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See how magazine covers get Photoshopped!

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  • Ever wondered how retouchers 'pretty up' a model for a magazine cover?
  • Watch below!

If you’ve ever looked at a skinny, undereye-bagless, perfectly coifed model or celebrity on a cover of a magazine and wished you could look like that, stop. The truth is you will never look like a magazine cover model.

PHOTOS: They do WHAT to retouch cover photos?

We’re not trying to be harsh. Just watch what the retoucher does to HLN Evening Express anchor Lynn Berry's head in the video above to understand how unrealistic those depictions really are.

Read more: How to tell if a magazine cover is Photoshopped 

For more on digital photo retouching, watch Evening Express tonight at 5 p.m. ET on HLN.

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