Kwon Nara, who recently gained explosive fame through JTBC‘s Itaewon Class, is undoubtedly a gorgeous and talented actress.

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And while it’s proven from her baby photos that she was born with her gorgeous features, a recent post compiling photos of Kwon Nara from middle school has stirred up the internet.

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The reason being how much she’s changed since then.

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The post is titled, “Kwon Nara In Middle School“, and while it’s obvious it’s Kwon Nara from her facial features, netizens were amazed to see the transformation she underwent just by dieting.

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The dramatic glow-up might raise suspicions regarding plastic surgery, but in a past interview, Kwon Nara stated,

I never had plastic surgery. But I am getting botox.

— Kwon Nara

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She looked beautiful then, and she looks beautiful now, but what a successful glow-up!

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Some of the netizens comments include “She looks so different just by losing her baby fat!“, “I thought she always looks like the way she does now, so I’m a little surprised“, and “She used to look so cute!

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It’s clear that Kwon Nara’s success came from years of hard work, and natural-born talent of course.