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European Facial Features Explained For Both Male and Female

Last updated on August 25th, 2023 at 06:40 pm

The face we have changed numerous times throughout the centuries; the people we descended from had a completely different facial structure than us.

Evolution takes centuries, and we might have yet to take any significant notice as our lives are very fast-paced and do not allow us to do many things, but it is essential to track back to your roots.

In the world, we have countless races, and it would be impossible to count every one of them and describe them, but from what we have seen and also according to several studies conducted on races,

The Eurocentric standards of beauty have always been desirable, and according to many, they are the best of all time due to the extreme amount of evolution they went through over the period.

In this list, we will look at the most common European facial structures while also providing a list of celebrities with facial structures of European heritage.

Most Common European Facial Features

Our face has several parts: eyes, nose, mouth, ears, lips, etc. Every race has different types of faces, and their other body parts also tend to differ. Some races have many common parts, while others have very different ones.

For Men

European Facial Features for men
The African face (left) and the European face (right) have the same average luminance and are closely matched in size Credits: researchgate


1) Nose

Most European males have longer noses, and the width of the nose is more significant than that of other races, such as Asians, Africans, North Americans, etc.

Their nose is also very bulgy and has a bridge-like structure because of the weather in the previous few centuries.

2 Eyebrows 

The eyebrows of people with European heritage have more hair than other races, but this will change depending on the region and may or may not be fully seen across all Europeans.

For Women

1) Eyes

One of the significant differences in LD in European facial structure, other than every other primary race in the world, is the shape of their eyes.

Most of them have eyes that are almond-shaped or sunken deep into their skulls. However, a significant number of Europeans have more extensive and smaller eyes as well.

The eye color is also varied and can range from blue to light brown or gray.

2) Lips

The lip density in European women is very different, as some have thinner and more red lips, but others also report red lips. One of the reasons is the ice age, which resulted in this formation.

5 Hottest European Celebrities

5) Penelope Cruz

NamePenélope Cruz Sánchez
Age49 years
PopularityJamón Jamón, Broken Embraces, To Rome with Love

Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born on April 28, 1974, in the town of Alcobendas, Spain, and she is currently 49 years old.

She is the only Spanish actress in history to receive an Academy Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

She has an almond-shaped eye structure, reports Fashion Activation. She began her career at 16, and her debut film was a blockbuster.

4) David Beckham

NameDavid Robert Joseph Beckham
Age48 years
ProfessionFootballer, Businesswomen
PopularityPlayed For Manchester United, Real Madrid

If anyone has ever watched an amazing football game, you know how amazing David Beckham was in his playing days.

David Robert Joseph Beckham, also known as Beckham, is labeled as one of the most handsome men on the planet, and surprisingly, even though he is aging, with each passing year, he becomes more and more attractive.

His cheekbones are high, which is also a European facial type.

3) Cristiano Ronaldo

NameCristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Age38 years
ProfessionFootballer, Businessman
PopularityPlayed For Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus

Even if you have never watched football or even kicked a ball, there is still less than a 10% chance that you might not be familiar with him.

According to millions, Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, also known as CR7, is arguably the most outstanding player and athlete of all time. His nose resembles the people of the Ice Age, as does his facial shape.

2)Emilia Clarke

NameEmilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke
Age36 years
PopularityMe Before You, Secret Invasion

If you have ever watched the popular HBO series Game of Thrones, you will instantly recognize her. Emilia Clarke is often called the best actor in the series due to her surreal acting and ability to portray emotions using her body language.

If you look at her cheekbones, you will notice that they are very hollow and sharp, which is one of the identifying features of Europeans.

1)Emma Watson

NameEmma Charlotte Duerre Watson
Age33 years
ProfessionActress, Activist, Model
PopularityHarry Potter, Beauty and the Beast

Emma Watson is probably only one of a handful of celebrities who were one of the most talented actors as children and managed to stay in the limelight even when they turned into adults. According to Pink Mirror, her nose is prominent with a narrow bridge.

She is popular among the masses due to her fantastic acting in the Harry Potter franchise and her social work, in which she has been very active over the years. She is currently 33 years old.


Although there are thousands of races scattered across the globe, and some have yet to be discovered by scientists, it would not be a far-fetched claim to say that Europeans are one of the most visually attractive races ever to grace the earth.

In this article, we have tried to explain standard European facial features while also providing a list of celebrities with similar and identical patterns to European facial features.

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