Overlooking imperfections

Last Spring, Lorde Tweeted the photo above and wrote, "i find this curious - two photos from today, one edited so my skin is perfect and one real. remembervia Why I'll Photoshop Your Face and Why I Believe It's Okay

We overlook imperfections all the time in real life, but without the emotional connection of having that person before us, we are more likely to notice imperfections because we are then studying not a person but a thing, not a real life scene but an abstraction of one. <cite>Frank Multari</cite>

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