Lorde shows her flaws in anti-Photoshop statement

Last updated 08:28 01/04/2014
Lorde
@lordemusic/Twitter

UNVARNISHED: Lorde tweeted these images with the message: 'i find this curious - two photos from today, one edited so my skin is perfect and one real. remember flaws are ok :-)'

Kiwi bodies: how do you see yours?

Share your stories, photos and videos.

Relevant offers

Beauty

Makeup artist's amazing Gigi Hadid transformation Get the look: Lady Gaga's red glitter Super Bowl eye makeup YouTube channel The Pastels makes beauty inclusive Kendall Jenner sues skincare company for $14m for using her face without permission Shane Warne admits he uses botox Eyebrow tattoo fail leaves woman with four eyebrows The products Kim Kardashian uses to recover from an ugly cry In my beauty bag: Maori beauty queen Candace Wilson Christina Milian's five-year-old daughter's makeup skills Five beautifying oils that aren't coconut

Lorde has again shown she is not without flaws, while highlighting the fact pictures do lie.

She posted two pictures on Twitter from a weekend concert - one altered to hide her acne, and the other which had not been enhanced and revealed traces of acne.

"i find this curious - two photos from today, one edited so my skin is perfect and one real. remember flaws are ok :-)" Lorde tweeted.

Time interpreted the move as 17-year-old Lorde joining a celebrity debate over retouching photos.

It had been a controversial year for Photoshop, and it was no surprise Lorde had come down on the anti-Photoshop side, Time said.

"Lorde seems set on being a feminist role model for young girls-and that begins with an anti-Photoshopping stance."

The pictures were taken at Chile's Lollapalooza festival in Santiago on Sunday (local time). Lorde did not make it clear who had done the retouching work on one of them.

In February, Lorde uploaded a late night picture from Paris to Instagram. She had a messy bun, bare skin and acne cream. That picture was captioned: "in bed in paris with my acne cream on".

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

What's your fave grooming option?

I'm on trend - full bush up top, bare down below

No hair at all!

I don't wax down there at all - ain't nobody got time for that!

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content