Eye Color and the Perception of Beauty

About a year ago I came accross a striking image of Zoe Deschanel. What struck me most was the color of her eyes and how they seemed to disproportionally influence my perception of her beauty. Being a brown eyed person it made me wonder: How much does eye color really influence the perception of beauty? With that in mind I did a couple of manipulations, one of Zoe and the other of Meghan Fox. I posted this original image to Reddit and within hours it made it to the front page. The comments were fascinating and triggered many strong reactions.

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