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Science says this is the most beautiful woman in the world

The perfect face
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The perfect face

Supermodel Bella Hadid has been declared the most beautiful woman in the world after she passed a science test that determines what constitutes the 'perfect face'.

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94.35% accurate to Phi
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94.35% accurate to Phi

The 23-year-old was found to be 94.35% 'accurate' to the Golden Ratio of Beauty Phi - a measure of physical perfection.

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All Greek
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All Greek

Her eyes, eyebrows, nose, lips, chin, jaw and facial shape came closest to the ancient Greeks' idea of perfection. The measurements were conducted by Dr Julian De Silva, an emminent facial cosmetic surgeon at London's famous Harley Street.

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Beyonce comes second
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Beyonce comes second

Singer Beyoncé, 38, was second with 92.44%, actress Amber Heard, 33, was third with 91.85% and pop star Ariana Grande, 26, was fourth with 91.81%.

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The golden ratio
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The golden ratio

The Golden Ratio of Beauty Phi originates from the European Renaissance. Several artists used the equation as an aid to create their masterpieces.

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Hadid's score
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Hadid's score

Scientists have since adapted the mathematical formula to explain what makes a person beautiful. Hadid, according to Silva, had the highest overall reading for her chin which, with a score of 99.7%, only 0.3% away from being perfect.

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The 1.6 factor
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The 1.6 factor

According to the Golden Ratio, the ideal result is roughly 1.6. Hadid, according to Silva, came second to Scarlett Johansson for her eye positioning. "She is one of the new generation of supermodels and could dominate the profession for the next decade with her stunning looks. Her biggest weakness is in the brow area," she told the Daily Mail.

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How to measure beauty
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How to measure beauty

The measurement starts from the forehead hairline to the spot between the eyes, then to bottom of the nose and from there to the bottom of the chin.

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Computerised mapping
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Computerised mapping

A person is considered to be more beautiful if the numbers are equal. Silva used the computerised mapping techniques for Hadid's measurements.

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