Insta-Perfect: This Blogger Shows Just How Easy It Is To Photoshop Your Body Online
“It's scary how easy it was to change my entire body.”
Social media is not real life.
Those are the words of Essena O’Neill, an Australian blogger who last year deleted all her social media, shortly after re-captioning many of her pics to make a point about what really goes into taking the perfect selfie.
Now, another blogger and Instagrammer @xameliax, has come forward to show just how easy it is to edit pics online.
Sharing a before and after shot with a difference, she explains that the transformation was purely the result of editing apps.
Not your usual before and after photo on Instagram – this ‘transformation’ was done with an app on my phone in under 2 minutes ?? It’s scary just how easy it was to change my entire body and how realistic it actually looks ? We all know photoshop exists but I guess you don’t expect to see it on social media as well as the magazines and everywhere else so being bombarded by all these ‘perfect’ photos can take its toll ? Today I filmed a video showing just how easy this was to do and started my #JustAsIAm campaign – YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL, no photoshop required ✨? Please do take a look (clickable link in bio) and join in – remember, sometimes even the girl in the magazine doesn’t even look like the girl in the magazine ? #lbloggers #JustAsIAm #womenempoweringwomen #inspiration #bikini #asseenonme #womensmotivation #selfworth #loveyourself #facetune #photoshop #transformation
“This ‘transformation’ was done on my phone in under two minutes,” she writes. It’s scary just how easy it was to change my entire body and how realistic it actually looks.
“We all know photoshop exists,” she continues, “but I guess you don’t expect to see it on social media as well as the magazines and everywhere else so being bombarded by all these ‘perfect’ photos can take its toll.”
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As a result, xameliax has launched the #JustAsIAm campaign to encourage women to share unedited pics and talk about what they like most about their appearance.
For more info check out her video below…
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