All You Need to Know About the Beautiful Women of Iran

Iran is home to one of the oldest groups of people on the face of the planet. In fact, Persia existed more than 3,000 years before the birth of Jesus Christ. Iran is a place where people have endured and thrived – it is also home to some of the most beautiful women in existence. And we do not say that lightly!

Iranian women are striking in every aspect. With their piercing eyes and fierce complexion, they cut fine figures. But what is it about these women that makes them so stunning? We are here to gush over the nation's apparent abundance of beauty. We'll also be counting down some of the most radiant Iranian pop culture icons in modern times.

Interested? Be sure to check out the rest of the article below!

Why Persian Women Are So Beautiful

We spent a long time deliberating about why we found Iranian women so desirable. Eventually, we settled on these several reasons. That being said, the list could potentially go on forever!

Plenty of Iranian Women Live in Comfort

Iran is an upper-middle income country, which means a lot of these women live in relative comfort. As such, they allow themselves certain luxuries and extravagances. They have access to cosmetics and hygiene products – and are certainly not afraid to pamper themselves to make themselves look as beautiful as possible (as if they needed any help!).

Many people see Iran as a poverty-stricken place, but this could not be further from the truth. The women of this prosperous nation certainly know how to look after themselves.

An Accent to Go Crazy Over

Iranian women have an unmistakably husky accent which drives a certain (read: every) type of man wild. This could be down to their biological make-up or a social factor, but whatever the reason, it certainly entices a lot of people and makes them seem even more attractive.

The Prominent Persian Nose

Certain people would balk over a large nose on a woman, but we think the typical Persian nose is nothing short of striking. It may not be the cute little button many Westerners are accustomed to, but there is something captivating about a nose that (quite literally) sticks out.

There is a certain beauty in imperfection. If you want somebody who is physically perfect, try dating a department store mannequin!

Sorry, moaners, the dorsal hump stays!

Piercing, Almond-shaped Eyes

Iran is a predominantly Muslim country, which means every woman wears a hijab. This is a sign of her faith and respect to Allah. This means you never see a lot of their bodies, but you can see their face – unless they opt to wear a burka.

Not only does this help uphold their traditional values, the hijab also highlights the almond-shaped eyes of these gorgeous Persian women. These are eyes that command respect and attract any individual who gazes upon them.

As Audrey Hepburn once said: The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.

Full, Sheer Eyebrows

Most Western women would kill to have natural eyebrows like the majority of Persian girls.

Eyebrows have always been one of the most important parts of the Iranian beauty regime, partly because of their Muslim clothing. You can understand why - if your eyebrows are one of the few body parts on show; you are going to want to make sure they look their absolute best.

Strong Cheekbones

There's something to be said about the cheekbones of the Iranian women. You would be hard-pressed to find young and middle-aged women with jowls in the region. Every woman seems to have a wonderfully-defined face shape, which only serves to enhance the striking allure. There is a reason a Persian woman once won Miss Europe… despite the country not even being a part of Europe. More on that a little bit later on.

A Variety of Complexions

The Iranian complexion changes dramatically as you venture through the country. However, the traditionally darker tan of central Iran in cities such as Yazd and Esfahan is very alluring to some people. If you travel north, you'll find women who are a lot fairer – this is seen as the more desirable complexion of the two. This is because Iranians have begun to mimic Western beauty standards and see pale skin as an attractive quality. In fact, many Iranian men see northern girls as the ultimate relationship goal.

Slim Figures

Speaking of Western influence, many Iranian women look to Western culture and try to emulate the stars they see on the big screen. As such, many women decide to watch their figure and seek to remain in excellent shape whenever possible. This has resulted in the majority of women having very visually-appealing figures… although we think they would still be stunning no matter their size!

Most Beautiful Persian Girls in the World

We have searched long and hard to bring you some of the most beautiful Iranian women in popular culture. Some of these celebrities you may know; others may be entirely new to you. Either way, we have no doubt you will find them absolutely stunning.

Mahtab Keramati

Mahtab Keramati is a woman who is as beautiful as she is politically-influential. She began her career as an esteemed Persian actress and eventually became a UNICEF ambassador in Iran.

Elahe Hesari

Elahe Hesari has made quite a name for herself in the Iranian movie industry. She is the star of movies such as Ghaedeye Tasadof and From Tehran to London, among many others.

Aahoo Jahansouz "Sarah" Shahi

Aahoo Jahansouz Shahi is a celebrity who has had her finger in a lot of different pies. She is predominantly a TV actress but has also found success as an NFL cheerleader. She starred in hit shows Fairly Legal and Person of Interest. She has also turned out great support work in other network series such as Alias. She is half-Iranian and half-Spanish.

Sareh Bayat

Sarah Bayat is one of those Iranian performers who seems to have done it all. Aside from being formidably beautiful, she has a degree in theatre and has won awards for her acting, notably from the Tehrann Police Theatre Festival. She has starred in movies such as Devil's Take. However, she is best known for her searing turn as Razieh in the movie Jodaeiye Nader az Simin, for which she was given the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Silver Bear at that year's prestigious Berlin International Film Festival.

Catherine Lisa Bell

Another half-Iranian actress who makes it onto our list of gorgeous Persian women, Catherine Lisa Bell, is a familiar face to many British television, thanks to her performances in shows such as JAG and Army Wives. If you are interested in her heritage, her mother is also Persian, and her father was born in Scotland.

Maryam Zakaria

Maryam Zakaria may be the most accomplished woman on our list of beautiful Iranian girls. She is a Swedish-Iranian performer who has conquered the world of Bollywood AND made a name for herself in Tollywood. She has also modeled and established a Bollywood dance academy back in Sweden. She has lived in India since 2009 and has been the face of many successful advertising campaigns for companies such as Lays potato chips and Coca-Cola.

Shermine Shahrivar

Shermine Shahrivar, at one point, was officially the most beautiful woman in Europe… despite being from Iran. She was living in Germany as a German citizen and competed in the Miss Europe competition in 2005. She has also led a successful career as a model.

Mahlagha Jaberi

Mahlagha Jaberi started modeling from a relatively young age. Embarking on her career at the age of eighteen, she has appeared on the cover of many magazines, including Mode Lifestyle and Layalina.

Golshifteh Farahani

Despite being ridiculously attractive, Golshifteh Farahani has established herself as a leading actress and musician. Her filmography boasts over 25 films, and she is instantly recognizable across the entire country.

Shaghayegh Claudia Lynx

Shaghayegh Claudia Lynx is a successful pop singer-turned-model. With looks to die for, you cannot blame her for pursuing a career in front of the camera. She has lived in Norway and the United States, as well as her home country of Iran. American readers may recognize her from her brief stint as Miss World on the legendary West Wing television show.

We hope you have found our article informative and insightful. As you can probably gather, there is lots to love about Iranian women, from their accent to those gorgeous eyes. Have we inspired you to check out some of the celebrities included on our list? We certainly hope so! Maybe we've missed out some crucial Iranian beauties who deserve a shout-out! Be sure to let us know!

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