Pictures of women on dating sites
It never hurts to get out of your comfort zone, change things up, and await the results.
Sure, we’ve all heard not to judge a book by its cover.
Earlier this month, it was revealed in a study by e Harmony that millennials are actually the generation who place the least emphasis on physical appearance when looking for a partner. And on dating apps, there’s not much more than looks to go by, so pictures are undoubtedly crucial. You could have a professional dating photoshoot, but if your budget won’t stretch that far, help is at hand.
Dating app Hinge has just revealed the results of a study which aimed to determine exactly which pictures are most likely to get you a match in the brutal world of dating apps.
Men were 11 percent more likely to receive a like if they were standing on their own in their photo.
Whether you're taking a break from your dating apps for Bustle's App-less April or going full steam ahead with your online dating, it's always helpful to have a guide on what pictures are most effective.
Either way, it can't hurt to throw in a cute candid among the posed photos and see if it improves your dating life.
On the flip side, the absolute no-no's of dating profile pictures were: wearing sunglasses, using Snapchat filters (you're not a dog, sorry), posing with a possible S.
A few months ago I conducted a personal experiment: I swapped out a smiling picture on my Bumble profile for one that was almost identical, but laughing.
to choose from, or you're camera shy and seriously dreading taking some dating profile-friendly photos — it can be quite the process if you're serious about putting your best face forward online.
(Which, btw, you should be: it's not a secret that, when it comes to dating apps, people tend to swipe first and ask questions later.) But like any true Millennial knows, all problems are Google-able, and this time it's relationship-focused dating app Hinge coming to the rescue.
O., beach photos, and selfies — particularly bathroom selfies... If you love ponytails or top knots, you're in luck: photos of women with their hair up were 27 percent more likely to get a like than their hair-down counterparts.
No need to be afraid of cheesin' — pictures of women smiling with their teeth on full display were 76 percent more likely to get liked by other users.