Demi Lovato: Shooting in the nude was tough
Demi Lovato was startled by the idea of not being able to edit out imperfections during her photo shoot with Vanity Fair.
(Cover) - EN Star Style - Singer Demi Lovato has admitted “going in the buff” for Vanity Fair magazine was particularly challenging because she was unable to alter her image with Photoshop.
The 23-year-old Cool for the Summer hitmaker shot a spontaneous nude editorial with photographer Patrick Ecclesine for the publication, with images being released earlier this month (Oct15).
There was only one rule during the intimate photo shoot, which was the final images could not be retouched.
Baring all without the possibility of editing how she looked definitely made Demi feel insecure.
"The most challenging part of that photo shoot for me was going in the buff with no Photoshop," she smiled to Access Hollywood. “There were times where I was looking at the pictures with the photographer and he would say, 'Oh, we could fix that,' and I was like, 'No, we can't. We cannot use Photoshop in this shoot’.”
Demi has been very vocal about her past struggles with addiction, self-harm and eating disorders.
And during the photo shoot, the main thing that kept her from becoming overcome with embarrassment was the possibility of helping other people love their bodies.
"Of course it's awkward," she noted. "But when I start to think about the message, when I would start to think about how many people this would inspire, I got more comfortable doing it."
Demi has previously shared insight into her fitness regimen.
The star loves to stay fit not only for the physical benefits, but because engaging in regular exercise helps her with maintaining mental health.
"During each one of my training sessions, I focus on lengthening and toning for the bottom half of my body; that means lots of squats and lunge variations to keep my glutes and hips strong and lean," she told the British edition of Women's Health magazine.
"I keep my core strong with planks, crunches, push-ups, lying glute push-ups and bridges. This strengthens my body and helps prevent injury when I'm performing on stage. Your core is your power centre."
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