There are some beauty tips we all grew up hearing. If you had a lipstick for every time your mother, grandmother, or any other well-meaning family member told you “it’s what’s on the inside that counts”—well, your makeup drawer would be overflowing. Turns out, science actually backs up that well-worn phrase. In a new study published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, researchers found that women with nice personalities are seen as more physically beautiful than mean people.
Originally published on Shape.com.