un·​re·​touched | \ ˌən-(ˌ)rē-ˈtəcht How to pronounce unretouched (audio) \

Definition of unretouched

: not having undergone editing or retouching : not retouched unretouched photos

Examples of unretouched in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In June 2018, the 36-year-old fitness instructor shared an unretouched bikini photo of herself and her son Romeo along with a message of celebrating all body types and empowering women to embrace their true selves. Nicholas Rice, PEOPLE.com, "Ireland Baldwin Celebrates Being 6 Years 'Free of Anorexia and Bulimia': 'You Can Do It'," 16 Aug. 2020 Gregory set up Kelsea Ballerini as a role model for Barbie’s 60th-anniversary campaign and secured Rachel Platten for the body-positive #AerieReal campaign, which included an unretouched image of the singer on a Times Square billboard. Thom Duffy, Billboard, "Revealed: Billboard's 2019 Branding Power Players," 13 May 2019 The Dawson's Creek star was recently praised for posting unretouched photos which showed her stretch marks. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise Posed for a Rare Mother-Daughter Selfie on Instagram," 28 Dec. 2019 In August, Demi Lovato wowed fans with a unretouched photo of herself in a bikini, rocking every curve and dimple. Christina Oehler, Health.com, "Katie Holmes Posted an Unedited Photo of Her Stretch Marks on Instagram, and Fans Are Loving It," 27 Nov. 2019 The Internet really took notice of her, though, when Aerie tapped the model for an unretouched bikini campaign. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Barbie Ferreira Is Ready for More ‘Hot and Secure’ Fat Girls on TV," 4 Aug. 2019 The tennis master's unretouched cover photos for Harper's Bazaar are about more than fashion. Trisha Ahmed And Delaney Strunk, CNN, "Settle in with these weekend reads," 12 July 2019 Williams appears in an unretouched image on the cover of the August issue of Harper's Bazaar in a gold Ralph Lauren dress and gold Christian Louboutin heels. Janelle Griffith, NBC News, "Serena Williams opens up about 2018 U.S. Open loss and her apology to Naomi Osaka," 9 July 2019 The 30-year-old frequently appears in unretouched photoshoots and advocates for size diversity in fashion, both on and off the runway. Melissa Minton, Allure, "Here's Why Some Ashley Graham Fans Are Upset About Her Campaign for Rag & Bone," 2 May 2018

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1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Unretouched.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unretouched. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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