Differences between Caucasian and Asian attractive faces

  title={Differences between Caucasian and Asian attractive faces},
  author={S C Rhee},
  journal={Skin Research and Technology},
  pages={73 - 79}
  • S. Rhee
  • Published 1 February 2018
  • Psychology
  • Skin Research and Technology
There are discrepancies between the public's current beauty desires and conventional theories and historical rules regarding facial beauty. This photogrammetric study aims to describe in detail mathematical differences in facial configuration between attractive Caucasian and attractive Asian faces. 

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