Science has validated what we all basically knew already – George Clooney has the most handsome face in the entire world. A study of the world’s most beautiful men has been revealed, using both old school golden ratio standards and advanced computer mapping technology to determine a top ten list, and there’s a few familiar faces on it.
The golden ratio is a mathematical ratio, based on the Fibonacci sequence. It occurs naturally in the most unexpected of places, from flowers to the human body, and is also known as the beauty phi. Apparently, we find people whose faces and bodies are closest to the golden ratio to be the most aesthetically pleasing and Leonardo Da Vinci even used it as the basis for some of his works.
Using the calculation, a plastic surgeon named Dr De Silva from The Centre For Advanced Facial Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery created a programme to measure human beauty. It applies the golden ratio to every aspect of the human face – the lips, nose, eyebrow, chin, you name it – and then averages them out to score someone’s overall aesthetic perfection.
Dr De Silva explained, ‘...