Your profile picture is just like a first impression — so make it count!
Choosing the perfect photos to post to your online dating profile can be daunting.
Men were found to be most attracted to women displaying happiness, and least attracted to women displaying pride. Women are most attracted to a man displaying pride because pride can be associated with higher levels of masculinity, which in turn show a man’s ability to provide and care for his family.
Previous research has shown happiness is associated with low dominance and femininity, which can explain why men are attracted to women displaying happiness most.
Read: 10 things dating sites won’t tell you The surge in photo-centric, location-based dating apps proves one thing: People are more interested in your pictures than a lengthy essay about your hopes and dreams.If you plan to crop the photo, of course, then sitting is fine.Also, consider posting some shots of you in action — kayaking, biking, playing tennis, etc.5. It's been said the eyes are the window to the soul, which is why you shouldn't hide behind your shades.Gyms and dating apps typically see a surge in use in January. But not everyone can pull off a selfie, and those who do should probably take them sparingly, if academic research is to be believed.For men, professional head shots and photos with facial hair were rated the highest and, for women, photos showing the person singing or playing an instrument, playing a sport or wearing a bikini were rated the highest, according to a survey of 2,000 profiles by The Grade dating app.