What Is and Isn’t Beautiful?

Everybody wants to be beautiful to some extent. Sure, not all of us aspire to be super model beautiful – at least from the era where they were actually beautiful and didn’t look like crack addicts – but nobody wants to be totally ugly either. However, they say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so does that mean beauty is only subjective? On the same hand, they say that someone has a face that only a mother could love or that someone fell down the tree of ugliness and hit every branch on the way down. Could it be, perhaps that we don’t agree on what is beautiful but we do agree on what is ugly? It’s not quite that either. As it turns out, beauty is defined by three main things: symmetry, fashion and flaws. Let’s have a closer look.

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