Playing With / Sexier Alter Ego

Basic Trope: A character transforms into the attractive version of themselves.
  • Straight: Nerdy geek Alice transforms into an attractive girl named Candice with a potion.
  • Exaggerated: Alice, who's face is scarred by third-degree burns, takes a potion and turns into Candice, an epic hottie with a flawless face.
  • Downplayed: Alice's only flaw is her frizzy hair. She drinks a potion which turns her into Candice, who looks just like her but with attractive curls.
  • Justified: Alice just wants to be beautiful.
  • Inverted: Attractive girl Candice transforms into a nerdy geek named Alice with a potion.
  • Subverted: Nerdy geek Alice drank the potion, but it barely smooths her complexion.
  • Double Subverted: Said complexion made her into a Nerds Are Sexy Moe.
  • Parodied: Hilda drank the potion, but it didn't work. She still boasts at her "new looks" though.
  • Zig Zagged: Nerdy geek Alice drank the potion, but it barely smooths her complexion. She still boasts about her "new looks" though. But her new confidence made her into a Nerds Are Sexy Moe. But that doesn't attract people, except for Bob, but that's because Alice was a Hollywood Homely to begin with.
  • Averted: Alice's alternate form is no sexier than her normal one.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: Alice is a costume designer, and the costume she makes for herself is called her sexy alter ego.
  • Exploited: a man comes to town offering potions to make people more attractive.
  • Defied: The potion makes everyone find Alice less attractive because she wasn't being herself.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: Candice's obviously greater popularity and sex appeal causes Alice to see her "boring" self in an increasingly more negative light. This, combined with the increasing stress of maintaining a double life, causes Alice to snap.

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