Women spend more time observing other women than men

Women spend more time analysing other women's looks than they do checking out men

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Women spend more time analysing other women's looks than they do checking out men

Women spend more time analysing another women’s looks than they do checking out men, according to a new survey.

The research by British swimwear company, Swimwear365, found that half of the 2,000 women asked said that they 'enjoy' comparing themselves to other women.

Checking out other women’s shoes, height, whether they have had plastic surgery or have cellulite, and where their handbag is from were found to be the usual factors women judge those of the same sex on.

Others check to see if the other woman is thinner than they are, and whether or not they are wearing wedding rings.

Much of the ogling was found to occur on the beach, with 80 per cent of the women polled saying they love to watch other women while they are sunbathing.

‘There is not a woman on the planet who doesn’t love people watching and having a sneaky look at other women,’ said Helen Boyle, a stylist for Swimwear365.

‘It’s only natural that we compare ourselves and the way we look to how other women dress, do their hair, and, of course, their figure,’ she continued.

One in 10 women polled always want to look better than the ‘opposition.’

Do you agree? Do you find yourself often checking out other women to see how you compare? Let us know in the comment box below.


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