As a result of their sudden rise to fame, many Love Island performers have made drastic changes to their appearance.
Many of the Love Island contestants, from Jess and Eve Gale to Maura Higgins, were completely unrecognizible before they became famous
Participating on Love Island can completely transform one’s life, catapulting one to instant fame and wealth.
Stars often spend a portion of their massive pay increases on cosmetic surgery, and many had already experimented with their appearance before moving into the renowned estate.
This new season of Love Island has prompted the Daily Star to look back at previous seasons to see how the contestants appeared before they became famous.
Some of the former islanders, such Maura Higgins, Jess Gale, and Eve Gale, are completely unrecognisable.
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The Irish beauty Maura Higgins became a fan favorite thanks to her humorous banter; she and her partner, Curtis Pritchard, advanced to the season final, but their relationship ended after they left the villa.
Since then, Maura has modeled for Ann Summers and had her own clothing edit at boohoo.
Fans have long speculated that Maura had work done on her boobs, bum, and lips before she appeared on Love Island, but it was only recently revealed that she had undergone lip filler.
The mother of Maura said: “Nowadays, she’s 28 years old. Indeed, she has grown up. The only time she avoided cosmetic surgery was now.
“The only thing she ever got done – and she never hid it, she had it up on her own instagram – was she got some lip filler. Because she had quite thin lips.”
Jess and Eve Gale
When Jess and her sister Eve initially arrived at the villa, they caused quite a commotion as they were the first set of twins to ever appear on the show.
Both Jess and Eve, at the time of their appearance and employment as VIP hostesses, were undergraduates at a university in Manchester.
After tagging Kylie Jenner’s ex Tyga in an Instagram photo, he reacted, and Eve recounted the conversation in her Love Island interview.
As a result, when a picture of the twins with darker hair and less makeup appeared online before their Love Island debut, viewers were taken aback.
After starring on the show in its sixth season, where she had nothing but bad luck in love, Shaughna Phillips became a fan favorite.
She went on dates with Made in Chelsea’s Sam Thompson and The Only Way Is Essex’s Pete Wicks after her appearance on the show, and she also debuted her own clothing line with In The Style.
Shaughna has been very forthright about her boob lift and laugh line injections.
In an interview with Glamour, she said: “I’ve been having lips done for a few years now so that wasn’t Love Island orientated.”
“I had my boobs uplifted – not implants, but had them shoved up – and that was due to the weight loss. My mum had better boobs than me and she’s had two kids! I had such big boobs before that it was literally like nothing.”
“Then I suppose other than that I’ve had a few tweaks. I’ve had my laughter lines filled, but I feel that’s a bit of a compliment because it means you laugh a lot.”
Megan Barton Hanson has joined the Love Island rich list with an estimated net worth of over £1 million after signing endorsem*nt deals with PrettyLittleThing and Avon, participating on the 2019 season of Celebs Go Dating, and more.
In 2019, Megan came out as bisexual and publicly fought back against online haters.
She previously revealed that bullying at the age of 17 led her to undergo plastic surgery.
She explained that while she did feel better about herself when she looked in the mirror after the procedure, this was only the tip of the iceberg.
“It didn’t help me to love myself, that came from growing up and having a strong circle of empowered women around me.”
After beginning her career in beauty pageants as a teenager, Molly-Mae has gone on to become a major social media influencer and one of the show’s most popular stars.
Molly-Mae, who entered the villa in Season 5 at the tender age of 20, instantly found a compatible partner in Tommy Fury.
A line of clothing designed by Molly and sold through quickly on PrettyLittleThing was released soon after the program finished.
Soon after, she was promoted to the position of Creative Director of the fashion house.
Since then, Molly-Mae has spoken out against cosmetic procedures, namely the lip enhancement she underwent when she was 17 years old.
She had it removed because she recalled feeling self-conscious about her appearance afterward: “I remember staring at it and thinking, ‘I don’t know what I’ve done to my face.’”
Amy Hart famously left Love Island after being dumped by Curtis Pritchard upon the arrival of the other six contestants.
She was getting therapy on the show and realized that she couldn’t keep up with the demands of appearing on it.
Once Amy left the show, she went on Loose Women and announced that she was leaving her job as an airline flight attendant.
Amy borrowed money from her grandparents for a breast procedure and also splurged on hair extensions and a full set of veneers before appearing on the show.