From Geek to Chic

Some of your favorite Hollywood stars weren't always coiffed and fabulous. In fact, celebs such as Vin Diesel suffered through the awkward phase just like the rest of us. Check out photos of the stars long before they became household names – and before they got up-close-and-personal with their stylists.


Yee ha! Though she's barely recognizable, that's future vampire slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, all decked out in wild Western garb in 1993. She has since abandoned the hats and boots in favor of low-rise jeans and bandeau tops and is now a svelte, blonde stunner (at the 2002 Teen Choice Awards in August, right).