Britney Spears may have a newfound glow thanks to boyfriend Charlie Ebersol, but the pop icon's January/February cover of 'Women's Health' magazine has more than a few folks crying Photoshop.

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In fact, the mother-of-two hardly looks like herself on the cover — especially in the face.

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Regardless if the photo editors used Photoshop, Brit — who wears a bikini in one photo and underwear in the other — says her fabulous body is real and all due to her impressive fitness regimen.

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"I start with 20 minutes of intense cardio—usually running—move on to light free weights, body-weight exercises such as pushups, squats and situps, then finish it off with a stretch," she tells the mag.


This isn't the first time Brit's photos have caused controversy. Fans were stunned when an unretouched photo from a 2008 'Marie Claire' cover shoot was released:

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Marie Claire

The Grammy winner's original photos from an ad campaign with the clothing brand Candies were also made public, and showed just how much the company had slimmed her waist, thighs and arms.

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