Childhood photos of 2NE1’s CL have surfaced online recently, generating renewed interest in the charismatic leader’s untainted beauty. In the photos, CL is seen flashing an adorable smile with an innocent face that looks exactly like her current self sans the heavy makeup. Also, the baggy jeans and white kicks show her hip-hop side has always been with her since childhood.

Netizens who saw the picture stated, “She was cute as a kid, but it feels a bit different,” “I don’t see the charismatic CL in it, but she’s still cute,” and “She looks pure and innocent, but I like her now better.”

Just last week, CL turned heads with her more mature and beautiful looks in a cosmetic model photo shoot. Here we have the photo of it, so see if how her beauty has changed over the years!