Most people are smart enough to look at the cover of a magazine and realize the models featured don’t normally look like that. It’s common practice to use Photoshop after a shoot in order to make the model look like a perfectly-molded doll with no blemishes or scars. A lot of people wind up using that as the scale of perfection, even though that version of perfect is far from the actual reality.
Just look at Instagram, where people are altering, filtering, and modifying their photos in order to make the world believe they are someone else. Here are the top 10 examples of Instagram vs. reality — #2 will make you question every picture of a sexy woman you ever see!
10. The Profile Pic
We all know that profile pictures don’t usually represent our average everyday look, because we are all guilty of searching for the best photos of us and doctoring them up to make us look like models. We are all special little unicorns in our own eyes and deserve to be represented accurately.