Thursday, July 28, 2011

Making Headlines

Make-up ads featuring Julia Roberts and Christy Turlington have come under fire in the U.K. after parliament member Jo Swinson filed complaints with the U.K. Advertising Standards Authority regarding the unrealistic nature of the photoshopped images.

Touchy subject: U.K. bans Roberts ad over airbrushing

“We have to stop exposing impressionable children and teenagers to advertisements portraying models with body types only attainable with the help of photo editing software,” Dr. Barbara L. McAneny said in a statement issued by the American Medical Association.


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