We’ve been told time and time again that Photoshop is playing tricks on us, stretching, smoothing and buffing the models in magazines and ads to make them even more gorgeous (and less realistic).
But just how much can airbrushing really change? Just watch this mind-blowing video, “Body Evolution.” The video, created in 2011 by GlobalDemocracy.com to demand mandatory disclaimers on all photos of airbrushed models, demonstrates just how much a computer is capable of changing a body.
While we can’t be 100 percent certain the video, which surfaced again recently, is representative of what happens behind-the-scenes at every magazine today, it does make you wonder…
If models are getting the treatment seen in this video, it’s no surprise lingerie model Erin Heatherton once said about her photos, “I feel like it looks like someone else. I guess it’s not fair… You look better, but it’s a lie.”