1. Dove hired a FBI sketch artist to draw seven women as they described themselves from behind a curtain.
2. Then, someone else is asked to describe the same woman and the sketch artist completes another drawing.
3. In every example, the women drawn from self-descriptions are uglier than those drawn from a stranger’s description.
4. Dove: “We decided to conduct a compelling social experiment that proves to women something very important: You are more beautiful than you think.”
8. Watch the video here:
Ellie Hall is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C.
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