Human (Homo sapiens) facial attractiveness in relation to skin texture and color.

  title={Human (Homo sapiens) facial attractiveness in relation to skin texture and color.},
  author={Bernhard Fink and Karl Grammer and Randy Thornhill},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  volume={115 1},
The notion that surface texture may provide important information about the geometry of visible surfaces has attracted considerable attention for a long time. The present study shows that skin texture plays a significant role in the judgment of female facial beauty. Following research in clinical dermatology, the authors developed a computer program that implemented an algorithm based on co-occurrence matrices for the analysis of facial skin texture. Homogeneity and contrast features as well as… 

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