, Greg Hodge, is opening a Los Angeles bar for beautiful people only. The first step to getting in is to join the website, where you send headshots, bodyshots and a profile. Applicants then have to pass a rating process where existing members vote on applicants over a nail-biting 48-hour period.
The love-gods at match also arrange singles events and provide online dating advice. It is well known and therefore attracts a wide demographic, allowing you to widen your dating pool or limit it with their advanced matching facility. Lovestruck helps you target potential partners according to location and it covers many of the major cities across the world.
The Beautiful People dating website, on which existing members vet new applicants based on their appearance, was launched in Denmark in 2002.
British men are the least successful applicants to the site, with less than nine per cent gaining access, while women fair slightly better on 14 per cent.
match is the most widely-used online dating site in the world and has nearly 1.8 million subscribers.
It works in the most traditional way: Simply create a profile, check out your potential matches, send them a few messages and then arrange to meet for a date.