Should Cosmetics Companies be allowed to use photoshopped images in advertisements?

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  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    This week images of Beyonce were leaked from a L'Oreal shoot. Food companies have to use real food in their ads and can't manipulate the food in any way. Makes sense, so should cosmetics companies be required to show the real deal in their ads?

    Beyonce doesn't look horrible in the unshopped pic, she looks normal.

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    I thought food couldn't mess with the core product but could with everything around it.

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    That lighting is bad too in the top pic. Her face wouldn't look as rough if they used softer lighting and better angles. The first pic also looks like it was over saturated in post.
     
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    I have absolutely no opinion on this one way or another :grad:
     
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    if they had to use the real ellen it would not be good

    so let's keep using the photoshop
     
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    Howard wouldn't approve, he doesn't photoshop his photographic efforts:

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    Let's face it, Photoshop is used on absolutely everything these days.
    It's her crazy fans that are the problem. The pics had to be taken down bc of them-they can't handle any type of criticism against their 'queen'.
     
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    i never saw a Big Mac look as bad as the reality pic
     
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    Well, if anyone would know where to find pics of real burgers, it would be you ivy league types in the bar.

    But to spread the love, here's BK:

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    I'm not talking about editorial layouts, and and photos of people within magazines, or online. I'm talking about cosmetics companies selling a product, with photoshop they are in essence saying "buy our product and you will look like this" When in fact, the only way you can look that way is if you are phooshopped
     
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    yes, they should be allowed to photoshop adds

    no, u shouldnt be allowed to make threads about it
     
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    Food stylists are required to use the exact items, they can move the food around, pick the most perfect piece of lettuce and tomato. But it's not shopped

     
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    It's always been done. I used to think mascara could really give you super long, thick lashes until I realized they were all wearing false ones.
     
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    face it, using make-up is just another way to photoshop.
     
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    "That's not shopped, it's just really good lighting" -Howard Stern
     
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    But the makeup isn't as good as photoshop. It misrepresents what the makeup can do.
     
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    Yep, hate to tell people that smoking Marlboro's doesn't turn them into rugged cowboys, dropping Tidy Bowl into the toilet doesn't cause hundreds of little scrubbers to zoom around the bowl and using Penzoil doesn't turn a Pinto into a Porsche.
     
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    A lot of mascara ads now have disclaimers at the bottom saying the model is wearing eyelash extensions.
     
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    Should NSAL be able to falsely claim they have 5 legged dogs available for adoption?

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    And makeup misrepresents what the woman really looks like.