Growing up is hard work, especially if you are a teen.
Being a teenager means processing an overflow of conflicting emotions. Teens go through an “experimental phase” where they try out different things to curate the kind of person they want to become.
Some teens’ transformations are more pronounced than others. They project their innermost feelings through their appearance (which can get pretty outlandish). However, in the end, many outgrow this phase.
Here are 73 people who were once boxed in an image but have transformed into something unexpected: