You literally won't recognise these YouTubers who did the #10YearChallenge

17 January 2019, 17:13 | Updated: 17 January 2019, 17:18

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Benedict Townsend

By Benedict Townsend

What a difference a decade makes

So much can happen in ten short years - new technologies can be born, empires can rise and fall, eye-shadow trends can slightly change. Truly, a tenth of a century is but a chrysalis within which we can evolve and transmorph, bursting forward as a new and improved butterfly of our former selves or something idk who cares.

The point is a load of YouTubers took part in the #10YearChallenge, wherein they posted pictures of themselves in 2009 and 2019 to show how much they have changed (if, indeed, they have changed at all). A lot of the pictures are pretty wild, and we've rounded up a bumper crop of them for your viewing pleasure, right here:

Shane Dawson

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#2009vs2019 Both tragic

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Carrie Hope Fletcher

The Dolan Twins


John Chapman

Jeffree Star

Grace Helbig

Grace Victory


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Go on then. #10yearchallenge #theeyebrows

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James Charles

Ryland Adams

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Caspar Lee

Patrick Starr

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#2009vs2019 #pastorPAT #10yearchallenge

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Christine Sydelko

Which YouTuber took you by surprise the most? We audibly gasped when we saw young Ryland. Let us know your favourite in our Facebook comments, or tweet us @wetheunicorns.