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What the Average Woman From 41 Countries Looks Like

What the "Average" Woman From 41 Places Looks Like

An organization called Face Research has been getting lots of attention for its most recent project, which has calculated "average" faces for women from 41 regions. To obtain the results, a collection of head shots from around the globe was gathered, with imaging software used to synthesize a normative face. It's quite interesting to look at, but I can't help but wonder how many pictures were actually used to construct each face. Also, it's a little odd to me that all the women are clear-skinned and really young looking. Still, it's worth a look. To see all 41 average faces, just keep reading.

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prencesschris prencesschris 6 years
last time I checked African American is an ethnicity
girlfunkmusic girlfunkmusic 6 years
And is it me or are they all wearing lipstick?? hahahaa
Diana615 Diana615 6 years
With the United States being a "melting pot" the average woman probably couldn't be authenticated. I'm happy to see African American was represented.
Smashboxchick Smashboxchick 6 years
Canada wasprobably just left out. As we know there were hundreds of countries that weren't included in the photograph.You'd think they'd have Canada in there, though.
LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 6 years
Where's Canadian? Or, do we assume that's English? Just curious!
Burkina Burkina 6 years
Thanks isahrangme, I didn't know how to explain it lol
isahrangme isahrangme 6 years
here's a link to a full size image http://www.geekologie.com/image.php?path=/2011/02/10/average-faces-full.jpg
isahrangme isahrangme 6 years
sourcherry: yea it's like when you draw many MANY circular shapes, one on top of the other, eventually you see an even circle... at least, i did when i had to do that for art class hahaha but they do all look YOUNG. i misread the title and thought these were average 41-year old women, and i was like WOW
Burkina Burkina 6 years
sourcherry thats cuz asymmetry and wrinkles, etc were eliminated when compiling the photos. thats why they all look good.
sourcherry sourcherry 6 years
symmetrical, oops!
sourcherry sourcherry 6 years
Is it me or are all of them really attractive? All perfectly simmetrical faces and, like you said, all with great skin. They certainly don't look "average" to me!
gooz1231 gooz1231 6 years
hey where can we see the full size images? their website is kind of hard to navigate...
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