Who Do You Find More Attractive: Blondes or Brunettes?

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Do gentlemen really prefer blondes, or is this just a myth that gets women running to the hair salon every couple of months?

University of Westminster researchers sent a woman to three London nightclubs with her hair dyed brunette, blonde and red, and counted how many men hit on her, the Scandinavian Journal of Psychology reports, according to The Daily Mail. They then went back to the clubs and asked 130 men to rate photos of the woman in her three hair colors.

Turns out, gentlemen do prefer blondes -- but only when they're hanging out at the bar. The woman in the experiment was "chatted up" the most (60 times) when she was a blonde, according to the Mail. But the men rated her most attractive -- and most intelligent -- when she was a brunette, even though they only approached her 42 times with this hair color. (In case you're wondering, red hair was a bust at the bar -- men only went up to the woman 18 times when she had ginger locks.)

So why are blondes most popular at the club? "One possible explanation is that men were more likely to assume sexual intent. ... when she was blonde. Perceptions of the blonde. ... as being more needy may have reduced men’s fear or rejection or fear or an aggressive response, which increased their likelihood of approaching her as a blonde," University of Westminster researcher Viren Swami said, according to the Mail. Do you have a thing for blondes? Or do you prefer brunettes?
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  • i-cum-on-u23 2014/07/27 06:34:46
  • lildave.rubowiii 2014/06/21 21:53:02
    Blondes are whores and I honstley am more turned on by a brunette chick
  • Brian Collins 2014/06/06 02:08:45
    Brian Collins
    Brunettes rock!
  • Harbinger359 2013/12/25 22:04:34
    I prefer brunettes, for a few reasons:

    1. I just like dark hair. I think it's nice. I have nothing against blondes, particularly if the price is right (i.e. the woman has a good soul and would make a great companion and friend), but I just like dark hair.
    2. I cannot stand anything fake, and at least half of the so-called "blondes" running around these days are naturally brunette, but they have dyed their hair because of the preception that brunette hair isn't good enough because "men prefer blondes". I think it's misguided and sad that so many women feel that what God gave them isn't good enough, and we should try to get people to be happy with who they are. Of course, this could apply to more than just hair dye. And to the person who said "I prefer blondes because brunette is too common", I say, look at how many bleach-blondes are EVERYWHERE these days. Which leads to my third point.
    3. I feel like a lot of people consider brown hair to be boring. It's too painfully "average". But it's a very warm, inviting colour; there ain't nothin' average 'bout "average".

    For the record, I would consider myself a gentleman; I don't mean to sound arrogant when I say that, so I'm sorry if it comes off that way. It's just that so far as I can tell, a true gentleman doesn't try to hook up with drunk women at bars. Amongst other things.
  • FLORED 2013/06/26 00:57:32
    There should be a both option. Seriously, people who think someone is dumb just because of the color of their hair are stupid. They are being a hypocrite because they are being dumb.
  • adeenmckenziekennedy 2013/04/07 02:39:34
  • FLORED adeenmc... 2013/06/26 00:55:25
    Oh please, stop complaining. Most men these days are stupid and think that all blondes are dumb and most of them prefer brunettes these days. However, they should prefer women with good personality and smartness. They shouldn't judge someone by the color of their hair.
  • adeenmc... FLORED 2013/06/26 01:00:22
  • Mohit 2013/03/16 13:07:52
    Natural blondes are gentler and more communicative than brunettes.
  • Neon rose 2012/10/24 16:41:06 (edited)
    Neon rose
    I perfer Brunettes better. Don't get me wrong theres nothing wrong with Blonde my best friend is a Blonde and she's quite smart,also she wears glasses to. My hair color is Black and I think the male Brunette seems a lot handsomer. But I do enjoy the occasional Black haired man because they come off mysterious cause of the hair color.
  • AndyBoy 2012/07/12 20:41:26
    Actually, hair blonde or brunette is fine...long as she's a BIG BIG Girl.
  • Neon rose AndyBoy 2012/10/24 16:43:46
    Neon rose
    In what area do you mean big? Like the bust,ass,hips,size?
  • AndyBoy Neon rose 2012/10/24 19:52:05
    Yes, big all over. Huge is more like it.
  • Neon rose AndyBoy 2012/10/25 01:01:29
    Neon rose
    Like between 90-500 pounds what would perfer?
  • AndyBoy Neon rose 2012/10/26 17:44:14
    Let's stay on the 500 lb end of that range...and larger...
  • Neon rose AndyBoy 2012/10/26 20:24:55
    Neon rose
    Hmm...well i'm 156 pounds not to skinny that I look anorexic and not to big I have rolls not that theres nothing wrong with being over 100 pounds.
  • AndyBoy Neon rose 2012/10/26 20:45:26
    Size, like age, is always relative. I have to admit, weight is ONLY a number...500 lb on one person may look entirely different than 500 lb on another. It's all in the packaging.
  • Neon rose AndyBoy 2012/10/27 02:02:02
    Neon rose
    Yeah I guess... have you seen that movie with Jack Black in it and he got a curse put on him where, he sees "big" women as "skinny" women and "skinny" women as "big" women.
  • AndyBoy Neon rose 2012/10/31 16:33:22
    "Shallow Hal"...cute. He was "hypnotized" to see the person on the inside. Yea...I got off on the "big" Gwyneth Paltrow, fer sure. My kind of woman.
  • Untouched AndyBoy 2013/12/05 20:11:21
    Well, good for them that there is a guy that likes them morbidly obese and sick girls. :/ creepy
  • David 2012/06/28 01:11:33 (edited)
    Redheads = not my preference.

    Artificial blonde (dyed) = seems fake and unnatural but works for some people.

    Natural blonde = hair seems silky and soft. admire her hair more than like.

    Artificial brunette = increase in attractiveness (regardless of race) but something is off.

    Natural brunette = I prefer a light chocolate color or a solid brown.

    *I dislike curly hair. Long Wavy or long straight only*
  • Mother nature is biased 2012/01/17 23:18:16
    Mother nature is biased
    ...and specifically, Asian women.
  • fallen angel <3 2012/01/17 12:24:58
    fallen angel <3
    i am blond ;p
  • fallen ... fallen ... 2012/01/17 12:27:42
    fallen angel <3
  • Neon rose fallen ... 2012/10/24 18:27:47
    Neon rose
    Thats really disturbing considering me and my siblings used to watch Lazy Town when we were younger. Also only Pedo bear wants to see a naked 12/13 year old.
    P.S. tits are lager than head she must not have much upstairs.O.o
  • Untouched Neon rose 2013/12/05 20:12:55
    She looks bad.
  • momma24 2012/01/08 22:42:53
  • Neon rose momma24 2012/10/24 16:49:16
    Neon rose
    True dat I mean I've met a lot of bitchy blondes both genders but I learned from other people they aren't a real blonde. My best friend is a blonde and she's sweet,smart,and very optimistic. :)
  • kellis31 momma24 2013/09/26 20:10:19
  • BlackwinterG36C 2012/01/08 18:26:06
    ALWAYS bet on Black. From chestnut to jet black they always look hotter. Not to mention they come in more flavors.
  • Kezzi Rose Lavigne Biersack 2012/01/08 09:29:05 (edited)
    Kezzi Rose Lavigne Biersack
  • Gr8Scott! 2012/01/06 23:43:15
    look you really need a 3rd and 4th option here
    . I chose blondes on because that is often my preference historically, yet I have ended up with more brunettes.But a fair complexion with jet black hair will provide a stirring in the loins just as much as a hot blonde. And redheads,especially NATURAL redheads, GOOD LAWD!

    And then the wild colors (hair) these days......so easy on the eyes and super sexy!

    Oh, DEAR GOD, hear my prayer of thanksgiving: On behalf of all of us men that love to gaze upon and truly LOVE your finest creation :W O M E N ; WE THANK YOU!
  • Bocephus 2012/01/06 19:43:28
  • Stonecipher 2012/01/05 18:13:53
    I don't think hair color is important. It's how they carry theirselves and most of all it's their innerselves.
  • GhostRyder~PWCM~JLA 2012/01/04 04:21:08
    Ex is a brunette, current is blonde; so what do I know ?
  • Vision of Verve 2012/01/04 00:07:18
  • momma24 Vision ... 2012/01/08 22:45:02
    Any pictures of Strawberry blondes with brunette highlights, natural obviously? That's what my hair color is. I am always commented on it.
  • HQ <3 2012/01/03 23:07:10
    HQ <3
    Without hesitation
  • R ~In Harry Potter I Trust~ 2012/01/03 22:49:35
    R ~In Harry Potter I Trust~
    I love my naturally brunette hair and would never dream of dyeing it blonde. I'm definitely more attracted to dark-haired men. Light-haired men almost feel feminine to me though I know that's not really fair as I'm sure most blonde men are just as manly as brunette men. blonde attracted dark-haired light-haired feel feminine fair blonde manly brunette sexy brunette man sexy male porn star
  • FLORED R ~In H... 2013/06/26 01:01:11
    Actually, brunette is a young lady with brown hair but a BRUNET is a young male with brown hair. Same with blonde hair. Blonde is a young lady with blonde hair but a BLOND is a young male with blonde hair.
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