Actress Liza Soberano showed that Filipina beauty truly stands out as she topped a list of the most beautiful faces for 2017.
Soberano claimed the top spot in "The 100 Most Beautiful Faces 2017" released by Independent Critics, led by film critic TC Candler as revealed in a YouTube video on Monday. Soberano bested 90,000 female celebrities from around the world
This makes her the first Filipina to be hailed as the most beautiful since the list started in 1990. Previously, the actress placed second on the list (2016), behind English model and actress Jourdan Dunn.
Here is the complete list of the 100 most beautiful faces of 2017:
Other notable local celebrities who made the list are Kim Domingo, who took the 98th spot; Nadine Lustre who was placed 78th, and; Kathryn Bernardo in 60th place, marking her third appearance on the list.
Aside from ranking the most beautiful, Independent Critics also released "The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2017" list, which included model Daniel Matsunaga taking the 88th place; Soberano's love team partner Enrique Gil at 61st place, and; actor James Reid, who placed fourth.
As stated on its website, the Independent Critics searches for "grace, elegance, originality, daring, passion, class, poise, joy, promise, hope" in finding the most beautiful people from almost 40 countries to be included in its lists.