Demystifying celebrities – mainly by showing images of them without the beautifying effects of makeup and/ or Photoshop – is a recent trend that shows no signs of slowing.
You may recall French Elle’s 2009 “No Makeup” issue, which made waves by featuring the likes of Eva Herzigova and Monica Bellucci sans cosmetics.
Recently, Jessica Simpson went bare-faced for Allure, while an unretouched version of a Britney Spears ad for Candie’s sparked yet another discussion about the role that the media plays when it comes to shaping women’ s perception
s of their bodies.
When I saw this “model mugshot” that Louis Vuitton released – dozens of models, including a few big names like Laetitia Casta and Elle Macpherson – I figured I would get your opinion: Does seeing celebrities without makeup still carry the impact it once did