Beauty and Genetics

Excerpted from Dr. Peter Adamson’s book Fabulous Faces (available on Amazon.com) and edited for our blog. We like to think we live in an age when looks don’t matter. We want to believe that it’s not what you are on the outside, but what you are on the inside that...

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Self Image: Perceptions of the “Real You”

(Excerpted from Dr. Peter Adamson’s book Fabulous Faces available on Amazon.com and edited for our blog.) Did you begin the New Year with resolutions to be more physically fit, eat better, and generally care more for your appearance? In today’s age, this often includes considerations regarding cosmetic surgery. DISSATISFACTION WITH...

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Am I Attractive? Am I Beautiful?

Throughout all of human history, women and men have asked this question of themselves. Your personal, private answer to this question impacts your self-esteem, your confidence and your relationships throughout your life. We have studied attractiveness and beauty extensively, and now know the answers to some of our questions, but...

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