This cute kid was never ugly, but she probably had to smile like that for every single photo because she had braces that she hated. And we don’t blame her; braces are one of the worst parts of puberty. However, this girl seems to have undergone a 360-degree transformation. The sweet kid from the left turned into a confident young woman with wild, wavy hair and face piercings (that look great).
Not to mention her gorgeous blue eyes. Although she looks happier in the first photo, we’re sure that has something to do with the obligatory requirement from her parents to “smile for the camera.”
Still a Fan of Her Shades
The 13-year-old version of this girl looks like your typical teenager – dyed pink hair, iridescent sunglasses, a skull-print shirt, the punk belt, the septum piercing, and the awkward arm tattoo. However, you can tell that even ten years later, she’s still the same girl.
She dyed her hair all blonde (thank goodness), covered herself in very cool tattoos, started working out, and probably got a nose job. However, we can't be sure about that last one. Still rocking a piercing, just a slightly more subtle one. And she’s still a big fan of trippy-tinted shades. Go enjoy that beach bod, girl! You’ve earned it.
Hard Work Goes a Long Way
All we can say is WOW! This guy went from a pimply, awkward 14-year-old, to looking like a handsome fitness instructor. We don’t know how many days and nights he spent at the gym, but weightlifting and whatever diet regime he did worked wonders. He got a proper hairdo, sought some expert advice on skincare products, and turned his life around.
At 22, this guy looks like he could be a veteran gym instructor with those arms. We’re also loving his tattoos, his general style, and his confident smile. He even looks younger than he did when he was a teen!
A Major Style Improvement
This ugly duckling transformation is a true testament to the difference a little style can make. At 13, this kid had the typical mushroom haircut, which is not exactly flattering, some glasses that made her eyes look beady, and a few pounds extra. But she put in the work and more than a decade later, we see a gorgeous 26-year-old woman with super stylish glasses that actually complement her eyes.
She let her hair grow out and went for a wavy hairdo that looks great on her, and got a new sense of fashion – we are loving that colorful striped dress! Most importantly, she looks way happier.
A New-Found Confidence
Judging by the night-and-day difference between these two photos, it’s almost unbelievable that only four years went by. The boy on the left looks 12, but he was actually 17, and not looking particularly happy with himself. That afro and those glasses were definitely hiding his true potential, which is more than obvious in the photo on the right.
At age 21, this young man decided to take off the glasses, get a haircut, a good skincare routine, and a new style. And his sense of confidence was certainly restored, as he looks much more comfortable as a young adult.