Plastic Surgeon: This Is the 'Perfect Face'

Others beg to differ
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 2, 2016 11:06 AM CDT
Plastic Surgeon: This Is the 'Perfect Face'
The world's most desirable face, apparently.   (Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery / Dr Julian De Silva)

Combine Keira Knightley's eyes with Kate Middleton's nose and Penelope Cruz's lips and you have a beauty overload—and also the world's most desirable face, at least according to one plastic surgeon. Julian De Silva from London's Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery came up with the "perfect face"—also including Miley Cyrus' forehead, Jennifer Lopez's eyebrows, Reese Witherspoon's skin, Angelina Jolie's cheeks, Cher's jawline, and Selena Gomez's chin—after polling 1,000 female patients over the last decade, per the New Zealand Herald. "You will often have a consultation with a patient who will present you with a picture of a well-known person and will say: 'I want to look like that,'" De Silva says.

Apparently patients know their stuff when requesting the Duchess of Cambridge's nose. It's "mathematically perfect" with a 106-degree tip rotation, De Silva says, per the Telegraph. One study suggests a 106-degree nose is "the most aesthetic," but most patients "know that a new nose is not going to make them look like Kate Middleton," says De Silva. Don't think this "perfect face" is all that perfect? Neither does Good Day DC anchor Maureen Umeh. "It looks like she has a condition or something," Umeh said in a segment Thursday, per the Huffington Post. (She gave this face.) BuzzFeed notes that De Silva's creation is taking flak because it includes features of mainly young, white women. (This study suggests beauty is in the eye of the beholder.)

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