20+ Before and After Photos Proving That Time and a Little Effort Can Do Wonders

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Some things can change completely if you put in just a little bit of effort. The same goes for animals and people. The people in this article tested this by experience: one person took their dog to the groomer and ended up with a new dog, and another person simply cleaned their old bowls and candlesticks and saw what they looked like when they were new.

1. This is what parenting is like:

2. Before and after lotion

3. Can the steam-cleaning community get some love?

4. An ax from the Viking era before and after conservation (from sometime between the 10th century and the 11th century)

5. A wooden chair, before and after

6. An x-ray of the back, before and after a surgery for scoliosis

7. My dog after a trip to the groomer

8. “My first time power washing — was not disappointed!”

9. Here are the before and after shots of a gem after being professionally cut.

10. Same toy, 5 years later

11. This failed tattoo before and after is just hilarious.

12. A hotel, before and after

13. “My shoes before and after working for a month as a fry cook”

14. Before and after the shell was cleaned

15. The screws in the windows before and after rusting

16. Before and after cleaning tarnished copper pots

17. Tap water before and after letting the faucet run for a minute

18. “The difference is 12 months. Lost weight, grew a beard, and started modeling in my thirties!”

19. Check out the difference between 2 different potting soils after treating them exactly the same.

20. A Tropicana bottle before and after processing

21. Graffiti commissioned by the local government in Pachuca, Mexico

22. “Before and after being told she was a good girl”

Have you ever witnessed such radical changes?

Please note: This article was updated in December 2022 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.
Preview photo credit volcanicdiarrhea / Reddit


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Always put lotion! When you get older you WISH you started when you were younger


wow picture 11 is a shock, why is there so much dust? Imagine if you didn't have such a mask :/


This dog looks like a plushy bear after his trim ? what a cutie!


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