Still, while we're spending a gajillion hours getting ready to strip down, it's probably not the most important thing in the world. In fact, when we asked Men's Health readers what they actually notice the first time they have sex with a new woman, we saw a lot of repeat answers. Beyond the obvious responses ("boobs!"), there were some definite trends:
Seriously—your bedroom confidence is one of the first things guys take note of when the clothes come off. He's not looking at that ingrown hair on your bikini line or that patch of dry skin. He's way more focused on how comfortable and self-assured you are.
Yes, guys love when you take the reins in bed, and this is something that captures his attention way more than the perfect amount of sexy bedhead. If you really want to make a lasting impression, try these creative sex moves that neither of you will forget.
We’re not kidding, this body part was actually the most mentioned among Men's Health readers. So if you really want to play up your features before a date, try these four beauty tricks to make your eyes pop. Or just hold his gaze as you tell him how amazing something feels.
Sure, if primping for hours is going to make you feel more confident, then by all means, go for it! But if it’s something you absolutely can't stand doing (or just don't have time for), chances are he won't even notice. He'll be way too distracted by your general awesome, exciting, naked self to care (or even realise) that your pedicure needs a touch-up. Trust us.
This article originally appeared on Women's Health Mag