Celestial to fleshy: 14 kinds of noses, find yours!
Professor Abraham Tamir toured shopping centres in Europe and Israel, taking candid photographs of people with interesting noses. He then sorted the pictures and matched each with a face on a piece of art. This revealed 14 types of nose, with classifications ranging from ‘fleshy’ to ‘celestial’.
The snub nose, Though deemed to be the most attractive, is a sign of lacking in maturity, warns the researcher.
Kate Middleton's nose shape was frequently found in paintings, suggesting artists saw it as a thing of beauty.
The classic Greek nose, as borne by Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas, were found on just 3 per cent of the people surveyed.
Only one in 1300 had a nose like this socialite!
Harry Potter star joined the 9 per cent who sported an aquiline nose. It is said to symbolize a cool tactician with a business mind.
Mirren, according to the study, had a thin, pointed nose.
The Roman nose, like the actor Tom Cruise, was has was found in almost 9 per cent - who were ambitious, courageous and clear-thinking.
The broad nose with large nostrils like Stalin had, was found in one person amongst 25.
Just one in 50, out of the survey, have a nose like Harry Redknapp.
The 'fleshy' and the 'hawk' noses such as Barbra Streisand's are supposed to be the least attractive.
According to the survey, only one in 200 have a bulbous nose.
The actresses' turned up nose is a 'celestial' one and is deemed to be beautiful.
The survey called Nixon's nose a rarity, fewer than one in a 100 have his nose.
The most common, especially for men, was the fleshy nose. Prince Philip is the best example and this featured on almost a quarter of all the faces studied.