The Differences Between Back-to-School Makeovers in Movies vs. Real Life
It doesn’t matter how long I’ve been out of school, every year as August draws to a close, I start to get a case of the makeover-willies. You know, that feeling that comes over you when it gets close to back-to-school time and you’re like, “THIS TIME WILL BE DIFFERENT. This time, I’ll march into those halls with a whole new wardrobe and a whole new attitude, and it will be wall-to-wall respect.”
And of course we think that, because we’ve been conditioned to by decades of makeover montages in our favorite movies and TV show. Right up until the day we set foot back on campus, we’re convinced that this will be our year, that we’ve suddenly blossomed into the beautiful swan we were always meant to be and other attractive people will recognize this and come flocking to our side.
But guess what? That’s never how it goes. Hate to be the one to break it to you, but there are some pretty big differences between makeovers in real life and makeovers in movies, and I’ve laid them all out for you here: