Are womanly facial features interpreted as being feminine on a man, while harder features are regarded as more masculine? Not necessarily so, according to a new study from researchers at the University of St. Andrews in the UK. The study found that men are perceived as being more masculine simply if they appear taller or heavier. Previous studies have investigated whether masculinity can be measured as the average difference between the face shape of men and women. In their study — published in the journal Perception — the St.
It is quite common for women to feel that specific facial features may make their face appear too masculine. But when you consider the options for making your face look more feminine , it is important to consider all of your facial features and how they relate to each other. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to facial feminization.
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