Why do I look bad when I smile


    Why do I look bad when I smile

  • 1 You are faking smiles

    When a person fakes a smile, they are more likely to seem less attractive. In such a case, your facial features won't be reflecting the genuine emotion and you might not look that good. See how to tell if a smile is genuine.

  • 2 Your still face is more symmetrical

    Facial symmetry is responsible for a big part of facial attractiveness. If your face looks more symmetrical when you don't smile then you are likely to think that smiling makes you less attractive. See why we find symmetrical faces attractive.

  • 3 You think it makes you weak

    Some people think that smiling makes them seem weak, vulnerable or submissive. In such a case, those people might believe that smiling makes them look bad. See why some people never smile.

  • 4 You are not photogenic

    Some people look good in real life but bad in pictures. If you see yourself smiling in pictures and don't like your looks then the problem might be that you are not photogenic. See why we don't like to see our own photos.

  • 5 Your teeth are not uniform

    If your teeth do not look uniform when you smile then you might believe that smiling makes you seem less attractive.

  • 6 You think it makes you less serious

    Some people want to appear serious and be taken seriously all the time. If you are one of those people then you might believe that you look bad when you smile. See why some people don't like their side profile.

  • 7 Your posture is wrong

    When you smile with your head bent forward, you might seem like you have double chin. Make sure you maintain an upright posture while smiling.

  • 8 You are not used to seeing yourself smiling

    If you are not used to seeing your smile then you might think that you look weird when you smile. See why we like familiarity.