Visible skin condition and perception of human facial appearance.

  title={Visible skin condition and perception of human facial appearance.},
  author={Nadine Samson and Bernhard Fink and Paul Matts},
  journal={International journal of cosmetic science},
  volume={32 3},
Evolutionary psychology suggests that certain human beauty standards have evolved to provide reliable cues of fertility and health. Hence, preferences for some physical characteristics of the face and body are thought to reflect adaptations for the promotion of mate choice. Studies that have investigated facial attractiveness have concentrated mainly on features such as symmetry, averageness and sex-typical traits, which are developed under the influence of sex steroids. Few studies, however… CONTINUE READING