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Dove's 'Real Beauty' Pics Could Be Big Phonies
mtippett | May 8, 2008 at 02:48 pmby
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Beauty, it turns out, is more than skin deep...
BATAVIA, Ohio (AdAge.com) -- Dove's "real beauties" may not be so real after all, at least by the account of a renowned airbrush artist.
In a May 12 profile in The New Yorker posted online, Pascal Dangin of New York's Box Studios is quoted as saying he extensively retouched photos used in the Campaign for Real Beauty, which, if true, could seriously undermine an effort that already has subjected Unilever to considerable consumer and activist backlash in recent months.