They say there’s someone out there for everyone.
And now shallow people can unite in their very own corner of the internet thanks to Beautiful People, a dating website only for those who don’t exhibit certain flaws.
If you have certain “ugly” features, you won’t be allowed to use the site. The features listed below were the result of a survey that polled 3,000 of the site’s “beautiful” users.
Here’s the list of the top ten “ugliest” features according to the women who use Beautiful People:
- Bad mouth — too small, no lips, poor teeth
- Too short
- Bad skin
- Un-groomed facial or body hair — unibrow, nose hairs, wild beard, excessive back hair
- Crooked, large or otherwise ugly nose
- Balding or unkempt hair (not specifically styled that way)
- Bad posture
- Dirty or long nails or both
- Too skinny/scrawny/effeminate
And here’s the list of the ten “ugliest” features according to the men who use the site:
- Eyes too far apart or close together or wonky
- Big/unsightly nose
- Bad skin
- Poor figure (no shape, curves)
- No butt, too much butt
- “ThinFat” — skinny but no body tone
- Bad mouth/teeth — too small, no lips, poor teeth
- Bad makeup (too much makeup, makeup not correctly applied)
- Unibrow, no plucking, too much plucking
Oh, and just take a look at that landing page:
Beautiful People has 750,000 members and accepts fewer than 15 percent of applicants, according to managing director and founder Greg Hodge, who was once kicked off his own site for not being hot enough.
“So many of the ugly traits listed are easily fixable, which means potentially there is a bigger market of beautiful people out there hidden behind excess weight, bad teeth or lack of grooming.”
Hodge says it was a “blow” when he couldn’t “get voted back on” his own site, but maintains that Beautiful People’s “democratic rating system” allows the site’s community of users to “filter out the undesirables, in order to keep their dating community beautiful.”
“With a little more education in aesthetics, we will be able to further increase our market demographic and make the world a more beautiful place.”
Beautiful People is causing a stir on social media.
Dating websites and apps can be shallow places, but is this really necessary?
Shallow much? Any one of those features (i.e., flaws) would be more than fine on any woman I desire to be with….
— John G. Hoey (@AJPAHoey) May 6, 2019
Anyone remember the book series Uglies? https://t.co/sGO2bHwRH1
— Cherish Johnson-Reyes (@therealcherishj) May 7, 2019
This is the inevitable conclusion of Western civilization. https://t.co/jmeG2QnmjA
— PatrickdeSousaLahey (@PdeSousaLahey) May 7, 2019
We have to admit… this is the funniest part of this story.
The founder of a dating website for "beautiful people only" was kicked off of his own site for being too unattractive. Perhaps there is some Justice in this world. 😂
— THATISABSURDITY.COM (@AuthorofAbsurd) May 6, 2019
Shouldn’t the founder of such a site be an Adonis himself? You’d think so, but the world is an odd place.
It gets better (or worse, depending on how you look at it).
Last year, Beautiful People stirred controversy after introducing a “feedback service” that connected those whose applications were rejected “to plastic surgeons and beauty professionals at a discount to help them improve their looks” according to a 2018 newswire.
What a time to be alive.