An excerpt from the beauty and fashion photography satire SPOOF.

Why Don’t Beauty Ads Reflect Real People?

A lot of the time, it feels like beauty advertisements are made by beautiful women for average women, as if an average woman can be nothing but a consumer. French stylist and photographer Nathalie Croquet recently put herself in front of a camera to spoof 11 advertisements from high-end beauty companies from Givenchy to Lancôme. […]

Why We Have to Keep Talking About Target’s Photoshop Blunder

By now I’m sure you’ve seen the Target swimsuit ad in which the young model was completely disfigured at the hands of Photoshop. Her limbs were lengthened, her crotch area was chipped away at, and parts of her already thin frame were made smaller, rendering a completely unrealistic version of a human being. The ad […]