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Regular Guys Get Photoshopped With Men’s “Ideal” Body Types

by Dan Tracer May 17, 2016

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If you think drag queens spend a lot of time contouring, shading and highlighting, you’ve never seen a professional photoshopper in action.

It’s no secret that the finished product in ads and magazine spreads have passed through some serious editing phases, with the result always coming out the same: chiseled, smooth and bulky in all the way’s you’d expect.

Related: One Man’s Body Is Morphed To Fit 19 World Beauty Standards

In a recent Buzzfeed “Try Guys” video, the gents try their hand at recreating some iconic shots to see how much power those tech-savvy photo magicians really have.

Along the way, some interesting conversation happens. Insecurity, body image, societal standards…what does it all mean?

Love yourself seems to be the answer, in whatever form that takes for you.

Watch below:




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