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Kate Winslet Refuses to Let Lancôme Retouch Her Ads

Credit: Joe/WENN.com

Credit: Joe/WENN.com

Kate Winslet has already done her part to make the world a better place (hello, she gave us Titanic) but thankfully, she’s not stopping there. The esteemed actress is now using her celebrity to take a stand against Photoshop. She revealed at Monday’s Elle Women in Hollywood event that she negotiated a no retouching clause into her contract with Lancôme.

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“I do think we have a responsibility to the younger generation of women,” she explained. “I think they do look to magazines, I think they do look to women who have been successful in their chosen careers and they want people to look up to, and I would always want to be telling the truth about who I am to that generation because they’ve got to have strong leaders. We’re all responsible for raising strong young women, so these are things that are important to me.”

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Kate joins celebrities like Zendaya who recently spoke out against airbrushing when a magazine excessively Photoshopped her picture. If more celebs take a powerful stance against blatant retouching like these two, perhaps we can eradicate it once and for all…though we probably all still do it secretly on Instagram

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[via E Online]