20+ People Who Didn’t Realize How Beautiful They Were Until They Got a Complete Makeover


We can’t even have a voice from the future come back and tell us, “You’re going to regret this in a few years.” when we follow a certain fashion trend. Everyone is enamoured by their latest look. For example, fashion magazines suggested a few years ago that women should have very thin brows and that men should not form their brows. Even if it meant making a unibrow, they had to keep them normal. Thankfully, times have changed, and both men and women have realised that the items they once thought looked amazing because magazines said so aren’t really that good.

1. “17 years old and alternative to 24 years old — I used to shave off my eyebrows and draw them back in.”

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2. “Age 17 and 26 — thanks to the sun, growing eyebrows and hair, and gaining a healthy amount of weight, I love myself so much more as an adult.”

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3. “Age 12 to 20 — braces, proper eyebrow maintenance, my hair changing throughout the years, and growing into my nose — I think it all really helped!😅”

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4. “Age 16 to 24 — I honestly can’t believe none of my friends were honest and told me that my eyebrows looked like THAT!”

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5. “I did a lot of growing in the last year. I finally got braces and can do my eyebrows right.”

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6. “16 to 29 — it’s amazing what eyebrow maintenance can do.”

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7. “16 to 20 years old — eyebrows saved my life.”

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8. “2010 to 2019: Thank goodness for facial hair and eyebrow waxing!”

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9. “Thank goodness I started leaving my eyebrows alone.”

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10. “Age 11 to 24 — I got braces, waxed my eyebrows, grew into my nose, and grew out my bangs to hide that old man hairline! I still have trouble accepting myself because of the bullying, but I’m working on just loving me for me.”

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11. “Although I did struggle with acne throughout high school, I’ve started going to the gym and losing weight, getting treatments to clear my skin — oh, and I learned how to do my eyebrows, finally.”

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12. “14 to 19 — thankful for my friends, braces, eyebrows, and self-esteem.”

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13. “Proud of how far I’ve come!”

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14. “15 to 24 — I’ve wanted to post here for years but always chickened out.”

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15. “16 to 35: Don’t dye your hair blond and spike it, folks, it’s never a good idea.”

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16. “14 to 27 — thank you, braces.”

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17. “From 18 to 27 years old”

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18. “2013 to 2020, I am honestly astonished at the difference in myself.”

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19. “Went from a 1 to a 3 in less than 8 months!! What do you think?”

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20. “I went from being picked on at school for being ugly to becoming a part-time model, age 15 to age 24.”

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21. “Age 16 vs 20!”

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In your youth, what fashion trend did you follow? What recent improvements to your appearance have you made that have improved your appearance and made you feel better?

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