Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In More Than 25 Countries To Compare Their Beauty Standards

01 Jul 2014 Generic
Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In More Than 25 Countries To Compare Their Beauty Standards

U.S.-based journalist and photographer Esther Honig came up with an interesting photo project that answers a difficult question in an ingenious way – how can we compare standards of women’s beauty world-wide?

Honig’s solution was brilliantly simple: she sent a portrait photo of herself to freelance Photoshoppers in countries around the world with one request – to make her “beautiful.” Each Photoshopper, be they a professional or an amateur, took their own spin on the assignment, giving Honig (and us) a glimpse at what at least one person in each of these countries considers to be beautiful. Honig’s face subtly (and sometimes not so subtly) shifts, changing form and color as it travels around the world.
Which photo matches your own personal definition of beauty?
Source: estherhonig.com  (h/t: BoredPanda)

Original Photo

Original Photo

Argentina

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Australia

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Morocco

Morocco

Germany

Germany

Ukraine

Ukraine

Bangladesh

Indonesia

Indonesia

U.S.A.

U.S.A.

Pakistan

Pakistan

Philippines

Philippines

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

Chile

Chile

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Kenya

Kenya

Vietnam

Vietnam

Israel

Israel

Italy

Greece

Greece

Serbia

Serbia

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

India

India
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