“I’m trying really hard to take the veil off the fraud,
to be real, to start with me.”
— Jamie Lee Curtis
Here is an example of Jamie’s pictrue* next to another picture of her that was touched up.
*Pictrue – A word I invented to describe a picture that hasn’t been airbrushed, photoshopped, or altered to create the illusion of perfection.
Thank you Jamie Lee Curtis for being brave enough to show your real self on the cover of More magazine in 2002. It seems like we should have learned something from all this by now, but instead people are using the many digital tools available to perpetuate even more myths of perfection.
Here is a short video clip I found on Youtube that shows what four women thought of pictures of themselves after they were touched up to look like models.