Feeling unattractive is horrible. Sometimes, it’s hard to know whether it’s all in your head. And sometimes, all you need to do is recognize the signs you’re unattractive, and work your way around it. Do it right, and no matter how you look or feel right now, you WILL become the hottest version of yourself in no time!
It’s tough to know how attractive we really are. There are those undeniably beautiful, you know the celebrities and models of the world, and those undeniably ugly—who are famous or ridiculed for being so! However, for the regular person, sometimes we feel pretty great about our physical appearance and some days we feel like we might be the most unattractive person in the world.
That is why you need to understand the signs you are unattractive, even if you’re only feeling it on a particular day. Not because you can validate and justify your feelings and accept it as truth. But because you can understand why you’re feeling ugly at that moment, and look for the quickest fixes to make yourself feel beautiful again.
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Of course, they are! Before we go any further into this feature and share a sizable list of signs that make you unattractive right now, you need to hear this first! If you’re ugly, you can fix it. If you THINK you’re ugly, you can fix that too.
Contrary to what you believe – that good looks is purely genetics at play, the honest truth is that genetics do play a part, but it’s not everything. There are so many other factors that make up what we call “attractiveness”. [Read: Hotness decoder – How to know if you’re attractive to someone]
Blame it on social media, or on your mirror, or just your mood! We’re all attractive in our own ways, and if there’s something we consider unattractive about ourselves, chances are, no one else has even noticed it!
Comparison is the thief of joy. And you know that’s the truth. You feel the “truth” of comparison hit you every time you scroll down your Instagram feed while trying to pass time. “Oh, she’s so much hotter than me”, “man, he’s so much more muscular than me”, “I’m never going to look this good…”
Ever been there? We all have! Even the ones you consider spectacularly good looking? They have those days too!
So, which one is the right version of ourselves? Are we just being incredibly arrogant when we look in the mirror and think “Oh, I look pretty good today”? Or are we being totally paranoid when we despair at how unattractive we are?
There are some things that are universally unattractive about people. And those are the ones that actually play in part in your level of attractiveness, and the way you’re perceived by others. Once you understand that, you’ll be able to recognize what makes you unattractive, and at the same time, you can fix those ugly traits immediately too!
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Let’s face it, while we all have different qualities and flaws about us that make us more or less attractive, there are some signs that we might be leaning towards the pretty or the ugly end of the spectrum.
Of course, attractiveness isn’t wholly to do with our physical appearance, it can be affected by what we wear, how we smell, and our personalities! Let’s look at some signs that demonstrate you might be unattractive.
Being overweight drastically reduces someone’s attractiveness, and it’s dangerous to your health too. Of course, we believe in #bodypositivity and in loving yourself for who you are. But if you can become a better and healthier version of yourself with a healthy diet, is it wrong to change for the better?
Get a personal trainer if you’d like. A personal trainer helps get you back in shape and lose weight. Being overweight makes so many of us feel sluggish and depressed. Get moving and start working towards a leaner, trimmer new you! [Read: The biggest benefits of exercise on your mind, body, and libido]
Smelling bad is so off-putting! There’s really no excuse for this, and it’s clearly a big sign you are unattractive!
Personal hygiene is so important. If you haven’t been paying proper attention to your hygiene, now is the time. Shower every day, use nice smelling products like perfumes and don’t ever forget to wear deodorant!
A yellow, crooked smile makes someone seem much less attractive. If you are worried that your teeth are holding you back, take a trip to your local dentist. They’ll be able to give you advice and options for what you can do to get that perfect bright white smile.
If you can’t be bothered to be attractive, why would anyone find you so? Looking like you last showered a few days ago, or like you’re wearing the same sweats for the last week, that’s not a good look. It doesn’t make you look effortlessly sexy, it’s a clear signs of unattractiveness and makes you look like rubbish! [Read: 15 easy fixes that’ll make you look way more beautiful and oh-so-hot!]
Swampy, baggy clothes are as much of a fashion faux pas as tiny mini dresses on the wrong lady. Find out what suits you and is appropriate for your age!
Throw out those old sweat pants and treat yourself to a shopping spree to get a whole new wardrobe! If you aren’t sure what kind of clothes you should be wearing, head to a department store where personal shoppers can give you advice and help pick out pieces that suit you. [Read: 13 physical attraction moves to look way hotter instantly]
Being snappy and grumpy isn’t attractive at all. Your impatience makes your look arrogant and unattractive.
It’s one thing to have opinions, but it’s a completely different story when you try to force your opinions down everyone else’s throats! Trying to stamp down everyone else who has an opinion because it doesn’t match yours doesn’t just make you annoying, it makes you very unattractive.
No one likes feeling as though they controlled. Do you try to control people around you? Do you always want things done your way, or you end up getting annoyed? Or worse, sulk? People like people that get along.
This applies to both men and women. Unibrows, hairy backs, wild beards, overgrown body hair, these are all things that are off putting to other people. Of course, unless you’re intentionally letting it all grow wild to prove some point, do yourself a favor and groom yourself. [Read: Sexual Market Value and the 5 biggest factors that raise your SMV]
All tattoos aren’t bad, some are actually sexy even if it covers half your body *Maori tattoos, anyone?*. But then there are a few tattoos that make everyone else cringe! *cough, tramp stamps, cough* Terrible tattoos don’t go down well with most people!
A bad haircut really changes how attractive someone is. Make sure you know what you want before you let that stylist get all scissor happy on you! It doesn’t matter if you’re bald, or have an unruly mop of hair, own it and keep it neat. [Read: How to build self-confidence: 16 ways to realize you’re worth it]
Okay, so maybe you weren’t born with feminine and voluptuous curves, or masculine shoulders every girl wants to cling to. But so what? Hardly anyone is ever “born with it”. A bad physique is a big sign you’re unattractive!
If you want to look attractive, and not ugly, that takes a considerable amount of effort. Hit the gym, work out and stick to it for six months. Six months from now, if you stick to your goal, you’ll look back and wonder why you didn’t do this earlier! [Read: How to be sexy, look sexy and feel sexy without even trying]
Again, this is nothing a healthy diet and good workout can’t fix. It hurts to hear it, but when you’re walking away from anyone, they WILL stare at your butt. And if it’s not eye candy, perhaps, chances are it’s unattractive and just a little bit of a turn off too!
A lame sense of humor is a major turn off. If you’re not funny, learn to be funny. But don’t be one of those annoying people who think they’re funny, when they’re clearly not! [Read: How to be funny and make people love your company]
Just pipe down! Being loud and obnoxious is a sign you’re unattractive. Maybe you’re a really nice person behind your rough and brash exterior. But if you’re considering attractiveness here, it definitely isn’t a good trait.
While it’s not fair that some people are acne prone and others aren’t, bad skin can be off-putting to some. While there may be a few, very rare cases where a dermatologist can’t help, being patient and using a good skincare regimen can and will definitely help you get the best skin you’ve ever had in a few months.
Don’t do it! It’s not cool to talk about sex or politics when people around you are clearly uncomfortable. Or any other disturbing conversation topic for that matter. Don’t be one of those unattractive people who can’t read a room when others around them are uncomfortable with the things you’re saying.
While it’s good to be self-assured, overconfidence can be very unattractive. [Read: The subtle differences between a confident person and an arrogant one]
This is one of the worst signs you are unattractive! Really, how can you not spare a couple of minutes to clip those nails and keep them clean? One look at your dirty nails, and others can’t help but wonder just how clean you keep other parts of the body that are hidden from view! [Read: 13 things people focus on when you’re in a date with them]
It’s hard to light up the room if you have nothing to say for yourself. Interesting people are more attractive as they come across as fun, lively, and intelligent. Get some new hobbies. You’ll not only meet new people but have much more to say for yourself too. [Read: How to not be boring and learn to keep your dates exciting and fun]
Stand proud, stand tall! Bad posture is the worst! Not only does it look unattractive, it also makes you look unhealthy, creepy and defeated. Walk upright and tall, lift your chin just a little bit upward, and face the world like you’re ready for anything.
If you are going to be really difficult all the time, people quickly lose interest in you. [Read: 8 attitudes that push potential partners away]
What’s a big sign you’re unattractive? You being lazy! People with energy who get up and go are considered far more attractive than those that sit around in jammies all day.
A bit of a Billy no-mates? It might be a sign that your friends have abandoned you. Are you a lost cause? [Read: 18 insightful reasons why you don’t have any friends]
You’ve got to stay fit, healthy, and strong to be attractive. Even if you are not overweight, exercise is important! Does this sound like you? If so, don’t despair! There is plenty you can do to turn things around! [Read: 25 inspirational tips to get motivated and work out]
Eating the right foods and drinking plenty of water has a positive effect on how well you look. Cut out greasy junk food and high calorie takeout and eat lots of fresh fruit, vegetables, grains, seeds, and fish. The goodness in these foods boosts your skin and hair and give you a radiant, healthy glow.
Rudeness is clearly one of the biggest signs you are unattractive. Do you believe being rude makes you look cooler or more “rich”? It really doesn’t work that way.
If you are known for being cold, cutting, bossy, or annoying, maybe it’s time to step back and think about how you treat people and what you can do to be a little nicer. It really can work wonders, you know! [Read: How to be nice and loved by all, in almost no time!]
Boring people are unattractive people, and it’s the honest truth. Do you dry text your friends? Do you phubb them when you’re with a few people? Do you have nothing of interest to share when someone asks you “what’s up?”. You may think it’s cool to make no effort at all, but it’s not. It’s boring and unattractive.
Are you one of those people who expects to get everything without making the effort for it? Do you sulk if you’re not given attention when you’re with friends? Do you hold a grudge if someone doesn’t wave out from across the street even they didn’t notice you? Being too entitled is a huge turn off for pretty much anyone, even if you’re physically very attractive. [Read: How to get rid of that sense of entitlement that’s ruining your life]
If you hate your job, then changing things up helps you realize your potential and doing something you love makes you happier. People who are happier and more satisfied with their lives appear more attractive to others. [Read: Follow your dreams: All the amazing reasons why it’s worth it]
It’s great not to be obsessed with your appearance. But at the same time taking no care often means you fall short of looking your best. Make an effort, at least every now and again, and you’ll feel so much better.
If your friends have tried to subtly tell you about your bad breath or body odor for a while, instead of getting cross and isolating them, appreciate that they are trying to help you. Then do something about it! If people are trying to advice you, take the hint, for goodness sake!
Being confident really is half the battle when it comes to attractiveness. Stand tall and proud and have faith that you are one hot piece, and just get out there and enjoy yourself!
[Read: Self-concept: What it is and why it’s crucial to your happiness]
Just remember being attractive is a combination of being beautiful both inside and out. Take care with your physical appearance and try to stay fit and healthy, but don’t forget to be a nice person too. Otherwise, no matter how pretty you are, people just won’t be able to see it!
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