In the last few weeks we’ve heard a lot about Instagram’s ban on so-called ‘plastic surgery filters’ – the kind of filters that adjust your nose and lips in real time, rendering your normal, natural face into the kind of influencer-fuelled selfie that 1,000 likes are made of.

The creators of the AR program that powers the new filters cited mental health reasons for the ban. But, to be honest, these filters are a mere drop in the ocean compared to the extensive selection of apps on offer for those who wish to ‘fix’ themselves for their social media audience.

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