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From Digital Unaging to Fake Aging with Makeup

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Dec 27, 2008   Updated: Jun 14 2011
Perhaps we're so fascinated by aging because it is an inevitable phenomenon. Ugly or beautiful, we'll all grow old together, and this fact has inspired some computer-savvy artists.

From digitally aged celebrities in 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' to makeup-aided Vogue editorials that span 60 years, we're clearly obsessed with documenting the denouement of glamour and the inevitable descent of youthful beauty into grizzled old age.

Implications - With so many advancements in technology every day, aging is no longer an issue that can't be fixed. Consumers are looking for methods that help them stay younger longer. Companies looking to attract more customers could develop more highly advanced products that aid in the aging process.