School portrait company pulls its retouching service after mom complains ...

MICHAEL ZHANG, PETAPIXEL:

"A school portrait photography company in the UK has apologized and pulled its “retouching service” after a mother publicly complained about the service sending the wrong message to children.

"BBC News reports that Southampton-based Yellow School Photos came under fire when a West Sussex-based mother named Alexandria Norman complained about the retouching service offered in the school photo catalog.

"'Retouching will soften blemishes and facial lines, acne and even marks on jumpers,' the catalog says. 'The ideal finishing touch!'

"Norman appeared in an interview with BBC South Today about her complaints."

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