A computer programme usually used to draw up e-fits of wanted criminals has been used to create the faces of the most beautiful man and woman in the world.
The pictures are the result of a two-month-long study led by Dr Chris Solomon, a world expert in facial mapping, that asked people to put together a composite of the perfect face using the EFIT-V PhotoFit software used by UK police.
The software takes into account factors including the thickness of lips, nose Perfect female face and width, and hairline.
Celebrities with 'new' faces. Those results were then judged by another people who rated them for attractiveness, allowing researchers to create these composite pictures showing the archetypal faces of male and female beauty.
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David Gandy ranked the most attractive male celebrity in the survey Rex. Dr Soloman said the study, commissioned by Samsung to mark the launch of its new Galaxy S6 phone, revealed "some interesting results about what Brits consider to be the epitome of beauty".
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The academic said the study also threw up some differences between men's and women's perceptions of ideal beauty. The female perception of male beauty.
The female perception of female beauty. The male perception of male beauty.
The ideal female face. Female Almond-shaped, brown eyes: The ideal male face.
Male Oval-shaped, blue eyes: All other measurements use this unit and are thus a ratio in Perfect female face to it. The study also looked at which famous people conformed the most to the ideal, suggesting that Natalie Portman and David Gandy were the most beautiful celebrities in the world.