Chemistry
Review

Chemistry.com is a dating site sprinkled with science. The chemistry-inspired matching system is really inspired and offers members an innovative sign-up experience. If you are serious about analysis, research and the science that goes in to finding love then this is the site for you. You even get a free personality insight from a leading Professor of anthropology. It's not all serious stuff, however, there are flirting mini games and a First Meet feature for help on cool venues for your date. 

Overall Review Score 70%

Creating your profile

Finding your match

Connecting with members

Mobile Features

The Trust Factor

Payment & Support

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The Good

The matching algorithm and personality test was developed by Dr. Helen Fisher, a professor of anthropology and expert on the biology of love and romance. It's success rate has been featured on TV programmes such as Good Morning America. 
 

The Bad

Chemistry.com does not let you search for potential dates as they have made it their aim to send the perfect match to you. They also try and get you to subscribe before checking the site out for yourself.

Network Reach

Over 14 million registered members.

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  • 1 month subscription
    $39.99
  • 3 month subscription
    $80.99
  • 6 month subscription
    $125.99
Genres

Creating your profile

When signing up you are asked a few quirky questions that are different to all of the other dating websites. In order to find out your personality traits they ask things like 'Are you one to follow the rules?' Or 'Do you think you are sensitive?' After the personality tests they then ask you the typical demographic questions and a series of questions about what your perfect match would look like. As these are all multiple choice the last section allows you to describe yourself in your own words. Although it takes a while to carry all these out it seems they really are going to the next level to find out everything about you in order to find a suitable match.

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Joining process is a long process, taking about 30 minutes. So be prepared!
Photo editing
Horoscopes
Facebook Login
Multiple photos
Webcam photos
Video profiles
Compatibility scoring

Finding your match

Chemistry.com has no option to search other members. However the matches they think you would like are presented to you on a daily basis - so there's no shortage of options. Its then your job to put them into categories of which ones you are interested in and which ones your not. If you change your mind you can go back and put them into a different category later.

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Connecting with members

Although there is no search engine there are many other ways to connect with people once you have subscribed. Here's list: 

- Communicate with your matches immediately using the dedicated email service.
- View 'my connections' to check out updates to the profiles of members you have interacted with, met or been matched with.
- Check out who's 'noticed you' and look at their complete profiles.
-Take advantage of an instant profile transfer from sister site, Match.com.
-The fantastic 'First Meet' feature allows users to arrange to meet in a range of different suggested locations.
- Use the Chemistry starters mini games and questionnaires to help you find your soul mate.
- Use the hidden chemistry feature to help you identify potential matches that could already be associated with your profile.

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Show who's online
Direct messaging
SMS texting
Video chat
Flirts, kisses, winks
Online chat
Friends list

Mobile Features

There are no cellphone features that come with this site.

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The Trust Factor

Chemistry.com have made the terms and conditions for cancelling your contract very clear during the sign-up process. They have helpfully placed them on the same page as the billing information and even claim that, if you cancel, any payments made by you under the contract will be returned within 10 business days following receipt by the seller or your cancellation notice.

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Payment & Support

FREE membership includes:

Get a personality insight from Dr. Helen Fisher
Let serendipity guide you. Find matches on the stream.
View photos and voice notes
Receive daily personalized matches

You have the option of just one payment plan that costs:

1 month plan $39.99 per month
3 month plan $26.99 per month
6 month plan $20.99 per month

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Credit/debit cards
Cancel subs online
Phone support
Direct debit/bank transfer
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