This website accepts members according to how physically attractive they are, or more precisely how physically attractive existing members rate them. To become a member of this site, you need post a photo and wait 48 hours to see if you get in. Many are rejected.
As the name of the site suggests, BeautifulPeople is a site who's aim is to bring together people based on their looks alone. The site has a voting system whereby prospective members must submit a good quality photo of themselves and wait while other members vote them in or out.
BeautifulPeople has had quite a bit of publicity from it's politically incorrect approach. Not surprisingly it's been featured a bit in the media. This initiation process, the site owners claim, ensures that only the most attractive people are let inside. Once in everyone you meet will be gorgeous!
Only about 1 in 5 are accepted. This format is not new. DarwinDating has similar access restrictions.
The site is free to join and to post your picture. However, in order to view the voting process and initially access the site, you need to pay a fee of $1.99.
This lets you see how other members are voting. You'll usually know within 48-hours if you've been accepted.
Apart from its joining restrictions, the site offers the usual range of features such as mail, searching and forums.
By Tara Miller