At worst, as long as he is not too ugly, things are fine." By and large, a macho but not necessarily strong man looks more attractive than a refined and fashionable one.Perfection is not the fashion here and it’s not customary to talk about trifling things like sexuality, appearance, personal grooming.
Far more important is his aspiration to earn money and his ability to spend it wisely," Kalen says.
In other words, Russian women eye up future prospects, not the amount of cash in his wallet.
A man who uses body moisturizer, follows fashion trends, worries about the appearance of his nails, is not afraid to visit manicure salons, and only enjoys physical exercise in the gym, all gives rise to suspicion."Appearance is less important.
Contrary to the idea promoted by the fitness industry, it’s not really bodybuilders whom women prefer," psychologist Elena Kalen told RBTH.
"All this equality, for heaven's sake, drives me nuts, I like it when a young man helps me to take off or put on my coat, or holds the door for me," some Russian women write on social media forums.