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The Bachelor 2019: Meet Rachael Arahill and see her INCREDIBLE beauty transformation

She looks COMPLETELY different!

By Rebecca Sullivan
With a brand new season of The Bachelor kicking off this week, the race is on to find out as much as we can about the stunning women vying for Matt Agnew's heart.
And already one contestant has made one hell of an impression, the gorgeous blonde Rachael Arahill.
Yep, she was the one who turned up in the wedding dress!
The 25-year-old personal trainer from Sydney has been dubbed the show's next Keira Maguire, thanks to her unabashed honesty and X-rated appearance in the latest Channel 10 trailer.
It seems Matt and Rachael might have a bit of a personality clash on their hands, with the bold beauty declaring to the camera: "I don't want to change for anyone at this stage."
Watch the tense moment in the video player below. Story continues after video.
Rachael, pictured here in the show's trailer, says she's not willing to change for anyone. Channel 10
And things get super awkward when Matt crashes her piece-to-camera. Channel 10
Rachael, who grew up in Hornsby, but currently lives in Curl Curl on Sydney's Northern Beaches, has made no apologies for her rather direct approach, and had this to say when asked if she is this season's Keira, the famous villain-turned-unlikely-feminist-hero from Richie Strahan's 2016 season: "Possibly, yeah," she told The Daily Telegraph.
"I definitely have a lot to say, that's for sure," she revealed.
"I will bring brutal honesty, an attitude where I don't really care that much and I will bring a laugh."
Rachael waltzes in dressed as a bride. Channel 10
What's also interesting to note is that Rachael didn't apply to go on The Bachelor, but was instead approached by a producer, who thought she'd make for interesting television.
"I got approached to go on the show, so I thought 'I am not really doing too much else so I might take up the experience'," Rachael told The Daily Telegraph.
Rachael knows how to give a fire selfie on the 'gram, just like Keira. Instagram
Will Rachael get along with Matt? Or will they clash? Instagram
And when you carefully look at the way Rachael talks about her time on the show, it's clear she knows exactly what she is doing - providing some much-needed drama and entertainment.
"I don't think I am a little hottie, I just think I have a big personality, so I think that's what lured them in," Rachael said of her appeal to the show's producers.
"I say it how it is and call a spade a spade. I think casting agents want people with big and interesting personalities and people looking for love," she said.
"At the end of the day they have to make a TV show. Especially after last year when the Honey Badger didn't choose anyone. They need a love story."
Rachael looks incredible in this recent Instagram snap. Instagram
All glammed up! Instagram
A makeup-free Rachael showing off her natural beauty. Instagram
We've taken a little deep dive through Rachael's Instagram and Facebook accounts and it's clear the blonde hottie has undergone quite the beauty transformation over the past few years.
Keep scrolling to see just how different Rachael looked in 2012, compared to now.
Such a baby! Instagram
A baby-faced Rachael pictured in 2012. Instagram
Out with friends almost seven years ago. Instagram
According to her Instagram, Rachael says she is into "fitness, food and fashion", and her Instagram account is littered with smoking hot selfies of the outspoken contestant out with her girlfriends, having fun at festivals and travelling overseas.
Now look, we went deep on Rachael's gram and unearthed some pretty adorable photos from between 2012-2016, which show the soon-to-be star looking super different than she does now!
Keep scrolling for comparison photos that reveal Rachael's stunning beauty transformation.
This recent snap of Rachael shows she's had the ultimate beauty glow-up. Instagram
This photo from just a few years ago reveals her lips look considerably smaller. Instagram
Pouting hard for the camera. Instagram
Just a few years ago, sporting much smaller lips. Facebook
Lashes? Check. Full pout? Check. Instagram
Pictured a few years ago, looking gorgeous and fresh-faced. Instagram
Rachael says she doesn't have anything to hide about her past and is aware the show could bring up her past relationships.
"I am very much an open book so if something does come out about me, I am not going to deny it," she revealed.
"I don't think I have much to hide but we will see what happens.
"I am friends with all my ex-boyfriends, except one."
Keep scrolling to see more before-and-after photos of Rachael.
Rachael is set to ruffle some feathers in the mansion. Instagram
Just a few years ago Rachael looked completely different! Instagram
A recent sultry Instagram snap. Instagram
Enjoying a rooftop drink with girlfriends. Instagram
All glammed up for a fabulous lunch in Sydney recently. Instagram
Just a few years ago, sporting a much more laid-back look. Instagram
You can follow Rachael on Instagram here.

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