Generally speaking, pure and true beauty is genetically produced and cannot be artificially created — but it can be enhanced. In other words, if one is not naturally beautiful, the appearance can be improved but the person will never truly be gorgeous.
“Attractive,” on the other hand, is a co-mingling of external attributes and internal traits that combine to produce a type of magnetism that is unexplainable.
Therefore, a highly attractive individual can be less than average in the looks department. We see the effects of this phenomenon in our day-to-day lives.
Consider that “odd couple.” You know the one, where the female is drop-dead gorgeous and the guy is just OK looking?
We all ask ourselves: “What the heck is she doing with him?”
The answer is quite simple: what he lacks in looks department he compensates for by being desirable in other areas.
We think that the best-looking individuals enjoy choice pickings in the dating pool. But in fact, it’s the one who is most attractive that wins at this game. Read more.