What Does The Ideal Man Look Like? The Answer May Depend On Where You Live

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In 2014, journalist Esther Honig created a fascinating project titled Before & After, where she asked over 40 Photoshop enthusiasts in 25 different countries to “make her beautiful.” She sent them an unadulterated photo of herself, and the results were astounding. Her appearance changed drastically based on the standards of beauty in that particular culture. Inspired by this project, UK-based Superdrug Online Doctor asked graphic designers—11 women and eight men—in 19 different countries to transform a New York-based photographer into their version of a culturally-attractive man. Continue reading »