State of the Date: Single Men Prefer Brunettes

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Although every magazine tells women to continue to highlight their hair and that "blondes are more attractive than brunettes," ItÂ?s Just Lunch found itÂ?s quite the contrary. According to a survey of 7,809 singles, ItÂ?s Just Lunch, the premier dating service for busy professionals with over 85 locations worldwide, found that 76% of men prefer brunettes over blondes; however, 67% of men in Southern California love their blondes.

AAlthough every magazine tells women to continue to highlight their hair and that "blondes are more attractive than brunettes," It’s Just Lunch found it’s quite the contrary. According to a survey of 7,809 singles, It’s Just Lunch, the premier dating service for busy professionals with over 85 locations worldwide, found that 76% of men prefer brunettes over blondes; however, 67% of men in Southern California love their blondes.

The survey also found that ¾ of single men prefer women with long straight hair; only 8% of men prefer their dates to have curly hair, while 21% of East Coast men prefer their dates to sport the famous "Meg Ryan do" and love short hair on their dates.

Women love a clean cut man. 61% of single women prefer their date to have a clean shaven face. For those single men who like to be a bit rugged, stick to a goatee, 23% of single women think it’s sexy, while 21% of Texan women love a mustache on their man.

Singles are saving Friday or Saturday nights catching up with friends or relaxing from the week and 39% save Saturday evening for a 2nd date. 41% of singles think that Wednesday is the best day of the week for a first date. 34% of men think Thursday is the best time for a first date, preferably a drink.

Although looks are important to singles, it’s not the most important thing they notice on a first date. 43% of singles pay close attention to how they treat the wait staff and others around them on a first date. However, men remember to ask your date questions about them, 38% of single women want to make sure their date is asking them questions and really wants to get to know them. 44% of single women believe hobbies and interests are the first date must topics of conversation—men ask your date what she likes to do for fun.

About It’s Just Lunch

Since It’s Just Lunch was founded in 1991, the company has arranged millions of fun, first date lunches or drinks after work—an atmosphere where singles can feel comfortable with the process of meeting a new person. With over 85 locations worldwide, each day IJL arranges hundreds of fun, first dates over lunch or drinks after work at over 1,100 restaurants. With many introductions leading to second dates, It’s Just Lunch is the world’s leading first date authority.

The U.S. dating industry is estimated at nearly $1.5 billion, and growing at 25% annually, with 110 million single adults in the United States alone.

For additional information, log on to http://www.itsjustlunch.com

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