As a female, I am used to seeing stories on what I am supposed to look like, what clothes I am supposed to wear, how much I am supposed to weigh and how to achieve it. I know what my society thinks is attractive and where I fit or don’t fit in. I have seen the videos and photo projects that reveal different standards of beauty for women around the world, what I however hadn’t really appreciated until now is that men are increasingly starting to feel the pressure too.
BuzzFeed gathered information from professional publications, entertainment and social media across 12 countries to determine how pop culture and the media have shaped views on male beauty. The video below depicts just how drastically the physical attributes of the ideal man vary depending on where you are. Have a look!
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