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

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.

The Bright Side team was really impressed with these before and after photos. Just look at how different the same things can look after a little change!

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. My mask before and after a shift in the warehouse

12. These candlesticks before and after being cleaned with silver polish

13. This failed tattoo before and after is just hilarious

14. A hotel before and after

15. “The difference between my plant that lives by the window and the one that lives 20 feet away from the window —they were the same size 6 months ago.”

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

17. Before and after the shell was cleaned

18. Same sweater, same cat

19. The screws in the windows before and after rusting

20. Before and after cleaning tarnished copper pots

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

22. “The difference is 12 months. Lost weight, grew a beard and started modeling in my 30s!”

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

24. A Tropicana bottle before and after processing

25. The difference between these new and old seats

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

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

Have you ever witnessed such radical changes?

Preview photo credit volcanicdiarrhea / Reddit
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