9 Astounding Photoshop Transformations [VIDEOS]

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1. Transformation

Similar to Dove's "Evolution" video, this timelapse clip shows the entire process of a beauty shoot.

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With ever-more sophisticated software, media photograph touchups are now commonplace and widely accepted.

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But should it be so extreme? Some would argue that airbrushing images for the beauty industry's version of perfection grossly distorts our ideas of beauty, creating a false benchmark that's utterly unattainable.

At the very least, when you see the extent to which photos can be digitally altered, you'll view future images with a healthy dose of skepticism. We've found nine YouTube videos that take you through the Photoshop transformation process.

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Take a look through our video gallery for some stunning transformation sequences. In the gallery below, take a peek at 15 dramatically Photoshopped "before and after" celebrity photographs.

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