CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - For the second straight year, the Washington, D.C. metro area earns the title of "Sexiest U.S. City" as compiled by Pure Romance, the nation's leading and fastest growing woman-to-woman direct seller of relationship enhancement products.

To determine the 20 sexiest cities, Pure Romance scored on-line product sales, along with net regional sales through active Consultants around the country.

"It's the second time that our Nation's Capital is the sexiest city," said Chris Cicchinelli, Pure Romance CEO and President. "Residents of the Washington D.C. area not only are leading our country, but are leading the way with their personal relationships."

Other survey highlights:

Philadelphia jumps from fourth in 2014 to second place in 2015

The Tampa-St. Pete-Sarasota region made the biggest jump, from 16th last year to 10th this year;

Salt Lake City made the second biggest advance from 14th to 9th

The survey's only newcomer is Buffalo, debuting this year in 18th place

The Top 20 Sexiest U.S. Cities for 2015 are:

1. Washington, D.C. metro area

2. Philadelphia, PA

3. Detroit, MI

4. Baltimore, MD

5. Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

6. Atlanta, GA

7. St. Louis, MO

8. Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

9. Salt Lake City, UT

10. Tampa-St. Pete-Sarasota, FL

11. Cincinnati, OH

12. Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH

13. Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, VA

14. Portland, OR

15. Milwaukee, WI

16. Denver, CO

17. Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, MI

18. Buffalo, NY

19. Green Bay-Appleton, WI

20. Pittsburgh, PA

About Pure Romance

Pure Romance is the nation's largest and fastest-growing woman-to-woman direct seller of relationship-enhancement products. Pure Romance markets its premier line of products, ranging from bedroom accessories to beauty products to lingerie, through a network of more than 100,000 specially trained or certified sales Consultants at in-home parties throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, South Africa, and Australia.

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