You often hear the question ‘if you could go back in time and tell your younger self one thing, what would it be?’

I suppose the usual responses are: be more confident, live in the moment more, spend more time with your family etc, and they’re all perfectly good answers.

For rich and famous celebrities, though, I imagine the answer to that question is very simple: do exactly what you’re doing because it all works out in the end.

While we – and even celebs with limitless finances – can’t actually go back in time, what we do have is a nifty little piece of software called Photoshop.

One digital artist, Ard Gelinck, has taken advantage of this piece of kit and Photoshopped pics of celebrities next to their younger selves.

It’s pretty weird to look at but strangely fascinating. Here’s some of the best:

1. Freddie Mercury

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#Repost @freddiemercuryclub with @get_repost ・・・ #10yearchallenge ❤ . "I don't worry about my age because I know I look beautiful anyway… 😍😏 But having said that, I just think that sometimes age is a good quality because age means experience. And I'm using all the experience I've gathered over the years to benefit by. And to be honest I don't worry about it because why should anybody worry about age because there's nothing you can do about it. You can't get younger. And as far as I'm concerned I just want to pack in as much of life and fun and having a good time as much as I can within the years I have." -Freddie Mercury (From an interview in 1985) . 👉P.S. Words to live by…💪 . 📷 Many of you guys asked me to post this photo so here! Credits and thanks to @ardgelinck for making it🙏 . #FreddieMercury #age

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2. Tom Hanks

3. Tina Turner

4. Justin Timberlake

5. Sylvester Stallone

6. Amy Winehouse

7. Michael Jackson

8. Madonna

9. Michelle Obama

10. Elvis

11. David Bowie

12. Matt LeBlanc

13. Emma Watson

14. Johnny Depp

15. Jennifer Aniston

Pretty weird, right?

Ard is constantly updating his Instagram with new shots anyway – you can follow him here.