“Please don’t ignore. She need prayers. Please help share to 5groups on Facebook. Don’t ignore her without a share. Only heartless and racist will ignore,” the post says.
Many commenters have said the injuries aren’t real, but makeup. We investigated.
Special effects makeup
A reverse image search leads to the original photo, which was posted on Twitter by a makeup artist based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
The top tweet on her timeline, from 27 October 2019, includes the photo shared on Facebook. The tweet reads: “Hey guys, I'm a make up artist and I do SFX makeup. Please help me retweet. My customer might be on your timeline.”
SFX stands for special effects. The injuries in the photo aren’t real, but created by makeup. – Jennifer Ojugbeli
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