There is such a thing as looking too perfect, at least when it comes to Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority. The organization recently banned Oscar-winning actress Rachel Weisz’s L’Oréal Revitalift Repair 10 advertisement, saying that it “misleadingly exaggerated” the anti-wrinkle cream’s ability to create smoother and more even-looking skin. While Weisz herself was complimented by the ASA for her luminous skin, the organization determined that the black-and-white image was altered to make her look even better, which is a violation of their standards.
Tough Standards: 8 ‘Misleading’ Ads Banned by U.K. Officials
From excessive Photoshop to promoting "socially irresponsible" behavior, Britain's Advertising Standards Authority has the power to veto any ad that it deems to be in violation of their strict rules. Take a look at eight advertisements that have been recently banned by the organization.