For female faces, long eyelashes are certainly more attractive than very short eyelashes (the least attractive being), but they are also somewhat more attractive than very long eyelashes. For male faces, however, very long eyelashes are the least attractive. A woman's blink: Did you know that a woman's blink is much slower and more agitated than a man's? Like the studies on hair movements that are part of the ritual of attraction between the sexes, so is blinking. Longer, darker eyelashes mean that more attention is paid to this gesture and to you.
Studies have shown that large eyes are more desirable in women. Because long eyelashes accentuate your eyes making them look bigger, which is a symbol of youth that is often associated with greater attractiveness. Which leads us to say that long eyelashes are more attractive to both girls and boys. Long eyelashes are also an indicator of health, an extremely important factor in terms of biological attraction.
From an evolutionary perspective, the ideal eyelash length to indicate health and, therefore, attractiveness, should be between long and short. Hell, even adding a couple of long eyelashes to an inanimate object like a car, and it suddenly takes on the role of a female and female character (see Cars for this example). The general findings suggest that there is an optimal length at which eyelashes are perceived as more attractive, which has an adaptive evolutionary basis. As unfair as it may be to some people, biology and evolution play the most important role in determining whether someone is attractive or not, which is why long eyelashes in men are considered an attractive trait, even masculine.
Sliding your finger over mascara may not seem like much, but it's been scientifically proven that longer eyelashes make us feel more attractive AND we look more attractive to others. Despite their lack of an exclusive biological function, longer eyelashes have been linked to femininity since time immemorial, and the first documentary effort to emphasize eyelashes dates back to 4000 BC. C. An experiment published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that the most attractive the length of the eyelashes is approximately one third of the width of the eye.
Each subject was shown 11 images of the same face, identical except for the ratio between eyelashes and eye width, which varied in increments of. There are many conditions and diseases that can cause eyelash loss, often called milfosis or madarosis. As research on this topic is scarce, study authors Farid Pazhoohi and Alan Kingstone set out to systematically investigate the influence of eyelash length on perceived attractiveness. Interestingly, participants rated the most attractive eyelash length differently for men's and women's faces, suggesting the interference of a cultural gender norm.
While some researchers have suggested that eyelashes are perceived as more attractive the longer they are, long eyelashes can also indicate diseases, such as immunodeficiency.