Kylie Jenner posted a sexy half-naked selfie to Instagram on Wednesday, but fans were very suspicious of the slightly warped doorframe captured in the snap behind her. With her right arm jutted behind her head, the 19-year-old beauty posed in dark blue boy-cut Puma undies and a pulled-up long-sleeve white T-shirt to reveal her super tiny waist and voluptuous hips. In addition to the warped doorframe, Kylie’s waist-to-hip ratio was rather vast, leaving some wondering if the photo was photoshopped.
Kim Kardashian was recently recently spotted rocking a natural shoulder-length bob while dining at Cuvée cafe on Robertson Blvd. on Thursday — but something else caught our eye in some of the paparazzi snaps we found on a photo provider.
You’d think retouching errors would be a thing of the past what with hundreds of eyes checking magazine covers and shoots before they go to print. But this year had plenty of Photoshop blunders from Kendall and Gigi’s missing knees to Kerry Washington’s whitened face. However, this year saw a big change. Instead of the public, the celebrities themselves became the ones to call publications out, often taking to Instagram to send a more realistic message.
The use of Photoshop in magazines and adverts is no secret. Neither is the fact that the flawless skin and super svelte bodies causes a global body image problem. Even though we realise the retouched bodies of models aren’t real, it’s sometimes hard to look past. Here’s a rundown of what some of the world’s most well-known models look like without the editing.
This desire to promote only one type of body is seen as a likely influence on eating disorders with over 725,000 people in the UK suffering from anorexia and bulimia among others. Whether the fashion industry will obey remains to be seen but it’s a step in the right direction.
Of all the tantrums and tears that little ones have, what follows losing one’s favourite toy is just pure devastation. So when someone’s friend’s son lost his favourite toy elephant, they asked the internet for help - and it delivered. Using the magic of Photoshop, users on Reddit showed the little boy that the elephant wasn’t lost at all, and was just travelling the world. Mum With Long-Haired Sons Hits Back At Criticism This Father And Daughter Are Breaking The Internet With Their Amazing Hai
Firstly, let’s acknowledge that the Queen’s birthday garb was fantastic. Or you can at least say, if you weren’t such a fan, that it was eye-catching. The internet certainly thought the latter, but not for reasons you might have thought. Think about it - what does that near-blinding green glow remind you of?
Not only is Serena Williams one of the best athletes, she’s also one of the most beautiful, according to People. But it appears the magazine retouched her pic.
Victoria’s Beckham’s latest photo shoot is causing quite the buzz and not because of the styling, the make-up or the fact that she cracked a smile (FYI she didn’t). Taking to Instagram to share a sneaky peak of some of the images for her upcoming cover shoot for Vogue China, fans were quick to spot what many believe to be a photoshop error. “OMG she’s missing a huge chunk out of her thigh in the first pic,” wrote one fan.
Lena Dunham has never been shy about her body. In early 2014, Jezebel infamously paid someone $10,000 to send in un-retouched photos of Dunham’s Vogue cover shoot — which the site then published as GIFs juxtaposed with the edited versions.
Now you see ‘em… now you don’t. Publications and brands keep Photoshopping Gigi Hadid’s moles (which happen to be REALLY cute) and we still aren’t sure why. Check out this video highlighting a few times the model’s moles were retouched.
The popstar commands a very loyal army of followers, and has no problem calling you out in front of her 13.8 million Instagram followers. The Casey Undercover actress appears on the cover of Modeliste magazine’s November issue, and their art department made the mistake of retouching the wrong girl. So I took it upon myself to release the real pic (right side) and I love it.” The teenager, who’s already a one-name wonder, requested that the publication pull the image down off of their social media channels and website (they obliged). An image from Zendaya’s photoshoot for Modeliste magazine. Photo: Facebook “We understand that re-touching of photos is a sensitive subject not only in the fashion industry but across all media,” Modeliste magazine shared on Facebook alongside an image of Zendaya on location in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. “Upon reviewing edited images in comparison with the originals, Modeliste Editor-in-Chief, Amy McCabe jointly with Zendaya and her parents made the immediate decision to pull the issue and are working with Zendaya at her request to publish the complete un-edited and authentic images.” The post added that the full set of unretouched images will be released on Wednesday and that they “stand to represent and advocate a message of positive body image, self love, and embracing all aspects of individuality, natural beauty and the empowerment of women.” Within 12 hours, Zendaya’s post racked up more than half a million likes and received nearly 13,000 comments.
Reddit users bestow these hilarious gifts upon the internet. David Schwimmer, thumb head. Daniel Radcliffe, offspring of a bushbaby and a forearm. Ryan Gosling, pockmarked cheesy underside of beer gut.
In the 1600s, William Shakespeare once wrote, “Beauty is bought by judgment of the eye,” explaining that beauty is subjective to the individual. UK-based pharmacy Superdrug commissioned marketing agency Fractl to ask graphic designers from 18 different countries to retouch an image of a woman’s body to “fit with their culture’s perceptions of beauty and an ideal female form.” The project was inspired by Esther Honig’s 2014 project, Before & After, in which she asked graphic designers to manipulate the face.
Photo: Mark Abrahams for Harper’s Bazaar Those who purchase Harper’s Bazaar’s Katy Perry-covered September issue will find something surprising within the pages: Not the fact that Sharon Stone is starring in an editorial completely naked, but that she doesn’t actually have any nipples. "But I’m not trying to be the best-looking broad in the world.