and primal instincts that link the color with sex.
Source:Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
3. Cocktail Goggles Are for Real
Whenwe're a bit buzzed up, guys look cuter because we don't notice the asymmetry of their face. The biological explanation: A symmetric guy is less likely to have genetic defects and makes a better mate.Source:Journal of Psychopharmacology
4. Men Do This When They're into Someone
A man will subconsciously position his belly button toward the woman in the room he is most attracted to — even ifhe's speaking with someone else. (Suss out your competition by checking out which women are pointing their belly buttons at him, since the rule applies to women as well!)
Source: Janine Driver,...