As long as we can remember, women have been held to what some consider impossible beauty standards. Media helps ingrain those standards through magazine photos, videos and overall expectations that eventually lead to the “squeakiest wheel” eventually morphing all of our attitudes of “what is beautiful” over time. In case you haven’t noticed, in recent decades, it’s been happening more and more to men. Equality, right?
This Buzzfeed video focused on the United States, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, Turkey, Italy, the U.K., India, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia and their current, and continually changing, standard of beauty for men in those 12 countries.
What’s interesting for Culturs’ population is that a 2010 study found that between white, black, and mixed-race faces, millennials considered mixed-race people to be the most attractive.
Check the video and see what you think.