If you’ve ever found yourself comparing your skin/hair/body to a celebrity or model and felt that you came up short, there is a very good reason for that: Photoshop.
Take a look at this 37-second time-lapse video to see just how easy it is for retouchers to employ Photoshop trickery to lengthen limbs, shave down hips and thighs, erase wrinkles and blemishes, and lighten skin tone.
The video was created in 2011 by GlobalDemocracy.com to demand mandatory disclaimers on all photos of airbrushed models.
When this type of perfectionism is being touted as the ideal it makes you wonder why the fashion and modelling industry place such pressure on models to be thin.
Take a look at these celebrities before and after Photoshop.