A viral video shows a woman's shockingPhotoshop transformation from ordinary to what many consider to be beautiful with a few clicks.

The time-lapse video, "The Power of Adobe Photoshop," drives home the point that very often, images of beautiful women in magazines are highly manipulated, leading women to chase an impossible standard of beauty.

In 37 seconds, a blonde, bare-skinned model gets her makeup and hair done before Photoshop takes over, widening her eyes, slimming her body and lengthening her limbs.

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