Skip to comments.These Photoshopped Portraits Show How People Define Beauty In 19 Different Countries
Posted on 06/27/2014 7:28:10 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
Their task: to edit the photo to make Honig look "beautiful" — however the designer defined the term.
The results are telling. Each photo represents the personal and cultural beauty standards of the designer, with the American editor giving Honig bright blue eyes and long hair, and the Israeli designer darkening her eyes and skin.
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This photo of Honig has been photoshopped by designers in more than 20 countries.
Click the link - NOT A SLIDESHOW - and see how beauty is defined accross the world.
It will surprise you.
Beauty as defined by one Photoshop expert in each country?
Loved them all except Morocco.
I think the original picture is the best look...
Beauty as this article defined for United States is absolutely a joke. Whom exactly are they asking? Immature teenagers?
I tend to agree.
This is not a representation of countries, except in a broad sense.
This is a representation of artists.
In the US, artists tend to be in the middle sexually, meaning they tend themselves to be sort of vague.
I doubt this is representative of anything.
I certainly don’t enthusiastically adopt the US version.
Actually I was surprised half of them, including the UK, didn’t look like Morrocco!
And I will admit to have a naughty thought when I saw the word “Kenya”...
United States was hiddeous...probably on purpose. Of course the muslim garb loses by default.
They had me going until the clown makeup department representing the U.S.
Yeah....if this is supposed to represent the US idea of beauty nowadays, where’s the tats and various piercings and stretchings? And why is the hair all one color?
The burqa is needed to hide the bruises.
What’s with the cheek blush on the US one? Looks ridiculous.
i agree... no photoshop expert in the US would have that as the example of what it is considered beautiful here... i took it all pretty seriously until the US example...
and i find it hard to believe almost every country shown has the hair up in a bun... even in Greece, Italy and the United Kingdom? really???
i was hoping to see France...
Philippines is my fav.
she’s pretty from the get-go. don’t need no steenking photoshop
...The United States.
How very disappointing.
I know, it’s ridiculous to attach meaning to this. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
If you saw women without their plucking and makeup, you would be shocked. Add in nose jobs and other surgery, and it’s all a big lie. Northern and Western European women tend to be naturally beautiful, and the rest of the World’s women tend to modify themselves to the extreme.
This girl, even in the “no makeup” state, has already had extreme “beautification” performed.
Billy Joel left her photo as is. He said, “I love you just the way you are.”
Agree. And them golden eyes in Pakistan.
Argentina and Greece!
personally, i like Serbia’s best... i would wear that eye make up and lip color... minus the blush... heavy eye and pale lip with no blush is a French style of make-up application... it’s my favorite, along with the nude look... wearing make-up, but looking natural—like you aren’t wearing any...
[ If you saw women without their plucking and makeup, you would be shocked. Add in nose jobs and other surgery, and its all a big lie. Northern and Western European women tend to be naturally beautiful, and the rest of the Worlds women tend to modify themselves to the extreme.
This girl, even in the no makeup state, has already had extreme beautification performed ]
My idiot sister wore more damned makeup that Tammy Faye Baker every single and then before my dad’s funeral about 15 years ago, I saw her without makeup... Her skin was literally destroyed by it...
I had already been a minimalist concerning such things, but it was right then and there I swore off ever wearing makuop again unless it was for a special event and even then I resolved to only do absolute bare minimal makeup and that is to only use it to minimize zits and blemishes.
I like the original.
Although Phillipines has much to recommend it too ...
That’s one of the reasons I never wear make up either.
Who knew that those in the US trailer parks had photoshop expertise?
You mean not ALL the artsy-fartsy crowd are queers? Oh, yeah; I forgot the metrosexuals.
Oh baloney, she hasn't even plucked her eyebrows!
Anyway, I found it interesting that the Asian designers seemed most likely to appreciate her beauty as it is. Argentina cracked me up because she looks like half the women in my parish. That's evidently a VERY standard look for Hispanic ladies!
Correctamundo. Eyebrows make or break the face. Hairy bushy brows reminds us of eastern European girls with more body hair than a brown bear. Shaved and penciled in brows are also ridiculous.
Then theirs the Mexican look.
she is a naturally beautiful young girl. tell you one thing, I would work hard on protecting her from wolves.
Not a damn thing wrong with the original photo. She needs no make up
I think Bulgaria, Morocco and Serbia did the best jobs. Some of them, like Greece and the US, made her look like she had a ton of makeup on.
I think she would look better in Dubly.
Interesting tidbit: most of the fashion industry for the U.S. is run by homosexuals.