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    23 Beauty YouTubers Who Are Practically Unrecognizable From Their First Video

    Get ready for some intense highlights and lo-res footage.

    We live in the age of beauty influencers. From tutorials to makeup launches (and all the 🍵tea🍵 in between), these YouTubers have become some of the biggest stars in the world.

    Patrick Starr

    Here's what your some of your faves looked like in their very first video:

    **Warning: many of these images are from before the time of DSLR cameras and ring lights.

    1. Jackie Aina

    Jackie Aina/Frazer Harrison / Via youtube.com / Getty Images

    Earliest upload: 2009

    2. James Charles

    James Charles/Jamie McCarthy / Via youtube.com / Getty Images

    Earliest upload: 2016

    3. Nicole Guerriero

    Nicole Guerriero / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2010

    4. Jeffree Star

    Jeffree Star / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2015

    5. Tati Westbrook

    Tati Westbrook / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2011

    6. Jaclyn Hill

    Jaclyn Hill / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2011

    7. Manny Gutierrez aka Manny MUA

    Manny Gutierrez / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2014

    8. Bretman Rock

    Bretman Rock/Roy Rochlin / Via youtube.com / Getty Images

    Earliest upload: 2015

    9. Nikkie de Jager aka NikkieTutorials

    Nikkie de Jager / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2008

    10. Marlena Stell

    Marlena Stell / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2008

    11. Patrick Starrr

    Patrick Starrr/Patrick Winkelmeyer / Via youtube.com / Getty Images

    Earliest upload: 2013

    12. Carli Bybel

    Carli Bybel / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2011

    13. Kathleen Fuentes aka KathleenLights

    Kathleen Fuentes / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2013

    14. Yuya

    Mariand Castrejon Castañeda / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2010

    15. Rachel Levin aka RCLBeauty101

    Rachel Levin/Frazer Harrison / Via youtube.com / Getty Images

    Earliest upload: 2010

    16. Nyma Tang

    Nyma Tang / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2016

    17. Bunny Meyer aka grav3yardgirl

    Bunny Meyer / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2010

    18. Bethany Mota

    Bethany Mota / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2009

    19. Desi Perkins

    Desi Perkins / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2013

    20. Nikita Dragun

    Nikita Dragun / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2014

    21. Laura Lee

    Laura Lee / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2013

    22. RawBeautyKristi

    RawBeautyKristi / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2013

    23. And finally, Michelle Phan

    Michelle Phan / Via youtube.com

    Earliest upload: 2007