Every country has a concept of how the perfect body looks. A study done by UK online pharmacy Superdrug Online Doctors took this a step further. A stock photo was found via Shutterstock. The company then hired designers from 18 countries to photoshop what they considered perfect attributes.  Each country varied significantly in their perceptions. But, an unfortunate commonality between countries is that many people feel “shamed” by unrealistic standards.

1.What Does The Perfect Woman Look Like?

Features that were often altered were:

  • Curves
  • Thinness
  • Skin Tone
  • Hair Color/Thickness

2.What Does The Perfect Man Look Like?

A UK study showed that men were not exempt from feeling ashamed that they did not live up to the perceived perfect body type.

For males, commonly altered features were:

  • Facial/Body Hair
  • Defined Muscles
  • Head Shape
  • Thinness
  • Skin Tone

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