Dame Barbara Cartland famously said that you can ‘either keep your face or your figure’, suggesting that weight loss can leave you looking gaunt and older than your years.
But these amazing weight loss transformations from around the world prove that you most certainly can have both.
The weight loss success stories found their faces completely transformed with hidden cheekbones emerging as double chins disappeared, delicate bone structures emerged and blemishes caused by a bad diet were replaced with a healthy glow.
But in addition to the physical changes, there’s no denying their new-found confidence boost can quite literally be seen radiating from their faces.
One man revealed that he’d been told he was fat and ugly but urged people never to give up on their goals as he’s now a model, while another told people to stay motivated by seeing what losing 70lbs had done to his face.
Bored Panda has shared a selection of amazing transformations from around the world that show how losing weight transforms the face. This woman was unrecognizable after losing 82lbs (six stone) in the course of four years
A man who was branded ‘fat and ugly’ urged people not to lose motivation as he became a model after losing 46lbs (three stone)
After losing 120lbs (more than eight stone) naturally this woman’s face was much more streamlined
Over the course of seven years, this man went through a slow transformation 110lbs (eight stone) and now boasts clear skin, chiseled features, and sparkling eyes
Shedding 200lbs (more than 14 stone) turned this woman into a glamorous siren who takes much more pride in her appearance
After shedding 165lbs – more than half her body weight – this woman found she had a much more streamlined jaw and defined features
This man captioned his transformation: ‘Here’s what a 70lbs loss does to your face. Stay motivated’
A woman said she was happier and healthier than ever before after losing 70lbs (five stone) and her glowing skin certainly proved her point
A man who shed 130 (9st 4lbs) in two years said he’d experience ‘face gains’ as a result
After shedding 200lbs (more than 14 stone) this woman revealed her incredible bone structure
This man’s newfound confidence was shining through after shedding 130lbs (more than nine stone)
She shed 300lbs (more than 21 stone) in just 18 months which brought out her eyes and got rid of double chins
Since swapping her food addiction for a love of exercise and slimming down by 95lbs (6st 11lbs) this woman has discovered her bone structure
A weight loss of 140lbs (10 stone) revealed a handsome face that was hiding beneath excess padding
In the first picture, this woman wasn’t exactly radiating happiness. But since losing weight she’s glowing with confidence
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