The ever vigilant UK watchdog group the Advertising Standards Authority has banned yet another advertisement from appearing in any UK markets. The offending Dior Ad, featuring Natalie Portman was cited for being over photoshopped and Dior has agreed to withdraw the ad without a fight. This is probably due to the fact that if they were to stage a formal appeal, they would be forced to argue that they didn't over retouch the image in the ad.
The image, which was shot by Mert & Marcus has clearly been retouched, I mean, unless I'm mistaken, Natalie Portman does in fact have pores, but the question is, is it OVER retouched? Is the over retouching of make up advertisements borderline unethical or is it just the overreaction of a watchdog organization?
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via The Gloss