Photoshop me


Posted on December 22nd, by Helen in Blog. No Comments

Photoshop me

One of the most compelling beauty stories of 2014 was Esther Honig’s photo project Before & After. Honig, an American photo-journalist hired about 40 graphic designers in over twenty-five countries to edit her untouched image (above) into their image of ideal beauty. Her only request was to “make me beautiful.”

before&afterThe result is a startling string of images that show how the standards of beauty differ in various countries around the world. However despite the culturally-charged changes in facial features and hairstyles, one thing remains constant: clear skin is in. Each processed image shows the artist with an unblemished, even-toned, radiant complexion. Proving that regardless of race, everyone wants good skin.

(I saved the most drastic transformation for last.)

Chile

chile

 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

 

Kenya

Kenya

Vietnam

Vietnam

Indonesia

indonesia

Philippines 

phillipines

Argentina

Argentina

Bulgaria

bulgaria

Ukraine

ukraine

Germany

Germany

Australia

Australia

Bangladesh

bangladesh

Pakistan

pakistan

Israel

Israel

Serbia

Serbia

Italy

Italy

India

India

Morocco

Morocco

Greece

Greece

United States

united states

Images: EstherHonig.com





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