Aneece Malik used to hate how he looked (Image: @aneece111 / CATERS NEWS)

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Aneece Malik always felt insecure about posting photos of himself on social media, and never shared any snaps without using heavy filters to alter the way he looked.

The 32-year-old, from Whitefield, Manchester, said he never got any attention when he was out and about, and was so unhappy with how he looked that he decided to completely transformed his face.

He's spent more than £130,000 on surgery to give himself a real-life filter look, and he's never been happier.

The business owner has had cheek fillers, botox, veneers, laser hair removal and micro blading to complete his new look – which has left him unrecognisable.

He always used to use filters on his online photos
(Image: @aneece111 / CATERS NEWS)

He said: "I have had TikTok and Instagram for a while but I hated posting photos of myself.

"I didn't like the way I looked so always used 'Pillow face' and 'snatched' filters on Instagram.

"I am addicted to TikTok but needed the filter to post videos.

"So I'd use the filter on Instagram to record a video before posting to TikTok.

"Eventually, I decided to become a filter so then I can permanently look and feel good.

He looks completely different after all the work
(Image: @aneece111 / CATERS NEWS)

The work has to be topped up every year
(Image: @aneece111 / CATERS NEWS)

"I had fillers and Botox anyway but within the last year, I've really cranked it up a notch.

"I have had the soprano ice laser to remove my facial and body hair a few times.

"It costs £1000 per session – it is the Mercedes Benz of hair removal.

"I've also had fillers in my cheeks, chin and jawline to make it more defined."

Aneece, who now lives in Antalya, Turkey, has anti-wrinkle injections every other month to maintain a 'flawless' face.

He's had procedures on hips lips and cheeks as well as botox
(Image: @aneece111 / CATERS NEWS)

His new look has given him a new burst of confidence on social media and he's build up a huge following – spending four or five hours on it every single day.

He adds: "I am completely obsessed with my look and it has to be perfect.

"Some practitioners refuse to top my face up as they say I've had enough so I go to different clinics monthly.

"I work out daily so the filler wears off quickly so I need a monthly top up of 1ml in my lips, cheeks and sometimes underneath my eyes.

"I also try out different facials monthly such as the HydraFacial which is about £200."

He now gets more attention when he's out and about – which he loves
(Image: @aneece111 / CATERS NEWS)

Prior to the procedures which include veneers, Aneece recalls never getting any 'attention'.

But now his social media following has rocketed and he turns heads in the streets.

He said: "I didn't like the way I looked before. But now, I am so confident and love my appearance.

"When I am out in public, people always make eye contact with me and I know it's because they are admiring me.

"Some trolls say I have ruined my face and express anger towards me as they feel I am going against my Pakistani culture.

"But it's 2021, it's ok to go against the norm.

"My family are happy because I am and that's all that matters."

Price breakdown

Lip procedures – £8,440 a year

Cheek fillers – £6,000 a year

Botox in forehead, crows feet, mask labial – £72,000

Veneers (twice) – £12,000

Facials, micro blading, laser hair removal, tanning – £900 a month