LIFESTYLE
20/03/2015 11:23 GMT | Updated 23/03/2015 09:59 GMT

What Makes A Man Attractive? Video Shows How Male Beauty Standards Vary Across The World

Body image has long been seen as a female issue. But the world is (slowly) waking up to the fact that men suffer from the same insecurities and body hang ups as women.

A recent video, produced by Buzzfeed, explores male beauty ideals from across the world - and the differences are staggering.

Whether bearded, masculine and white "lumbersexuals" or mixed race Brazilians with Germanic bone structure, the "ideal man" differs from place to place.

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