WATCH: Viral Dove Ad Uses Sketch Artist to Illustrate Women’s True Beauty


Dove is at it again.

On Monday, the soap brand whose “Real Beauty” campaign has won praise for featuring women of all shapes and sizes posted a new ad on YouTube that teaches an important lesson about how women view themselves compared to how others see them.

The short documentary features Gil Zamora, a former forensic sketch artist for the San Jose Police Department, who with his back to his subjects draws portraits of a series of women based only on their own descriptions of how they think they look.  He prompted them to detail everything: hair length, facial structure, and their most prominent features.

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Each woman was asked before the social experiment to spend some one-on-one time with one of the other participants.  The forensic artist then drew portraits of the same woman according to the stranger’s description…

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