The Science of Beauty
WHAT IS BEAUTY?
We all know it when we see someone regarded as ‘beautiful,’ but what is it that makes them so attractive?
THE SCIENCE OF FACIAL ATTRACTIVENESS
Studies across different cultures confirm that women are seen as beautiful if they have smooth skin, big eyes and plump lips – features which are at their best in your early twenties when fertility is at its peek. Scientists believe that this combination of characteristics has evolved over time to ensure the continuation of our species.
THE CENTRAL FACIAL TRIANGLE
Aesthetics experts speak of the eyes and lips as making up the ‘central facial triangle.' This is where we focus our attention when looking at someone’s face. From before the time of Cleopatra women have instinctively known about this and used make up to accentuate their best features.
CREATING FACIAL BALANCE AND BEAUTY
To create facial balance it is important to establish harmony between the nose, chin and cheek eminences. Beauty is associated with a regularity of the facial features where:
high cheekbones are universally desirable
emphasis on the eyes and cheekbones directs attention towards the eyes
accentuation of the mid face decreases the significance of the nose and the chin
enhancement of the mandible and mid face lessens the magnitude of the nose
Skillful application of makeup can create some of these effects but we know this is only temporarily and there are limitations to what make up can do. The way to achieve a longer lasting balance of youthful looks is by introducing or restoring volume, whether to enhance what nature gave you in the first place or to rejuvenate, revitalize and soften the signs of ageing.
FEELING GOOD & LOOKING GOOD
Its a well known FACT we all want to look and feel good inside and out and in a perfect world we would spend all our spare time and money getting pampered, but who has spare time & money on a regular basis? We understand this as we all have jobs, kids, family and never ending house work that needs to be done BUT we all need time out!
TAKE A BREAK!