Law of attraction: Why beautiful people are so successful

It’s a sad fact, but you can’t argue with the science: beautiful people are more successful than the rest of us.

Science has shown that when an attractive person asks you to do something, you do it. It’s also shown that attractive people get hired quicker, paid more and get promoted sooner, and that generally, we simply consider beautiful people better adapted to modern life itself.

But before you break out the botox, let’s get some answers: what mechanisms are at play here? Are there any instances in which beauty is a disadvantage? And are there strategies that the less-attractive can use to level the playing field?

There is a lot of research out there that suggests attractive people make more money, and are more successful in the workplace generally, compared with average or below-averagely attractive people.

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