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Old 11-27-2012, 03:02 AM
 
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A pretty face is common, a divine body less so. Both in one person almost non existant.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:49 AM
 
Location: In the city
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Disagree. I see a lot more attractive bodies than faces, especially on men. You can alter your body significantly with diet and excercise. With a face, you have to go to a bit more extreme to make it look really different (with the caveat that some women look very different with skillfully applied makeup). Typically something like a large, unappealing nose, bad teeth, a weak chin, sagging jowls or eyes, prnounced asymmetry, etc. requires surgery or at least a lot of money to correct.

I see people all the time who look good from the back and then you see their face...
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Old 11-27-2012, 12:46 PM
 
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I wear a full face of makeup the whole nines at all times. I also have a single photo in my album in which I'm bare faced. Tell me what about my features is altered and how does that alter your perception of my attractiveness.

Pretty women with makeup aren't ugly women without it. Like most men, you likely know very little about makeup and what it does.
I think you look fine without makeup. Your overbite is much more prominent in the picture without makeup but other then that I like your natural look better.

Another thing; why are you making a "duck face" in so many of the pictures? IMO, all I end up seeing is this silly pucker and anything else you're trying to *display* is lost.

No disrespect intended but you asked.

On topic, I've seen plenty of larger woman with absolutely gorgeous faces and the personality to go with it. I enjoy looking all types of people. Body and facial features matter squat if they open their mouths and end up sounding like self centered idiots. They get ugly real fast.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:19 PM
 
Location: Next stop Antarctica
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I think you look fine without makeup. Your overbite is much more prominent in the picture without makeup but other then that I like your natural look better.

Another thing; why are you making a "duck face" in so many of the pictures? IMO, all I end up seeing is this silly pucker and anything else you're trying to *display* is lost.

No disrespect intended but you asked.

On topic, I've seen plenty of larger woman with absolutely gorgeous faces and the personality to go with it. I enjoy looking all types of people. Body and facial features matter squat if they open their mouths and end up sounding like self centered idiots. They get ugly real fast.
Yes, whats with all this pouting business is anyone really turned on by it?
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:38 AM
 
Location: West Los Angeles
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There are literally hundreds of girls on Plenty of Fish (in my area) with pretty, attractive faces that are heavy/fat.
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Old 12-01-2012, 01:01 PM
 
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There are literally hundreds of girls on Plenty of Fish (in my area) with pretty, attractive faces that are heavy/fat.
heavy? fat??

A good woman is like a good steak, you need a little marbling for the best flavor
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Old 12-03-2012, 01:52 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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You know now that I think about it I know quite a few girls with very pretty faces that are overweight. Don't tell them I said so tho cuz they don't think so.
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Old 12-13-2012, 10:49 AM
 
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Sorry but I have to vote on the body. I had an ugly boyfriend before with a banging body but he also dressed well and was very clean and hygienic. That helped too.
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:19 PM
 
Location: Windham County, VT
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There's no right or wrong answer. This is your personal opinion.

Do you find having an attractive face or having an attractive physique is more common? I mean generally in the gender you are attracted to, but also your own gender. Like, are there more people with attractive to beautiful facial features but fewer with rockin' bods, or vice versa?

I would say for me a really beautiful face is a lot rarer than a great body (which is more controllable. You can beautify yourself with makeup, but there's less room to move than working out etc). However, there are quite a few women with fairly attractive faces. I don't really scrutinize people's bodies in detail, but I think it's true, porn stars and celebs do create unrealistic standards.

This is not a discussion about which you think is more important.
My standards for a face are higher-or inhabit a narrower range, if that is preferable way to put it-than my standards for a body.
Thus, it's more common for a "neck-down" body to "pass muster" in my eyes than for the "neck-up" body (face) to be one that I'd want to see more of/again.

As I mentioned in another thread here, bodies are more of an indistinct scribble to me (within certain broad parameters), but the face is clearly (according to my subjective opinion) more individual & is weighed more heavily as far as influencing to whom I will be attracted.
The face seems more personal-compared with "well, if you've seen one elbow, you've seen them all"-which, while I know it isn't strictly true, it's closer to true than to say the same of a face.

Think I would say same for how I view women, too-that there are fewer faces that I really like, compared with my personal opinion of their bodies (less important factor to me)-plus, my aesthetics are more forgiving/all-encompassing as to bodies vs. as to faces. Generally, there are more bodies that I can get used to than faces I can get used to. And, as others have stated, finding someone with both body & face that one likes is the greater challenge...

Can't put numbers/ratio to the formula, though. And of course none of this takes into account other variables of both presentation and content, i.e. the sound of someone's voice, their behavior, and so on.

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Old 12-14-2012, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Middle Earth
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Both are common actually. Some have already mentioned it, but I don't see that many with an attractive face AND body.
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