Sociologists [UCI alumna] Jaclyn Wong and [UCI associate professor] Andrew Penner collected data from over 14,000 candidates and the results were nothing short of shocking. According to the research, "the beauty premium can be actively cultivated", meaning even if you're not congenitally attractive those who spend an extra 20 minutes preening in the mirror before work could result in a higher pay check.

For the full story, please visit http://www.heart.co.uk/lifestyle/beauty-style/women-wearing-makeup-paid-more-at-work/.

 

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