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Flirting 101: How To Flirt

The art of flirting is fun, and anyone can do it. Here are tips on ways to flirt with Marilyn Monroe showing us how to flirt like an expert (warning: use wisely…ie on your husband if you are married, or on single, available men if you are not):

* Face your object, and align your body to them (especially your knees and shoulders). It’s a clear signal of interest, even if you are talking to someone else in a different direction. All animals tend to align their bodies with what’s most important (even fishies do this).

marilyn monroe how to flirt

* Show your palms while you talk and gesture. It is a subconscious signal that you are interested.

* Wear Red- this color has no affect on women, but the color red is an aphrodisiac for men. Men are 56% more likely to ask out a woman wearing red than one wearing blue, and they notice a woman in red (who doesn’t?)

lady in red

* Check out his body language– it he’s raising his shoulders and slightly hunching them forward like a shy little boy, it’s an unconscious indicator of interest (you got him!). Touch his forearm lightly with a couple fingers for just a second to let him know you reciprocate his feelings.

* Tilt your head coyly to the side as you listen to your guy talk, and blink a lot. It makes you appear feminine, interested, and batting eyelashes tells a man’s brain you like what you see.

how to flirt with men

* Wear homey scents: believe it or not, men are aroused by kitchen smells like pumpkin pie, lavendar, doughnuts, and licorice (these actually cause a 40% penile blood flow- oh my!). Body lotions from Bath and Body works in pumpkin or cinammon or baked anything are a good choice.

* Flirt with your eyes– slowly gaze around, and slowly look up at your target from under your lashes, batting your eyelashes a few times while you do so.

eye flirting

  • I love this list. Marilyn Monroe definitely knew how to flirt!ReplyCancel

  • Oh boy, I don’t do any of that when I flirt. I need to step up my game. LOLReplyCancel

  • Kimberly

    I don’t think people REALLY know of the flirt these days compared to decades ago when things were more subtle and fun. These days it’s more like “Do you want to hook up with me?”. Sigh…ReplyCancel

  • Kelly

    Great tips for flirting and also in the art of subtlety. I have a vanilla perfume my husband loves – it smells like vanilla frosting!ReplyCancel

  • I definitely don’t know how to flirt. I’ve been married for far too long ;)ReplyCancel

    • Ditto . .. I USED to have skills but they disappeared a loooooooong time ago. ;)

  • Sheila

    I need all the help I can get! LOLReplyCancel

  • Courtney

    Thankfully I don’t need to flirt already found a great catch :-) Cute post!ReplyCancel

  • Zippy Sandler

    How timely. I went to an event this weekend that was all about dating (with Infiniti cars and The Bachelor Guy). He was talking about flirting and dating (yes, even for those of us who are married). Thanks…ReplyCancel

  • Flirting Tips

    She was amazing. She knew just what men wanted in so many ways.ReplyCancel

  • oh gosh. I am totally not a good person to flirt, lolReplyCancel

  • sibongile

    I like this very much, helpingReplyCancel

  • Jenn

    I’ve never flirted a day in my life. Will have to practice on Hubs and pray he doesn’t laugh. ;)ReplyCancel

  • Mellisa

    I think she was definitely queen of flirting.ReplyCancel

  • I have never been a good flirt, haha. :)ReplyCancel

  • Tee hee, thanks for the refresher. I should buy something new in red.ReplyCancel

  • That’s an art I never quite mastered. Fortunately, I still got my man. ;)ReplyCancel

  • These are some great tips that I need to be doing to keep things spicy.ReplyCancel