Even Classic Pin-Ups Were Retouched

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Buzzfeed calls our attention to this gallery of before-and-after images of vintage pin-up ladies — proving women have been retouched in photos, paintings, and advertisements long before Photoshop came into our lives. In this era, artists were "fixing" imperfections on their models with an actual paintbrush.

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20 Classic Pin-Up Girls Before And After [Buzzfeed]
TIL that pinup girls looked different in real life... [Reddit]

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serious jezebel, whats up? were we ever supposed to believe those were ACTUAL photographs in the first place? why has your quality declined so badly? desperate baiting articles. half the time i can't actually click on things. or my comments fail. i think it is time for an intervention.