#NoFilter: Woman Spends $15K On Plastic Surgery To Look ‘Photoshopped’ In Real Life

#NoFilter: Woman Spends $15K On Plastic Surgery To Look ‘Photoshopped’ In Real Life
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The explosion of selfies has given rise to a more troubling trend — a slew of mobile apps that go above and beyond what regular Instagram filters are capable of.

Apps like Perfect365 let users airbush their own image, whereas SkinneePix offers fat trimming tools and Facetune helps erase blemishes.

With the uptick of social media in recent years, people inevitably tweak their images and focus on their online identities to a degree. Yet, these apps raise the bar on what we might file under a “healthy” amount of self love.

One woman just changed the selfie game. Triana Lavey, 38, spend $15,000 on plastic surgery, and her only aim for going under the knife was to emerge picture perfect.

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Lavey told ABC’s Nightline, “I look like myself, but Photoshopped.”

If you take a quick look at Lavey’s before and after picture, it’s fair to say she looks largely unchanged. I’d say that’s a pretty penny to spend for minor results. Is there an app for insecurity issues?

H/T Metro, Photo credit: ABC

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Liz Rowley

Writer/editor by day, music journalist by night, Liz is her best self when she is reporting. She earned degrees in Politics and French from Bates College in Maine, but more importantly discovered a niche for herself at the campus radio station. A tireless new music hound, she enjoys timeless novels, distant lands, all plant life, photography and running. Technically from Chicago but raised abroad by a pair of foreign correspondents, wanderlust and writing intersect at her core.

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