Erwin and I discussed teen magazines in one of our recent podcast episodes. I reminded our female audience members not to compare themselves to American celebrities (see also: Brown is Beautiful).
Here’s something you may not know: most celebrities only release edited (retouched) photos to the public. I didn’t realize just how common the practice is before I watched this video.
There are similar examples here in the Philippines.
Just remember that much of what you see in magazines is an illusion.
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