What Does Your Smile Say About Your Personality?

Do you know that, because of your smile, you say a lot without uttering even a single word?


Tavishi Dogra
Written by: Tavishi DograPublished at: Feb 07, 2020Updated at: Feb 07, 2020
What Does Your Smile Say About Your Personality?

Humans smile for many reasons. Smiling makes you and everyone look happy. Your smile makes you perfect. When people smile, we are often fascinated. From the smile of Mona Lisa to a young child, from real to fake we are fascinated by every type of smile. But behind every smile, there are many secrets. From the cryptic facial expression to the devils in one's mind, it is eloquent. If someone is Dominative or Happy, we can find out by their smile. Here we will tell you about 5 different types of smiles, which will tell the secret of your heart and personality.

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Polite smile

You spark a surprisingly polite smile at times. When you meet someone for the first time, when you are about to give bad news and when you hide a reaction, you often give a similar smile. A polite smile involves the major muscles of the mouth which let the lips open up evenly. A polite smile helps us maintain a kind of thoughtful distance between people. While a famous smile (laughing openly) brings us closer to others, however, this closeness is not always appropriate. In such a situation, a polite smile is very useful for us in the office or while doing any work.


Duchenne smile

It is also called the Gold Smile. Duchenne smile is also known as the smile of genuine bliss. It covers the mouth, cheeks and eyes together. This is where your whole face suddenly laughs. The Gold smile tells you to be open-hearted, reliable, authentic and friendly. It is said that a woman who laughs like this is very happy after marriage.

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Flirtatious smile

Psychology states that Ellie Smile is used while flirting with someone. For this smile, put your lips together and raise an eyebrow. Some people smile by tilting their head slightly down which are very flirtatious. This smile makes you more attractive. A study has also found that people are more affected by an attractive smile.

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Wistful smile

Human feelings should not always be stated by saying. We, humans, can smile between both emotional and physical pain. Experts at the National Institutes of Health believe that the ability to smile and laugh while recovering or during the grief process protects you. Interestingly, scientists think that we can smile during physical pain for protective purposes. Researchers monitored the facial expressions of those undergoing painful procedures and found that they smiled more when they were alone. He concludes that people use this smile to reassure others that "all is well".


Reward Smile

Many smiles arise from a positive emotion such as satisfaction, approval, or even happiness amid sorrow. Researchers describe them as "reward smiles" because we use them to inspire ourselves or other people. Reward smile involves many emotions at once. During this, the muscles of the mouth and cheeks become active and the eyes glow. It enhances more positive and good feelings, as well as improves behaviour. For example - when a child unexpectedly smiles upon seeing his mother and the mother is happy to see him as if she has received a big reward. 

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