With the creation of Photoshop in 1987, our lives suddenly changed - you could turn virtually any "ugly duckling" into a beautiful swan. When used with caution and in modesty, Photoshop can be a useful tool for enhancing our natural beauty and giving a self-esteem boost.

We often see photos of celebrities that look so flawless, it's hard to believe they're even real. Before you start comparing yourselves to them, keep in mind that their photos are usually the case of being photoshopped excessively. So don't worry, nobody looks like photoshop pictures in real life.

Celebrity photoshop takes it to another dimension by also setting unrealistic beauty standards to their young followers. Though sometimes, with a touch from an inexperienced editor, it can turn into an example of bad photoshop quite easily.

Below, Bored Panda had put together a list of celebrity photoshop fails and pics before and after the modifications - some of them were very scandalous, while others were simply photoshopped by people on the Internet. Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian - they're all there. Prepare to be shocked!

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#1

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

InfectiousPerfection Report

Adam Doroziński
Community Member
4 years ago

"Celebrities Before And After Photoshop Who Set Unrealistic Beauty Standards" Yes. Correct. Angelina sets unrealistic beauty standards. Both with and without photoshop :-)

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#2

Candice Huffine

Candice Huffine

V-magazine Report

Evil Smiley
Community Member
4 years ago

First pic is already fabulous.

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#3

Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall

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Becky Poirier
Community Member
4 years ago

agree.she didn't need airbrushing

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#4

Madonna

Madonna

Steven Klein Report

Dee Dimeo Pruitt
Community Member
4 years ago

personally I think she looks rougher than Cindy Crawford

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#5

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

fabiofb Report

Evil Smiley
Community Member
4 years ago

She's only in her mid 30's why does she look so old?

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#6

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

BreatheHeavy Report

Dee Dimeo Pruitt
Community Member
4 years ago

HAHAHAHA had to photshop Justin a package

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#7

Beyonce

Beyonce

Elisa Zwingenberger Report

Valdis
Community Member
4 years ago

the only problem here is that it was retouched by complete begginer

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#8

Fergie

Fergie

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Becky Poirier
Community Member
4 years ago

light is half the battle

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#9

Madonna

Madonna

Mert and Marcus Report

Naomi Patricia
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow, they turned her into a complete different person...she looks like Madonna's younger sister on the right

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#10

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

Candie's Report

Yadi Vaz
Community Member
4 years ago

She looks good natural. Don't get why the photoshop.

Dawn Moskalyk
Community Member
4 years ago

I agree she looks good natural. They did it to make her smaller. Also to make her darker.they turn the white celebrities darker and all the dark celebrities lighter seems to be their thing.

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Community Member
4 years ago

Replaced her body with barbies??

Sheena Myricks
Community Member
4 years ago

They did a butt lift in her photo?

Lucie Salačová
Community Member
4 years ago

butt lift and legs lenghtening :D

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Uncle Buck
Community Member
4 months ago

This ain’t Britney. It’s Jessica Simpson.

Sipho Tjiane
Community Member
5 months ago

Young: https://bit.ly/2Y7Vkxs

Regina Victoria
Community Member
3 years ago

They left out her tramp stamp ...lol. Wow, maybe I should invest in photoshop since I have some wedding pictures that look like my eyes are closed and everyone else looks great. I can put in my eyes from another pic and make my dream wedding photo. Photo shop must be really amazing.

info ninja
Community Member
3 years ago

hahahahaaa

Arianna Harshman
Community Member
3 years ago

they gave her a tan

Mandi Graves
Community Member
4 years ago

Why on earth reduce her muscle in her legs? Before pic is so much better.

Death Metal Kitty
Community Member
3 years ago

Because some people think that walking on chicken-legs is sexy. #skippinglegday

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Kikka io
Community Member
4 years ago

quante storie per un po di cedimento della chiappa! how many stories for some of the buttock sagging!

Javi Sánchez
Community Member
4 years ago

They removed all her muscle definition! 😠

Lizzy
Community Member
4 years ago

Fine as she is.

Mahmudur Sobuj
Community Member
4 years ago

Nice & sexy pic

Sara Ann
Community Member
4 years ago

Because when she came out about 5 lbs heavier people shredded her? That makes a girl want some photo shop.

Margaux
Community Member
4 years ago

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She needs all the Photoshop she can get... mostly on her face though.

Margie Ring
Community Member
4 years ago

Why don't you put your face in your comments?

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#11

Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford

Marie Claire Mexico Report

Jennifer Younge
Community Member
4 years ago

The original has been debunked. Not her.

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#12

Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz

Haibao Report

Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
4 years ago

shes gorgeous, this was not necessary

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#13

Katy Perry

Katy Perry

Rolling Stone Report

Cassie
Community Member
4 years ago

The fuller leg looks so much better than the stick figure leg.

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#14

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

Jerry Bruckheimer Report

Laura Gillette
Community Member
4 years ago

She actually responded when this photo came out. She was really mad they made those changes, especially enlarging her bust, without telling her.

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#15

Faith Hill

Faith Hill

Bruce Perez Report

A Snail
Community Member
4 years ago

OMG look at her arm. It's so skinny in the middle it looks like it could just snap like a toothpick

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#16

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Max Abadian Report

Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Jen Law doesn't even need touching up, she's naturally beautiful!

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#17

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Dear God!

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#18

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

Frederick M. Brown Report

celinesamnoy
Community Member
4 years ago

Where did her nose go?

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#19

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr

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Rhon
Community Member
4 years ago

Before shot is much better

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#20

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

withoutfx.com Report

Luis Milian
Community Member
4 years ago

they removed the little expression she had. lol

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#21

Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Is this from 2005? She hasn't been around for ages!

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#22

Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet

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Axtrid
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow they added teeth for her too ... Horrible

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#23

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

Complex Magazine Report

Sheena Myricks
Community Member
4 years ago

Not much difference really, just slimmed her thighs.

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#24

Katy Perry

Katy Perry

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Catalina Ioan
Community Member
4 years ago

[she] who controls the spice controls the universe...

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#25

Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani

Rob Jacobs Report

Emily Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

already gorgeous <3

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#26

Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone

Rob Jacobs Report

Maria Molodyka
Community Member
4 years ago

Always lovely

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#27

Leighton Meester

Leighton Meester

Jamie McCarthy Report

Evil Smiley
Community Member
4 years ago

1st pic looks better.

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#28

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

tracebombzzz Report

Csipai Betti
Community Member
4 years ago

There's no problem with the first picture, but as a stage performer/dancer she should know how important is to hold in your belly. (Yep, there are exceptional dance stíles like belly dance...) This posture reminds me of a toddler :)

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#29

Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone

Rob Jacobs Report

Valdis
Community Member
4 years ago

First one looks a lot better and gives the mood ..that skin smoothing ruined the picture.

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#30

Rihanna

Rihanna

Jason Merritt Report

Cassie
Community Member
4 years ago

They shortened her forehead?? Seriously?

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#31

Meghan Trainor

Meghan Trainor

meghan_trainor Report

Victor Vakaras
Community Member
4 years ago

Who?

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#32

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

Gaga Fresh Online Report

Cesi Baca
Community Member
4 years ago

The original is not the original.....different pose, different photo.

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#33

Zendaya

Zendaya

zendaya Report

Evil Smiley
Community Member
4 years ago

First pic is sexier.

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#34

Nina Garcia

Nina Garcia

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Valdis
Community Member
4 years ago

Overkill.. And those bling sparks :D man. I did that when I was 16 :D

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#35

Kris Jenner And Gordon Ramsay

Kris Jenner And Gordon Ramsay

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Victor Vakaras
Community Member
4 years ago

Kris did that, not Ramsay. He posted the unedited version on his Twitter. I don't think he gives a shit about his wrinkles.

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#36

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

Frederick M. Brown Report

Valdis
Community Member
4 years ago

Shrinked eyes? Who does that ? And that overkill blure.. in second picture she looks more like a man .. defo first one is much better... How can you ruin a fine picture.

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#37

Megan Fox

Megan Fox

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Jonas H
Community Member
4 years ago

Is the right one even a official photo? The "retouch" is a joke.

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#38

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

Vogue Report

Natalie Blenkhorn
Community Member
4 years ago

She looks like RuPaul in the "after" picture!

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#39

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr

Vogue Report

Valdis
Community Member
4 years ago

Why ? The first one is perfect ...

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#40

Eva Mendez

Eva Mendez

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Emily Ellis
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks like she has nuts in her cheeks

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#41

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

siinned101 Report

Catalina Ioan
Community Member
4 years ago

All things considered, that's a very good photo of her. Completely unnecessary to airbrush it to death.

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#42

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan

larireis.deviantart.com Report

Shiva Dheva
Community Member
4 years ago

I do not know which one is more scary...

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#43

Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks

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Laura Ingles.
Community Member
4 years ago

Both don't look nothing like her!!

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#44

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

Kim KLD Report

Shaheris Suhel
Community Member
4 years ago

But she actually look better in 1st. Natural.

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#45

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

Kristian Dowling Report

Petra Steenput
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm happy to see that in reality she has room in her body for all her organs... got me worried there for a bit :P

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#46

Prince George

Prince George

Chris Jackson Report

Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

I mean ... he's a baby ... this is just getting sad.

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#47

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger

David Becker Report

sunnyrei82
Community Member
4 years ago

can't get WHY would they need to retouch the picture! She looks awesome! I wish I had a bdoy like that!

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#48

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

Jamie McCarthy Report

Cathy Lowery
Community Member
4 years ago

Seriously? Who does that? Photo shopping sponsors out of a pic? Someone has a beef with Elton John's AIDS Foundation.

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#49

Madonna

Madonna

Steven Meisel Report

Brook Corry-South
Community Member
4 years ago

Not even the same picture.

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#50

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

Getty Images , Grazia Report

Laura Ingles.
Community Member
4 years ago

Number 2 looks like a doll...

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#51

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

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Valdis
Community Member
4 years ago

well. considering it was a terrible picture this is not too bad.

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