Britain's Advertising Standards Authority has pulled this Lancôme ad, citing "overly perfected and unrealistic images," otherwise known as the Joan Rivers look. A Christy Turlington ad was also pulled. Seems that a member of Parliament, Jo Swinson, has made a big stink about these sorts of images. The ASA said that both ads breached the advertising standards code for exaggeration and banned them from future publication. Advertiser L'Oréal admitted that digital post-production techniques had been used on Julia Roberts but said that the ad was an "aspirational picture." Guardian has the story.
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