What the 'Perfect' Female Body Looks Like In 18 Countries
It is well known that beauty standards differ across the world with what is perceived as "attractive" varying from one person to another. UK online pharmacy Superdrug Online Doctors recently commissioned 18 photoshopped images of the same female. Their goal is "to better understand potentially unrealistic standards of beauty and to see how such pressures vary around the world." The company asked 18 designers from 18 countries around the world to photoshop an image of the same female to reflect the beauty standards of their specific cultures. The following is the original image before photoshopping.
1. The following is the original image before photoshopping.
A woman of this ideal United Staes body type weighs about 128 pounds.
The submission of China is the thinnest, weighing about 102 pounds.
A woman of Colombia's ideal body type weighs 147 pounds.
The idea body type of Egypt weighs approximately 132 pounds.
Italy submitted their ideal body type, which is the second thinnest figure weighing 108 pounds.
A woman of Netherlands' ideal body type weighs 127 pounds.
A woman of Peru' ideal body type weighs 141 pounds.
A lady with an ideal body in this country weighs about 128 pounds.
The ultimate figure in Romania weighs about 146 pounds.
The perfect figure in this country weighs about 135 pounds.
12. South Africa
The idea body type of South Africa weighs approximately 131 pounds.
The submission of Spain is the "heaviest", weighing 153 pounds.
Mexican like this kind of body type, weighing 128 pounds.
The ideal type of woman in Syria weighing 129 pounds.
Ukraine submitted their ideal body type, weighing 120 pounds. It is the third thinnest of this group.
The researchers say that the perfect body type in Argentina weighs 127 pounds.
Venezuela would like this curvy and busty shape, weighing about 145 pounds.
The popular shape in the U.K. would weigh about 126 pounds.