In The Eye Of The Beholder
Nov 1, 2010
When it comes to human faces, there's no such thing as "universal beauty". A recent report from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery highlights the notable differences between what different races find attractive. And a South Korean plastic surgeon has used faces of famous female entertainers from different ethnic groups to create photos of idealized beauties for each group. But what about appreciating attractiveness in people from other backgrounds? What do ordinary Chinese people feel are the distinctive features that mark attractiveness in non-Chinese faces? And who would they choose as an example of beauty? Our researcher Aaron Peng went out on the streets of Beijing to find out.
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