It appears women are not as fussy when it comes to men’s bodies, reports the ABC.
It said a new paper published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences found that tattoos made men more attractive to women.
“Women perceived tattoos as a signal of good health, masculinity, aggressiveness and dominance,” the study’s authors wrote.
“They may favour tattooed men as more valuable partners with potentially better health and higher social rank.”
Another report said that apparently women find men more sexually attractive when they are carrying a bit of weight.
This “dad-bod” tubbiness — which can arise from the loss of testosterone as men age — means they are less likely to chase other women and therefore invest more time in their children.
Interestingly, a 2013 French study found women with tattoos — or “tramp stamps”, as Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper fondly refers to them were seen by men as sexually more available.