The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the difference in facial proportions between attractive and anonymous females in order to establish objective facial features which are widely considered as beautiful. The study included two groups: first group consisted of 83 Caucasian female subjects between 22 and 28 years of age who were selected from the population of students at the University of Belgrade, and the second group included 24 attractive celebrity Caucasian females. The en face facial photographs were taken in natural head position NHP. Numerous parameters were recorded on these photographs, in order to establish facial symmetry and correlation with the ideal set of proportions. This study showed significant difference between anonymous and attractive females. Attractive females showed smaller face in general and uniformity of the facial thirds and fifths, and most of the facial parameters meet the criteria of the ideal proportions.
Facial Proportions and Aesthetic Ideals in Rhinoplasty
Ideals of Facial Beauty | MDedge Dermatology
What makes a face beautiful? Perfect skin? Big eyes? A large smile? All these play a role, but in the aesthetics industry the answer is a mathematical ratio, dating back 2, years. Some 2, years ago, in Ancient Greece, it was discovered that when a line is divided into two parts in a ratio of 1: 1.
THE GOLDEN RATIO OF A BEAUTIFUL FACE
Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Is there a science behind the art of assessment and if so is it measurable? Through the centuries, this question has challenged scholars, artists and surgeons. This study aims to undertake a review of the evidence behind quantitative facial measurements in assessing beauty to help the practitioner in everyday aesthetic practice.
Beauty is a characteristic with an elusive definition, but its presence is generally unmistakable. When used to describe the human form, it can be thought of as the aggregate of facial or body features that produces a strong sense of pleasure in the beholder. It is a motivator for a great number of human behaviors, including social, reproductive, architectural, and artistic endeavors. Among the earliest historic records are the Gravettian Venuses Fig. Art from successive civilizations indicates a continual desire to portray beauty, and also illustrates a dynamic aspect to our perception of it Figs.