Louisa Peacock, the Deputy Women’s Editor at The Telegraph, decided that since it would likely be a while before she was offered the cover of Vogue, she wanted to take it upon herself to see what she would look like after being professionally airbrushed.
“It’s becoming more normal, expected almost, to filter your own images and to re-sculpt them, before anyone gets a glimpse at – shock horror – the real you,” Peacock writes.
She got her make up and hair done. Then, she was professionally airbrushed to look “magazine ready.”
They slim her down:
They change her facial features:
Even the smallest of small details were altered.
The end result?
She looked nothing like herself:
Peacock wrote she was surprised to feel this way, but she absolutely hated the outcome.
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