Here's how a 'beautiful woman' looks like in 18 countries

PHOTO: Distractify

An online doctor from the UK asked female graphic graphic designers around the world to Photoshop this woman to make her "beautiful" - and the results were just mind-blowing.

According to a post in distractify, the online doctor asked:

"How do perceptions of beauty vary across the globe?"

And the results show for themselves as there really is a huge variation.

"The goal of this project is to better understand potentially unrealistic standards of beauty and to see how such pressures vary around the world."

The visible differences between the original image and the photoshopped images are major. While there are only minute alterations by some of the designers from countries like Romania, other designers have drastically changed the woman's appearance.

From hair, nail, and skin color to weight and even lingerie, the project truly gives the phrase "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" a far more tangible meaning.

Browse through the gallery to see the transformations. Notable mentions include, China, USA and Egypt.

But be sure to browse the gallery and let us know which transformations shocked you the most.

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