20 December 2011

taylor swift covergirl mascara ad banned for excessive photoshopping

photo credit: fashion etc

the national advertising division banned the above ad due to taylor swift's eyelashes being excessively photoshopped.
"You can't use a photograph to demonstrate how a cosmetic will look after it is applied to a woman’s face and then–in the mice type–have a disclosure that says 'okay, not really,'" NAD director Andrea Levine tells Business Insider.

Procter & Gamble, which has admitted to enhancing models' lashes in the past, has agreed to remove the ad. ~ read more
the proctor and gamble soap plant hard at work in kingsville, louisiana. they make soap to wash your clothes not your brains with.

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