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24 Things Women Have No Idea Men Notice About Them


Humans are biologically designed to want to spread their genetic material. But nowadays, with almost 8 billion people on this planet, finding a mate who isn’t picky can be quite the challenge.

When we take a look at the animal kingdom, which humans are a part of, then we can quickly see the predominant motive of these sentient, living beings. They focus solely on their primal instincts; eat, sleep and sex.

But how do these animals showcase behavior that entices the opposite gender? For instance, male peacocks with the fanciest, brightest feathers tend to receive the most attention. Lions with the biggest mane are regarded as possessing the best genetic material. And gorillas have their own alpha males. But within a human society, it becomes much more than just one single factor. During the time of Neanderthals, it could have been the mate with the best hunting attributes so that their family could survive longer. But in a modern society, we have evolved to be more interested in material possessions like a mansion, an expensive car, fancy watches and/or lavish jewelry. But besides the blatantly obvious ones, what are some things that men notice about women that women might not realize? Here are some of Reddit’s best answers.

‘I notice how women check out men. They try to do it quickly, subtly and nonchalantly but I notice that they do look at guys that they find attractive even when they are out with their boyfriends or husbands.’ (Sungrey)


‘I really enjoy good hair. I like a woman with nice hair. I notice it all the time and I am often told that I am the first person that’s said anything or complimented them on their hair.’ (Azozel)


‘I like shoulders. Everything about how a woman carries herself starts from the shoulders. How her hair falls on her shoulders, the way turns her shoulders when she’s flirting or embarrassed. It’s just one of the things I notice first.’ (InternetKidsAreMean)


‘How they talk and the way they converse with you one-on-one or in a group setting. It’s even more so apparent when they are able to engage in a multitude of subjects. It shows me what they are passionate about and what they are interested in.’ (SendItDownRange)


‘Their smile. You can’t help but notice a genuine bright smile. It shows they are engaged in the conversation and that things are going in the right direction. (They are having fun.)’ (Desultorysobriquet)


‘The aroma. How a woman smells. What perfume they wear, the shampoo they use. A woman’s smell can bring back lots of memories for a person since the olfactory sense on a human is very strong.’ (FalstaffsMind)


‘I tend to notice makeup mishaps. Such as when the eyeliner is off or when the makeup is overdone where there is an orange face and a white neck. I’m not sure why, but that’s just what my eyes go to first.’ (Omnipony)


‘Especially in a group setting, I notice when girls have secret codes to each other. Something subtle can incite a quick glance to a friend across from them which could then cascade into a text or a rendezvous to ‘freshen up.’ (Anonymous)


‘How women look at other good looking women as well. When you walk down the mall with a beautiful woman, I have noticed that it isn’t just guys who check her out, but women will stare as well.’ (chinmakes5)


‘How girls can have full conversations with each other without uttering a word. My girlfriend and her sister can talk to each other simply by body language and a few subtle winks and nods.’ (finigian)


‘The way she laughs. Let’s be fair, guys make it a source of pride when a girl laughs at their jokes so I study how they genuinely laugh. There’s a difference between a fake giggle and a laugh because she’s actually entertained.’ (VulgarityEnsues)


‘Her eyes. The way she looks at you. How she maintains eye contact. How long she looks at you. Does she stare deep into your eyes? Eyes can say a lot when the mouths don’t.’ (SeriousInquirer)


‘Her body. Not just her breasts or her butt, but her body language. The way she sits, how she stands, how she carries herself. That all says a lot about a person. I personally like it when a woman is confident and carries herself with purpose and elegance.’ (Anonymous)


‘Her hygiene. There’s a time and place for everything. If you’re sweaty and at the gym, do your thing, that’s where you put in work. But if we’re going out to a nice dinner, how she dresses, how she smells, and how she looks plays a vital role.’ (squanderedskwak)


‘Her style. Nowadays with social media, and movies and television, everyone has a similar style. We all want to dress like the hot celebrities or the famous athletes. But if she has her own unique style and embraces it, I find that really attractive.’ (Skatesonsk8s)


‘Her sense of humor. Sometimes meeting strangers and striking up a conversation can be intimidating, but if she has a sense of humor then it can really break the ice. Furthermore, you always get more attached to someone you can share a laugh with.’ (Icebreaker)


‘Her friends. Who she hangs out with and who she associates herself with. I notice who a girl is out with because you are the average of your seven closest friends. If you’re a homebody you most likely won’t be out with the biggest party girl or boy on the block.’ (username981)


‘I notice a girl’s confidence. A woman who is confident and knows herself and who she’s worth is extremely attractive in my opinion. It doesn’t have to be loud or vocal, and there are no obvious visual cues but it can’t be missed when seen.’ (flackotalko)


‘Her makeup. I notice a girl’s entire face and her corresponding makeup. There are girls who put on excessive makeup and girls who go for the natural look. There isn’t one type that I prefer but it’s just something that I notice because it portrays how they want others to perceive them.’ (GoombaSquad)


‘The way they dress. Whether they dress conservatively or scandalously. I think a person’s fashion and their attire says a lot about them. It shows what they are interested in and how they want to look out in public.’ (Anonymous)


‘Her voice and how she sounds. It doesn’t have to be sultry and seductive it just has to have her own signature to it. There’s no one particular blend, it could be Southern, or Jersey or no accent. It’s all about how it’s said.’ 


‘Her height. I’m a tall guy myself but I have always been more attracted to smaller girls. So the first thing I notice is their height. And I think it goes both ways since height is something that women really look for in a man as well.’ (SweettoothSandy)

‘The overall attitude. How she talks, her mood, how she responds to other people. If she’s willing to engage in conversations, or if she’s nice to strangers. Her attitude towards me and others is something I notice almost immediately.’ (Anonymous)


‘Her eyebrows. I know, this might seem a little weird but I have noticed that each girl does their eyebrows differently. Some prefer them thinner while others have them thicker and bushier. They all vary but it’s what my eyes take to first.’ (DeletedUserName21)



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