New study confirms it actually pays to be pretty
For women in the workplace, being pretty pays off.
It seems female professionals between the ages of 24 and 32 might be taken more seriously at work if they spend more time on their looks.
In fact, research suggests they have an easier time getting a job, getting promoted and even get paid more than their less attractive colleagues.
So just how much more are pretty women getting paid?
The study from sociologists at the University of California, Irvine and University of Chicago suggests attractive individuals earn around 20 percent more than that of someone with average looks.
And attractiveness differs between genders.
For women, "attractiveness" is the amount of time they spend getting ready, putting on make up and grooming.
But for men, it has less to do with grooming and more to do with natural good looks.
"Double standard" doesn't even begin to describe this situation. Have you seen the price of eye cream?
For the less attractive among us, here are some weird jobs that pay surprisingly well: