The Celebrity Photoshop Effect: A Recent History (PHOTOS)

Remember when celebrities looked natural and, well, real on the covers of magazines? Unfortunately, neither do we. Surely the magazine industry isn’t trying to kill stars’ self-esteem, but often the photos don’t lie, as waists are whittled, busts blown up and skin allegedly lightened.

Inspired by Mariah Carey’s digitally-slimmed figure on the cover of her new Christmas album, Celebuzz takes a look at the recent photoshop scandals that shocked Hollywood. Click through for The Celebrity Photoshop Effect: A Recent History. Who received the most agressive altering? Give us your opinion in the comments.