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The lines of a mask

by Guro Jostad Vik

on 06 February 2012

Dr. Stephen Marquardt is known for his Marquardt Beauty Analysis. This analysis, based on the golden rule, claims that true attractiveness can be quantified by mathematic formulas. By applying these mathematic formulas together with a massive database of "attractive" faces, Dr. Marquardt made a mask model which draws the lines and contours of what he believes is the most beautiful face. And the more attractive or beautiful a face is, the more closely it will match the mask.

Is beauty really just getting the sums right?

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