But it turns out the software salesman doesn’t care all that much for sparkly ball gowns and elaborate updos.
“I like when a woman is relaxed and comfortable, when she’s feeling comfortable,” Higgins, 27, told PEOPLE in Mexico City while shooting the current season of the ABC show. “I don’t want her to have to always feel like she has to put on a face for me. I just want her to feel like herself!”
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“I’ve always had a thing for Jennifer Aniston. She’s just kind of stayed beautiful as she’s aged,” says Higgins.
The Bachelor airs Mondays (8 p.m. ET) on ABC.