The glo up is real — especially with celebrities. These famous faces might be representing huge fashion brands and starting major trends based on just their appearance alone, but it wasn’t always that way. Some stars have come a long way to get to where they are currently — and no, we’re not talking about working hard and building talent and all that stuff. We’re talking about becoming hot. Hey, it ain’t easy.

Thankfully, with help from their style teams, these stars lost weight, cut their dated hair, fixed their teeth, got better clothes, and literally glowed up, like a light bulb. From celebrities who changed their looks to snag a coveted role to others who simply learned how to do their makeup, here are the most drastic celebrity glo ups that, frankly, give us hope for our darn selves.