Beauty Standards in China vs. the West

(video courtesy: Asian Beauty Secrets)

This video is an interesting insight into what China sees as beautiful compared to what the West sees as beautiful. Ultimately, topics like Ideal Body Weight (or Shape), Ideal Eye Shape, Ideal Nose, Ideal Faceshape and etc are discussed.

Taking a look at what the differences in beauty perspectives are makes one wonder about the different factors that influence a culture’s take on what’s beautiful and what’s not. Let’s hear it straight from 3 Chinese individuals who have had first hand observations with this phenomenon.