Have you ever looked at the cover of your favorite glossy and been at a complete loss when trying to recognize the the face looking back at you? Despite the fact that these days you can’t look at a magazine without meeting the gaze of Hollywood’s favorite A-listers, they often look nothing like themselves. Heavy makeup, crazy hair and resourceful stylists manage to turn these celebs into alternate versions of themselves.
While we don’t dislike these covers, there’s something slightly eerieabout watching a complete transformation take place before your eyes. So click through the slideshow above for five magazine covers that make stars almost unrecognizable.