You need to see what the Love Island 2018 lot looked like in school 😅

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by Aimee Jakes |
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There has been quite the stir that ITV2 bosses have been recruiting only very beautiful people for Love Island. They are all remarkably long-limbed, uber-tanned and we this year we had to turn the brightness down on our telly, thanks to the blinding halo of white radiating from Jack Fincham's mouth!

So, 'Where's the size 14 bodies?' some shrill. 'Where's the arse dimples, the cellulite, the bed hair?!" others fume.

However, you'd be pleased to know the Islanders didn't always look this groomed. Oh no. Before the St Moriz tan, the abundance of Colgate and the clip-in hair extensions, the Islanders looked, well, um, just like you and me.

CUE: The Islander's throwback Thursday snaps they wish had never been uploaded to the internet.


Love Island 2018 then and now young stacked

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CREDIT: Twitter

Jack Fincham - then and now

Mr Colgate looks completely different in this old photo of him in the boxing ring. The self-proclaimed pen salesman has definitely found himself (and a self-tan mitt) since then and is now giving use all the feels with almost-girlfriend Dani Dyer.

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CREDIT: Instagram

Dani Dyer - then and now

Danny and Dani Dyer look like butter wouldn't melt in the adorable throwback snap. Now we have fallen in love with the eyebrow-drying Essex bird and her endearing antics in the villa. We bet TV's hardnut is well chuffed.

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Eyal Brooker - then and now

Proving he's always been a fan of the curly barnet, A fresh-faced Eyal poses for a moody selfie and is so #spiritual even in '08.

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Adam Collard - then and now

Adam looks unrecognisable posing in his football kit. We still think he looks UH-DORABLE though. That face!

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Laura Anderson - then and now

The air hostess played homage to her brown locks in a #throwbackthurday and captioned the picture, 'I miss my brown hair' #dyingforachange'. We barely recognise you, Laura hun!

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Georgia Steel - then and now

The 20-year-old student is just as confident in this throwback snap found on her social media channels.

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Dr Alex George - then and now

The unlucky-in-love smarty pants has always looked, er, smart!

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Samira Mighty - then and now

The West End star looks just as adorbs in school in this resurfaced pic. SHO cute.

Wow! What else is there to say? Many of these year's Islanders are still very much in the news, and it looks like we could be due to see a Love Island Christmas reunion. YES! We hear you cry. An ITV source has been reported as saying that bosses have wanted to reunite contestants for some time, but finally they have the go ahead!

"They know exactly the kind of drama that viewers want to see and getting together the couples who have split will certainly make for tense viewing," they explained. "Producers are in the process of getting people to sign up and they are hoping that everybody agrees to it."

Sounds uber-exciting!

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