Men Find This Hair And Eye Color Combo The Sexiest, Says Study

Is it what you expected?

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Most people have a physical type: Sometimes it has to do with hair color, body type or eye color. But which combination of all three of these traits is considered to be the most beautiful by men?

Well, we now the answer thanks to a study conducted by social network site, Badoo.

A grand total of 2,000 men in the UK were polled by Badoo to see which hair and eye color they find most attractive on woman.


What hair color do guys find most attractive?

Sorry blondes, but 60% of the men in question said they find brunette to be the most desirable.

A third of the men polled (33.1%) said they think the most attractive hair color is brown hair, while 28.6% said they prefer black hair. That means that in total, 59.7% of men said they prefer women with dark hair. When it came to women of other hair colors, 29.5% of men preferred blondes and 8.8% of them preferred redheads.

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There were other interesting findings as well.

What eye color do guys find most attractive?

When it comes to men's preferences for eye color, women with blue eyes won, with 40.2% of the men saying they think light eyes are the most attractive.

Brown eyes came in second with 29.2%, green eyes came in third with 17.5%, and hazel eyes pulled up in last place 13.1% of the vote.

What is the most attractive hair and eye color combination?

Overall, men find women with brown hair and blue eyes to the sexiest and most attractive.

So it looks like a lot of men would agree with Brad Pitt and pick brunette Angelina Jolie over (sometimes) blonde Jennifer Aniston.


Who knew?!

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What size do men find most attractive?

Another interesting finding is that the majority of men who participated say they don't prefer woman with the model-thin frame we usually see in magazines, film and TV.

The dress size 38.8% of men said they find most attractive is a UK women's 12-14 (US sizes 6-8). Women who wear the slightly curvier sizes of 14-18 (US 10-14) came in second at 25.5%, while women deemed "skinny" at a size of 6-8 (US 2-4) received 10.7% of the votes and those who wear size a size 18+ (US 14+) got 4.2% of the men's votes.

What do men outside of the UK find most attractive?

Overall, men's preferences remained the same across borders.


As noted, the results above indicate the preferences of men living in the UK, but they did also poll men living in France, Spain, Italy, U.S. and Brazil.

Men from all countries prefer brunettes over blondes and red heads, with those from every country other than the UK choosing black hair as their favorite.

And while French men prefer women who fall in the skinny range when it comes to size, those from everywhere else also prefer women with a dress size of 12-14.

The most mixed results by country were those related to eye color preferences, with men from all countries outside of the UK saying they prefer brown eyes or green eyes instead of blue.


As for whether or not most women care about of this? That's a whole different question...

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Nicole Weaver is a love and entertainment writer.

Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on April 6, 2015 and was updated with the latest information.