Stars Without retouching

Photo by: Intelligent Life
Cate Blanchett
The actress appears Photoshop-free on the March/April 2011 cover of the Economist's Intelligent Life. The magazine's editor, Tim de Lisle, said, "When other ... more 
Photo by: Intelligent Life
Cate Blanchett
The actress appears Photoshop-free on the March/April 2011 cover of the Economist's Intelligent Life. The magazine's editor, Tim de Lisle, said, "When other magazines photograph actresses, they routinely end up running heavily Photoshopped images, with every wrinkle expunged." He wanted to try something different with Blanchett. "She looks like what she is--a woman of 42, spending her days in the office, her evenings on stage, and the rest of her time looking after three young children," said de Lisle of her cover photo. less 
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Tue, Sep 17, 2013 4:32 PM EDT
Celebrities are retouched beyond recognition for ads and magazine covers and we hate it. Besides establishing completely unreasonable standards of beauty, these retouched photos make women look like Barbie dolls. We searched high and low for freckles, smile lines, and knee caps (seriously, editors airbrush out everything!) and compiled refreshing images of stars as they really appear, without an art director "improving" their faces and bodies. These ladies are gorgeous without computer-generated features. Here's to going natural! By Joanna Douglas, Shine Staff
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