Revealing ‘Ideal’ Beauty Standards

By on May 25, 2016
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Ann Lauren Bella Petite Revealing Ideal Beauty Standards

Bella Petite Magazine celebrity editor Ann Lauren timeless style reveals ideal beauty standards.

A recent study performed by doctors in the United Kingdom determines what the “ideal” female body and beauty expectations are and shows how they are different around the world. Essentially, they asked the simple question “how do perceptions of beauty vary from around the globe” to

Essentially the doctors asked the simple question “how do the perceptions of beauty vary from around the globe” to ‘female graphic designers’ located in 18 different countries. The task given was for them to photoshop the image that you see below to portray the ‘ideal body and beauty expectation’ for their culture.

The images demonstrated Perceptions of Perfection in each country. The photoshopped images depict changes in everything from waistline to the width of arms, legs, and overall body weight, as well as hair and eye color edits. The female graphic artists objective was an effort to accurately reflect their cultures ‘ideal beauty and body standards.’

According to the studies press release, “The goal of this project is to better understand potentially unrealistic standards of beauty and body types to see how such pressures vary around the world.”

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