31 Jul '11, 9am

Britain bans 2 misleading makeup ads - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Britain bans 2 misleading makeup ads - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

LONDON (AP) — Britain's advertising standards council banned two makeup advertisements featuring actress Julia Roberts and model Christy Turlington on Wednesday, ruling the ads — which used digitally altered photographs — were misleading. The Advertising Standards Authority found that the airbrushed images used by L'Oreal in magazine ad campaigns exaggerated the results women could expect from using the beauty products. The watchdog said the ads could no longer be used. The decision was seen as a step forward in an ongoing campaign to limit the retouching of photos in beauty-related ads in Britain. The Lancome advert in question and Julia Roberts. "We really welcome this," said Susan Ringwood, chief executive of Beat, which campaigns to combat eating disorders. "It highlights one of the main issues, that these hyper-perfect versions of beauty are undermining people's confi...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/britain-bans-2-misleading-makeup...

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