These Are The Kinds Of Tinder Profile Pictures Guys Are Attracted To The Most

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To be very clear: Looks aren't everything. To be very real: On Tinder, your profile picture is almost everything. It's what your potential partner is going to swipe left or right on after maybe three seconds of contemplation, so you need to put your best Tinder profile picture forward.

This doesn't mean you should photoshop yourself until you are Kardashian-level airbrushed. In fact, it means you should do just the opposite. You want to show as much of your authentic self as possible within one tiny rectangle.

If you want to maximize your chances of matching with that Riz Ahmed lookalike so you can eventually get married and have all of the talented, beautiful babies, it's simple: Choose a really great picture. (Yeah, not simple at all.) So what makes a really good picture?

These are the Tinder profile pictures guys are attracted according to the men of Reddit and one real one, too. (Disclaimer: I was not able to get Riz Ahmed's opinion on the matter.)

This guy says pick an action shot, Wonder Woman.

The best pictures are the unique ones. Action shots doing something fun. That sort of thing.


This guy thinks you should cheese it up.

Silly pictures, not but not like "lol im so crazy" selfies. Laughing, making a silly face that isn't obviously trying to be an attractive silly face, posing with something or someone, etc.

It's a sign that you don't take this, or life too seriously. And in my experience people with a healthy sense of humor are more likely to approach things honestly, and less likely to be curmudgeony pessimists.


This kind of rude dude doesn't want to be deceived.

Up close pictures of their face, full body shots. With no funny business!

No huge shades covering the face. No snapchat filters. No skydiving shots or shots from very far away that hide what your body actually looks like.


This guy is less shallow, and still just wants you to look like you do IRL.

I am not opposed to dating girls that aren't skinny at all, I just wanna know what you fully look like you know? The girl I'm kind of seeing now is definitely not a skinny girl.


This guy wants you to show off your gorgeous eyeballs… unless they're drunk eyeballs.

Don't have sunglasses on. No duck face, added bunny ears or flowers. Look into the camera, smile. Don't use an artificial pose in an attempt to look sexy. No clubbing or drinking pictures.


This guy thinks you should feature your (or anyone's) pup.

I'm a simple man, I see a pretty face with a dog, I swipe right.


And because the dudes of Reddit started bumming me out with their needs and wants and body shaming, I also asked a real life man friend. He said that it is pretty simple: A smile is key to getting a swipe right. “A weird amount of girls had no pictures with them smiling,” he said. “Baby girl, I'm hilarious. You're gonna need to be ready for the funny.”

He also mentioned he didn't like very posed Instagram influencer-wannabe photos: “Nothing obviously posed. Especially as, if things went well, it would eventually mean ME being the one taking your posey photos.” So dudes don't want to end up being an Instagram husband. Got it.

Here's my takeaway after asking men for their opinions on what makes a good Tinder photo: Real, kind guys are going to swipe you if your vibe fits with theirs. Think about it. Some women would go crazy over a guy on Tinder with his cat in all of his profile pictures. I, on the other hand, would feel sick to my stomach.

Everyone has different taste, so be authentic, tuck in your cleavage, and smile. But also, leave your cleavage out if that fits your life vibes. My favorite Instagram account @officialseanpenn sells tote bags that say “be a slut, do whatever you want” and that's how I feel about choosing a Tinder profile picture.

Forget all the noise and just be you, because the dudes out there seem to have a million different opinions anyway.


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These Are The Kinds Of Tinder Profile Pictures Guys Are Attracted To The Most

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