Sure, they’re glamorous now, but when these 14 celebs shared their #TBT photos, they proved what we all know: we were all awkward kids once, well almost all of us (we’re giving the side eye to you Beyoncé). Just check out this list and see for yourself:
Even with chocolate in her teeth, Katy Perry is still living the teenage dream. Note the prophetic bedazzled ‘POP STAR’ tee.
Sarah Michelle Gellar, model child.
— Sarah Michelle (@RealSMG) July 10, 2014
Kim Kardashian proves that being all pose-y-pose didn’t always look obnoxious, while Nicole Richie is a thousand kinds of awkward teen awesomeness.
Beyoncé shows us how she’s been killing it since forever…
Even without all her teeth.
Angelina Jolie was just as beautiful when she went by Angelina Voigt, in this roundabout #TBT tweeted by Mia Farrow.
Vanessa Hudgens lets her little sister, Stella, hitch a ride.
Gwen Stefani, pictured with her dad, proves that she’s always had awesome hair.
Kim Cattrall circa 1978 shows us what your your childhood fantasy camp counselor looked like.
— Kim Cattrall (@KimCattrall) April 2, 2014
January Jones is a little (John) ham.
Not even a mullet can stop her from workin’ it.
Rosario Dawson’s dress up pose and steely gaze gives hint to her future vocation.
Busy Philipps, pictured with her mom, is one of those rare babies who’s looked good from the get-go.
It’s true, rich kids get unicorns. Here’s Lauren Conrad with hers.
Little Susan Sarandon vs. dandelion.
Tifanni Thiessen’s #TBT is inspiring us to bring back big bows in a big way.