photo retouching

Is Photoshopping OK When It Makes Someone’s Body Bigger?

I think we all agree that magazines have gone a little overboard with Photoshopping photos in a quest for perfection on their beautiful, glossy pages. It can be detrimental to…

Catherine Strawn |

French Elle’s No-Makeup Issue

Magazine editors seem to have noticed (at last!) that women need to see models and actresses in a truer form, without the work of makeup artists and retouchers to mask…

Catherine Strawn |

Even “Real” Women Are Digitally Enhanced

Just like every other impressionable tween, I saw models in magazines and felt a little bad about myself because my body didn’t look like theirs. I’m a smart girl, but…

Catherine Strawn |