Cosmetics: They Influence More Than Caucasian Female Facial Attractiveness

  title={Cosmetics: They Influence More Than Caucasian Female Facial Attractiveness},
  author={Rebecca Nash and George Fieldman and Trevor Hussey and Jean Luc L{\'e}v{\^e}que and P. Pineau},
  journal={Journal of Applied Social Psychology},
The study explored whether 4 Caucasian women would be evaluated differently on 4 social measures depending on whether they were presented with or without makeup. Participants—152 men and 171 women—were split into 2 groups and were presented with the women's facial photographs either with or without cosmetics. Women presented wearing cosmetics were perceived as healthier and more confident than when presented without. Participants also awarded women wearing makeup with a greater earning… 

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