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I Like You. Do You Like You?

Rebecca Gallagher | Posted 09.14.2014 | Women
Rebecca Gallagher

I hope more young girls start liking their freckles, their curly hair, their moles and skinny legs their big lips. Like Colbie says, you don't have to try so hard. Start liking you. You might be surprised.

Stopping 'Weapons of Mass Perfection': A Dad Heads to Capitol Hill

KnowMore TV | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
KnowMore TV

By using "weapons of mass perfection" in advertising, Matlins believes the mental health of children is at risk.

Famous Nude Paintings Get Photoshopped To Fit Today's Beauty Standards

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.22.2014 | Arts

The women plastered around today's billboards and magazine ads adhere to a very particular standard of beauty, one that, in real life, is nearly impos...

Fighting Against the Media's War on Body Positivity

Literally, Darling | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

To deviate from the standard of beauty that is celebrated by the media is not rebellion, it is nature -- but to accept and embrace our own natural individuality has been deemed nothing less than a thought crime

Dear Em & Lo: My Husband Photoshopped My Nude Photos

Em & Lo | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

He wasn't trying to make you feel bad about yourself -- he thought he was doing something nice for you. And he wasn't trying to make you look the way he wishes you looked -- he was trying to make you look the way he thinks you wishes you looked.

This Is What Happens When 'Real Women' Are Photoshopped

Posted 02.14.2014 | Women

"This is how I've always wanted to see myself. But now that I see it, I'm questioning why I ever wanted to look like that." That's what one woman s...

You Won't Believe This Magazine Art Director's Rant in Defense of Photoshopping Girls

Karl Gude | Posted 02.16.2014 | Women
Karl Gude

"Sorry, as a magazine editor, I know what it's like to flip through dozens of shots to find the right one. And, do you know what gets my e-mail gong? "That shot, her lipstick is smudged. Her shirt is wrinkled."

These Ads Prove Just How Deceptive Photoshop Can Be

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Even though Photoshop fails are ubiquitous, many of us still don't realize quite how much our ads and magazine spreads are manipulated. One young ...

The Amazing Pledge This Company Made

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.14.2013 | Women

Tired of seeing women's bodies Photoshopped beyond recognition in advertisements? One company understands how you feel, and has vowed to stop going ov...

'Seventeen' Promises To 'Never Change Girls' Body Or Face Shape'

Posted 07.05.2012 | Teen

Facing pressure from teen girls demanding truthful images of young women, Seventeen magazine has vowed to "celebrate every kind of beauty" and featur...

PHOTOS: Eva Longoria Is, Like, Totally Unrecognizable

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.26.2012 | Style

Eva Longoria doesn't need help in the Photoshop department, what with her two consecutive Maxim's Hot 100 List wins. Which is why we were aggravat...

Why Does The Media Care About Hilary's Glasses?

Felice Shapiro | Posted 07.22.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

It's important for us to go public with our outrage when women are not appropriately recognized for our accomplishments. Let's make it loud and clear that attempting to sideline a woman with superficial comments about her hair and her style won't work.

Glamour Magazine Embraces Perfect Imperfection

Megan Rosker | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Megan Rosker

Cynthia Leive, editor-in-chief of Glamour, has decided to take a stand against the impingement of obsessive retouching in the world of beauty. Her magazine has pledged that it won't be putting models on a digital diet.

Why Beauty Ads Should Be Legislated

Seth Matlins | Posted 10.22.2011 | Women
Seth Matlins

Today we are beginning our campaign to create The Self-Esteem Act, a bill requiring "truth in advertising" labels be attached to advertising and editorials with models photoshopped or airbrushed to a meaningful degree.

Photoshop This Car!

Fark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Photoshop this clowny car....

Defining Beauty

Katherine Schwarzenegger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Katherine Schwarzenegger

In today's society, it seems like everyone is on the move to be at their most perfect, but what for? So you can look like the woman you saw on a billboard?

Another Photoshop Debacle

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Here we go again. Didn't we learn anything from the Ralph Lauren photoshopping incident last year? See a clip of Crystal Renn, a "plus sized model" discussing her outrage at being made to look thinner in a recent photo shoot.

Economist Photoshops Obama To Look Lonely... Magazine Defends...

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Economist is defending photoshopping a Reuters image of President Obama in the gulf for its recent cover on "Obama v BP." PHOTOS BELOW The magaz...

Debenhams & Airbrushing: British Department Store BANS Retouching

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

British department store Debenhams has been embracing female beauty in all of its forms as of late. Back in January, plus-sized mannequins were displa...

Unretouched Madonna Pics Leaked, Turns Out She's Not Immune to Aging After All

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

I think the shock came from the incongruity of a woman of mature age dressed like an extra from the Halloween scene of Mean Girls - a movie about high schoolers, in case you have forgotten.

Photoshopping Hall of Shame

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Susan Albers

Welcome to the photoshop hall of shame courtesy of Newsweek entitled, "Unattainable Beauty" (Click Here). It's likely that you heard about the Ralph L...

The Benefit of Ralph Lauren's Blunder

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

Ralph Lauren has seen better days. This week his company has been blasted for allegedly firing a size 4 model for being "overweight" and photoshopping her into a grotesquely and impossibly thin woman.

Boing Boing And Ralph Lauren Clash Over Image Of Emaciated Model

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

UPDATE 10/14: The Photo-shopped model, Filippa Hamilton, is alleging that Ralph Lauren fired her for being too fat. UPDATE 10/9: Ralph Lauren h...

Culture Zohn: Barbara Kruger: Head's Up from Paste Ups

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2009-04-17-itsourpleasuretodisgustyouSM.jpg Even though these images are not her current work, they are every bit as powerful today. They tell us to stay alert, to be mindful, and aware that we can be easily manipulated.

Criminalizing Retouching

Eli Neugeboren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Eli Neugeboren

There's a big difference between eliminating a zit and eliminating a person, and we should be wary of giving power to others to make such distinctions, and to base laws upon the distinctions they make.