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18th Feb 2014

Think You Want To Look Like a Cover Model? Think Again!

New video challenges perceptions of 'perfection'

Everywhere we look these days, we are bombarded with images of perfect-looking models and celebrities and many of us would jump at the chance to trade our normal, slightly imperfect selves for a front-cover worthy version.

Recently, Buzzfeed decided to take four ordinary women and carry out a professional photo shoot, before letting a Photoshop expert loose on the resulting pictures. The ladies were slimmed, blurred and enhanced to the same level as your average cover model but they didn’t exactly have the reaction that they thought they would.