Ridiculous 'Study' Reports Women Who Wear Make-Up Are Less likely To Be Good Leaders At Work

Both male and female participants perceived bare-faced women as more efficient leaders.


In disappointing news, a recent 'study' has revealed that women who wear make-up in the workplace are less likely to be perceived as good leaders in comparison to bare-faced colleagues.

Researchers, Esther James and Shauny Jenkins from the Abertay University in Dundee, conducted the experiment which required participants to analyse sixteen pairs of images, one depicting a woman donning make-up and the other without.


Respondents were then asked to assess which one they perceived to be a greater leader. And results indicated, that the majority of both male and female participants viewed women wearing make-up in a less positive light. Just to, you know, really shake things up for outdated views of women...

According to a recent study, women who wear makeup are less likely to be perceived as worthy leaders in the workplace

Dr Christopher Watkins of Abertay's Division of Psychology led the study and said,'This research follows previous work in this area, which suggests that wearing make-up enhances how dominant a woman looks.'

He continued: 'While the previous findings suggest that we are inclined to show some deference to a woman with a good looking face, our new research suggests that make-up does not enhance a woman's dominance by benefitting how we evaluate her in a leadership role.'

The more significant thing to note from this 'study'? That it's b******t 'studies' like this which aim to hinder and control women, to ensure we are undermined and that we are not competition for men. Nice work work Esther and Shauny. Really challenging those conventional views of women there...

From: AR Revista
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