Remember Cher Lloyd from The X Factor? The singer appeared in the seventh series of the reality TV show and was snapped up by mentor Cheryl Cole.

Cher's debut single, Swagger Jagger, reached number one in the charts, despite receiving mostly negative reviews. She's also achieved success in the US and got married along the way.

Her first audition was incredible...


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Well now she looks completely different, and has even got a load of tattoos. Over 20, in fact.

We never thought we'd see the day, just look how many she's got in this video of her modelling...


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Speaking to Inked magazine, she said: "I was probably the first person in my year to get one. At the time the tattoo artist said to me that people wouldn't employ me because I had a tattoo on my hand, but I still did it, because I had this crazy thought in my head that I wasn't going to do anything but be a performer anyway.

"I was actually at school and had a lunch break so my mom took me to get a tattoo at a local artist's house and then I went straight back."

However, her second album, Sorry I'm Late, failed to match the success of its predecessor, leading Cher to take a break from music.

The singer appeared back on the music scene in 2016 with a new single, 'Activated', and a third album was allegedly in the process of being made.

It wasn't long ago that Cher celebrated her 24th birthday, which makes us feel ridiculously old when we remember that she was just 16 when she auditioned for the X Factor.

Her eyebrow game has shot up too, with flawless make-up thanks to a Hollywood makeover...


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She looks unreal.

We still aren't exactly sure when she is due to make a fully fledged musical comeback, but we are definitely looking forward to seeing her get her swag on once again.

Mel Ramsay

Mel Ramsay is the Senior Journalist at PRETTY52 but has worked at LADbible Group as part of the LADbible editorial team since 2015. She started her career writing obituaries and funeral guides online. Since then, her work has been published in a wide variety of national and local news sites. She is part of the BBC's Generation project and has spoken about young people, politics and mental health on television, radio and online. Contact her - mel.ramsay@pretty52.com

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