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The survey, conducted in Singapore by the Society of Aesthetics Medicine and sponsored by pharmaceutical company Allergan, asked 400 women and 100 men for their views on the link between attractiveness and job prospects.

The respondents, aged between 30 and 60, earn more than $3,000 a month.

The results revealed that:

89%

think facial attractiveness is important at work

91%

agree attractive people are more likely to be called for job interviews based on their photographs in the resumes

84%

feel attractive people are more likely to be hired or promoted

56%

think attractive people are better paid than their peers with similar qualifications

53%

feel attractive people are more successful in all areas of work