nce upon a time the maiden looked at her reflection and said: “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”
These days she is just as likely to put that question to her mobile phone at work or in the car.
With voice-recognition enabled phones the quick-witted maiden who lives inside that little box may well shoot back: “What do you mean by fairest?” A fair enough question, too. Beauty in the eye of the beholder? Beauty in the lens of the iPhone?
In ancient China, single eyelid slanted eyes were considered the most beautiful, something reflected in traditional Chinese paintings.
They are phoenix eyes, with the corners raised to the temple, resembling