As I've written about before, retouching is just a fact of life when it comes to the fashion industry. Most magazines, if not all, featuring models or celebrities on their covers, brush up these already beautiful women. Some do to such an extent women don't even resemble their natural selves. Just look at Madonna here. I look at these women and know they're not 'real' but just how NOT REAL are they? Tough to say.
Thanks to French ELLE for featuring Eva Herzigova, Monica Belluci and Sophie Marceau (all pictured above) without any makeup or retouching.
They look lovely don't they?