Women Are Most Beautiful at 31: Study
Sorry, 32-year-olds
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 24, 2010 5:05 AM CDT
Lucky Katie Holmes is 31 and, therefore, at her most beautiful.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
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(Newser) – If Miley Cyrus and Taylor Momsen have you depressed and bemoaning your lost youth and beauty, chin up: You’re actually at your best at age 31. Women at 31 are the most attractive, according to a new QVC study, in part because they’re more confident and have better style than their younger counterparts, the Daily Mail reports.

Confidence is key when it comes to a woman’s attractiveness, according to 70% of respondents; more than half said they became less insecure and felt more attractive as they aged. “Real beauty is about more than just good looks but a combination of confidence, style, and personality, too,” says a QVC rep. But if you’re going to wear makeup on your quest for real beauty, beware—click here to find out about toxic cosmetics.