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In 75 Seconds: Why We Have Such Distorted Views of Beauty

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Anyone can have the body of their dreams if they just learn this one secret Hollywood actresses have been using for years.
The secret to loving your body has nothing to do with losing weight!
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  • I also watched this twice. The model was cute without the photo shop. There was a time when models had to really work at keeping themselves fit and there were real makeup artist who could work their magic to enhance certain features. Photo shop did not exist. Sports illustrated put out a 50th anniversary addition and placed swimsuit models from the first addition to current. I don't know if they use photo shop in their magazine. All of the models looked fit but not exactly the same. They may have had a bit of Botox or a tuck done over the years. But the magazine gracefully displayed how models do age and they are not "perfect". - 8/31/2014 7:36:23 AM
  • wow, had to watch this twice,,,,truly amazing video,,, - 8/19/2014 12:52:40 PM
  • SHREDMEMOM
    I thought the model was already gorgeous! I think the end result looks plastic and unrealistic. I don't like the all made up look anyway and think a little makeup to enhance features is all we need. I would prefer to look like the model herself, and would never want to look like that end result picture. I didn't know that they did all that manipulation to photographs. - 7/29/2014 1:07:32 PM
  • I had no idea there was this much manipulation of photographs. If I was the photographer I would be heartbroken. It is obvious that a layperson could take the picture and it would turn out the same. There is no need for a professional touch except for the person who is using the software to "fix" the photograph. This is just shocking and very, very sad. - 7/21/2014 4:29:36 PM
  • ARIANABACK0415
    I agree, they really need to show this in elementary, middle, and high schools. It'll help with self-confidence. I would be so upset if I was the original model for this ad. All the changes they made to her to make her like "beautiful" by the computers. It is so sad. - 7/20/2014 5:47:46 PM
  • I wish they'd show this to EVERY Middle (Jr) and HS and yes, even elementary school ! For the kids,, need to know this. I had showed it to my GD when she was developing,, I knew she had these issues,,,,, and it hurt so much. - 7/17/2014 1:26:52 AM
  • KDUNLEAVY0
    Now we all know what to do with our selfies. lol - 7/11/2014 2:40:48 PM
  • This reinforces my advice: go on a media "diet." Stop paying attention to celebrities. Give that attention to relationships you do have, to taking care of your daily life, to improving your work situation, to pursuing an art or hobby, to your spiritual life, or to making a contribution of service to someone else. These have been the mainstays of happiness in life for generations. The worship of appearance has never led to peace. - 7/3/2014 1:43:00 PM
  • I had to watch this twice. - 7/3/2014 12:10:29 PM
  • wow. - 6/18/2014 2:09:53 PM
  • RULIEJUTH
    This is a great video. I showed it to my 9 year old daughter and had a good talk about the crazy "perfection" that is such a lie. I hope she will grow up loving just who God made her and not believing all the lies Hollywood is peddling. - 6/3/2014 11:49:33 PM
  • I really think this whole practice of make "perfect people" through these alterations for public view is more warped then "perfect" because honestly its the simple "flaws" that make us human. I may be "flawed" but I would rather create a healthier me then a "perfect" version. - 5/28/2014 10:01:35 PM
  • I believe that
    Every picture released that has been retouched should legally be obligated to state what has been done, what equipment was used, the time it took, and the money paid for it to be "retouched."

    Every young person should see a video like this regularly for the rest of their lives started at about 7 years of age.

    Every young person needs to see themselves retouched not as an image of what they could be what of who they are by the standards of the retouched world.

    - 4/17/2014 9:55:59 AM
  • I would rather earn a livng with ntelligence than looks. - 4/12/2014 3:23:31 AM
  • It is disheartening to see this. I read an interview with the woman who posed for this and even said it made her feel back when she saw the final result--and this was her experiment! Even the perfectly beautiful people out there, like Jennifer Lawrence get Photoshopped to ridiculous levels. - 3/30/2014 7:43:16 PM