Fans were in awe when they saw Red Velvet Irene's photos taken in 2008.
Her past photos were taken and shared on online community Instiz.
According to Koreaboo, fans praised Irene's natural beauty and shared various images of the Red Velvet member taken prior to her official debut with the group last year.
The original poster then notes that her skin seemed softened in the photos and that she is wearing eye lenses, thus making her eyes look bigger.
One netizen said, "Irene got much prettier". While another wrote: "Wow… pretty"
But a user there was a user who also asked the red velvet member to take her lenses out.