We all know the feeling. You’re scrolling through Instagram, admiring everyone’s perfectly curated feed when you come across a photo of someone with perfect skin. “How do they have such perfect skin?” you think to yourself. And then you remember…they’re probably using a filter.
While filters can be fun and give us a confidence boost, they can also be dangerous. Filters, especially those that smooth out skin or add artificial lighting, can give us false expectations about what our skin should look like.