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Shay Mitchell, Before and After

The beauty evolution of the ‘Pretty Little Liars’ star.
Shay Mitchell before and after

Shay Mitchell may be best known for starring in the hit teen drama series Pretty Little Liars. But ever since the series ended in 2017, she’s been playing another role: social media influencer.

The 35-year-old has been promoting everything from hand soap to makeup to energy drinks to her audience of more than 30 million followers. But her posts haven’t always been positively received. 

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In 2018, as an ambassador for Bioré, she famously shared a video of herself “using” the brand’s makeup remover... without actually touching it to her face. (Her fans called it “the fakest thing they’ve ever seen.”)[1]

And sponcon (sponsored content) isn’t the only thing she’s faked. Observers also documented evidence of a “fakecation” when Shay posted other people’s travel photos on her Instagram, claiming that they were her own. (One even had a mouse cursor in the corner!)[2]

So all of this got me thinking... what else might be fake about Shay?! Let’s take a look at her beauty evolution over the years and see if we can find out!

From 2010-2012: Pretty Little Liar

Shay Mitchell TV Guide Hot List Party 2010
Shay Mitchell Somaly Mam Foundation Project Futures global campaign launch 2011
Shay Mitchell Friends to Mankind 18 for 18 Charity Event and Fundraiser 2012

From 2013-2015: Upgrading Her Style

Shay Mitchell Teen Choice Awards 2013
Shay Mitchell Teen Choice Awards 2014
Shay Mitchell Streamy Awards 2015