Your smile might be your top asset. In a study by the American Association of Orthodontist, people rated faces (regardless of physical characteristics) with beaming smiles as more attractive than those with not-so-big grins. More support for smiling: Women with great smiles and no makeup on were considered better-looking than those with makeup and a straight face, a U.K. study from Wrigley gum notes.
Want to appear toned without the agony of pushups? Yes, please! People with “perfect” smiles (white, aligned teeth) are considered more athletic than those with bad teeth, a study in the American Journal of Orthodontics an Dentofacial Orthopedics reveals. Braces, anyone?