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Makeup artist, 28, who had thousands of fans on Myspace shares her incredible transformation

A popular makeup artist has shocked her clients after revealing that she was once a famous emo ‘scene queen’ who had thousands of fans on social media platform Myspace.   

Brookelle McKenzie, who was once known as ‘Brookelle Bones’ and rocked gothic black hair, recently took to Instagram to showcase her transformation with her 900,000 followers.

The 28-year-old blonde, from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, said that while there were 14 years between the two photos, the difference was remarkable. 

But if you search for Brookelle McKenzie a host of stunning makeup-preened pictures of a 28-year-old blonde from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, appear

Brookelle Bones (left) and Brookelle McKenzie (right) are the same person, which was revealed recently when the 28-year-old completed a #10yearchallenge on Instagram

Brookelle was the one to showcase her incredible transformation on Instagram (pictured here as a young teenager)

Brookelle was the one to showcase her incredible transformation on Instagram (pictured here as a young teenager)

The pint-sized stunner posted the photos alongside a caption that hinted at her previous social media fame (pictured now at 28)

The pint-sized stunner posted the photos alongside a caption that hinted at her previous social media fame (pictured now at 28)

What is a ‘Scene Queen’?

A ‘Scene Queen’ is a term to describe a girl who wears eyeliner that covers 73 per cent of her upper face, multi-coloured hair extensions, a long and draping fringe, mismatched punk rock clothing and has a penchant for lead singers in a band’. 

Popular in the early 2000s, ‘Scene’ was a subculture just like ‘Emo’ that describes ‘punk’ fashion complete with layered hair, bows, side fringes, piercings, tattoos and ‘cute’ charms.

Source: Urban Dictionary  

Following in the footsteps of those brave enough to share their #10yearchallenge, the pint-sized stunner posted the snaps alongside a caption that hinted at her previous social media fame. 

‘RaWR xD don’t h8 me top 8 me rOfL <3’ Her words began, pointing out the ‘top eight’ segment of the average Myspace profile.

‘I know I’m so late on the train but you dolls asked for it, so here it is. This is actually a 14 year challenge. I was 14 years old on the left and I’m now 28,’ she explained.

‘I feel like I’m revealing my true identity. Who remembers the MySpace Brookelle?

'RaWR xD don't h8 me top 8 me rOfL

'I know I'm so late on the train but you dolls asked for it, so here it is. This is actually a 14 year challenge. I was 14 years old on the left and I'm now 28,' she explained

My how you’ve changed! Brookelle’s signature locks are now a platinum colour

'Oh my god that was you? I remember seeing your photo everywhere,' one person remarked

‘Oh my god that was you? I remember seeing your photo everywhere,’ one person remarked

‘Back when everyone had Tom in their top eight and you could put cute falling hearts on your profile page. I used to cut my own hair with a razor. What a time to have been alive.’

Hundreds of followers commented below the thread, reminiscing about the time they had wanted jet black hair like hers and when she was considered the ultimate teenage icon.

‘Oh my god that was you? I remember seeing your photo everywhere,’ one person remarked.

‘Ah the good old days when there were 1,000 Myspace users pretending to be you or just using your pictures,’ another said. 

The comments on her transformation photo were filled with ex-fans of Brookelle Bones 

The comments on her transformation photo were filled with ex-fans of Brookelle Bones 

According to a Weebly account, Brookelle was one of the most 'faked' people on Myspace, and no one was ever sure what her real profile was

According to a Weebly account, Brookelle was one of the most ‘faked’ people on Myspace, and no one was ever sure what her real profile was

A third added: ‘You were everything I wanted to be when I was in high school! The reason I was a wannabe “scene queen”‘.

According to a Weebly account, Brookelle was one of the most ‘faked’ people on Myspace, and no one was ever sure what her real profile was.

She modelled for a plush toy company called Skelanimals and was a poster child for ’emo’ and ‘scene’-minded teenagers in the early 2000s.

Urban Dictionary classifies a ‘scene queen’ as a girl who wears ‘eyeliner that covers 73 per cent of her upper face, multi-coloured hair extensions, a long and draping fringe, mismatched punk rock clothing and a penchant for lead singers in a band’.

She modelled for a plush toy company called Skelanimals and was a poster child for 'emo' and 'scene'-minded teenagers in the early 2000s

While it's a very specific style, Brookelle began to move away from the genre as Myspace was superseded by Facebook in 2008

Urban Dictionary classifies a ‘scene queen’ as a girl who wears ‘eyeliner that covers 73 per cent of her upper face, multi-coloured hair extensions, a long and draping fringe, mismatched punk rock clothing and a penchant for lead singers in a band’

She has since dyed her hair a Barbie-blonde colour and become a fully fledged makeup artist, represented by Roxy Jacenko's talent agency The Ministry of Talent

She has since dyed her hair a Barbie-blonde colour and become a fully fledged makeup artist, represented by Roxy Jacenko’s talent agency The Ministry of Talent

While it’s a very specific style, Brookelle began to move away from the genre as Myspace was superseded by Facebook in 2008.

She has since dyed her hair a Barbie-blonde colour and become a fully fledged makeup artist, represented by Roxy Jacenko’s talent agency The Ministry of Talent.

‘Discovering her passion for makeup while getting ready for school discos in high school, Brookelle McKenzie had no idea her hobby would one day become a career,’ her online profile read.

‘Reflecting on those early days of trying to recreate her favourite looks with $2 beauty products, Brookelle never imagined she would go on to collaborate with some of the world’s biggest beauty brands.

Brookelle is originally from New Zealand but moved to New Zealand when she was five

'As a mere passion project Brookelle started her Instagram account where she would share the unique makeup looks she had created in her spare time,' her Ministry of Talent profile read

She has amassed almost 900,000 Instagram followers and is known for her high-glam, dramatic makeup and Halloween looks

‘Originally from New Zealand and residing in Noosa, Queensland, since she was five, Brookelle began working in retail after finishing high school. She then studied a Diploma in Makeup Artistry before returning to full-time work. 

‘As a mere passion project Brookelle started her Instagram account where she would share the unique makeup looks she had created in her spare time.’ 

She has amassed almost 900,000 Instagram followers and is known for her high-glam, dramatic makeup and Halloween looks.  

‘Bold lips, exquisite contouring and flawless brows are all signature looks she executes with the highest attention to detail,’ her profile finished. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk