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Photoshop Fail: The Case Of The Vera Wang Model’s Disappearing Waist

This poor model’s waist has been whittled away so much that her middle is now barely as wide as her head. That can’t be healthy — or even, well, possible,…

Julie Gerstein |

Guess Who? Do You Recognize The Famous Face On The Cover Of Harper’s Bazaar Russia?

Honestly, it took us forever to figure out the famous lady on the cover of the Russian edition of Harper’s Bazaar. She barely, barely looks like herself, thanks to copious…

Julie Gerstein |

Victoria’s Secret Models — Without Airbrushing

A lot of work — and airbrushing — goes into modeling. Here are (from left to right) Alessandra Ambrosio, Crystal Renn and Brooklyn Decker posing for Victoria’s Secret. And in…

Julie Gerstein |

Cate Blanchett, Sans Photoshopping

Shocker! Cate Blanchett has fine lines. She even has slight bags under her eyes. Big, huge gasp!

Blanchett bravely posed for the March/April cover of Intelligent Life magazine without the assistance of…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

Arizona Bill Would Expose Airbrushed Ads

If you’re going to airbrush a woman in an ad, you must include a disclaimer exposing the wrinkle-hiding, curve-thinning lie—at least if an Arizona lawmaker gets her way. The proposed…

Newser |

Evening Quickies: Taylor Swift Cover Girl Ad Accused Of Egregious Photoshopping

Uh oh. A group called the National Advertising Division has accused CoverGirl of Photoshopping Taylor Swift’s NatureLuxe Mousse Mascara ad to the high heavens, enhancing Swift’s lashes postproduction in…

Jessica Wakeman |

New Software Can Tell You How Much Pics Have Been Photoshopped

Surprise, surprise: basically all of the photos we see in the media today are Photoshopped in some way. Lighting is tweaked; blemishes, pores, and cellulite vanish; and wrinkles smooth into…

Rachel Krause |

Adam Levine’s Missing Torso & 12 Other Guys Who’ve Suffered At The Hands Of Photoshop

Photoshop is usually used as a weapon of mass destruction on perfectly lovely and natural photographs of female stars — but even men have not escaped the wrath of an…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Rosario Dawson On Airbrushing: “None Of Us Look Like That!”

“I’m constantly telling girls all the time everything is airbrushed, everything is retouched to the point it’s not even asked. None of us look like that. … It’s a form…

Jessica Wakeman |

Photoshop Fail: It’s Hip To Be Nowhere

Supporting AIDS research and awareness is a great thing. Losing your hip over it? Not so much. [Photoshop Disasters] …

Julie Gerstein |

What Models Really Look Like — Without Photoshopping

Though we logically know that the images we see in magazines have been airbrushed and retouched beyond recognition, it’s still hard not to compare ourselves to the glossy, fresh and…

Julie Gerstein |

Photoshop Fail: Urban Outfitters Dress Defies The Laws Of Physics

Obviously, Urban Outfitters is an affordable trendsetting retailer, but did you know they are also MAGICIANS? Photoshop Disasters came across this image on Urban’s website in which the model dons…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Make Up For Ever’s Models Aren’t Airbrushed

Photoshop is out of control, people. These days, y’all should just assume any model’s thighs are twice as thick as they appear. That’s why I’m loving these completely unretouched ads…

Jessica Wakeman |

Photoshop Fail: Because Your Thighs Can Never Be Too Thin

I dunno about you ladies, but when my inner thighs touch, I feel, like, totally disgusting. Frankly, if you can’t toss at least a softball through them at all times,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

11 Celebrities Unretouched

Holly Madison wants us to know that she isn’t perfect. And so she allowed Life and Style magazine to publish a photo of her in a bikini without retouching. I don’t see much…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

Photoshop Fail: Victoria’s Secret’s Ampu-Tee-Shirt

How sad! Model Marisa Miller appears to have lost her arm in a tragic airbrushing accident while wearing Victoria’s Secret’s “Sexiest Polo.” [Victoria’s Secret via Jezebel] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Jane Fonda Poses Without Photoshop

What’s that? Wrinkles on the cover of a national magazine? Could it be?!?! Jane Fonda, looking fabulous at 73, posed on the cover of Good Housekeeping (you know, that magazine…

Jessica Wakeman |

Photoshop Fail: Vogue Wonkifies Kristen Stewart

Vogue may be the biggest fashion magazine in the world, with the most talented photographers and retouchers at their disposal, but even they are capable of tragic Photoshop butchery. Poor…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

We’re With Vintage Cybill On Her Anti-Photoshopping Stance

Remember the late-’90s show “Cybill,” starring Cybill Shepherd? Here’s a clip from our favorite episode in which Cybill models for a shoe campaign only to find a billboard of…

Leonora Epstein |

Why A “No Airbrushing” Policy Is Good, But Not Good Enough

JACOB, a Canadian clothing brand, announced last week they are “committed to no longer alter the bodies of its models” in ad campaigns.

I don’t mean to knock JACOB,…

Jessica Wakeman |