Pictures from 2006 confirm: Heidi Montag is a remarkable magician.

Heidi Montag circa 2007 and 2009. She had some drastic changes even before her major plastic surgery of 2010. Photos from

This won’t be a stunner for you: of all the actresses on The Hills, none has gone through so many changes in her appearance as Heidi Montag. Back in 2006 she had (aside from an entirely different face), thicker eyebrows, honey blonde hair – rather than platinum, less makeup packed on her face and a seemingly more genuine glint in her eyes.

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As The Hills went from season 1 to 2, Montag started to embrace a change to her looks. Even before the 10 major plastic surgery procedures, Montag had changed herself to look “more attractive” in a stereotypical way. And if The Hills crew gave her advice, we think it was something along these lines:

Tips from the viral video on “How to trick people into thinking you’re good looking” that Heidi Montag took to heart :

– Bleach the absolute shit out of your hair.

– Literally cake make-up on your face. Use colors like black, because it says “I’m a whore.”

– Abuse your hair with a straightening iron in ways that couldn’t possibly be good for it.

“There’s no cure for ugly, but you can make yourself into an optical illusion.”