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This Makeup Artist Turned A White Woman Into A Black Woman And Everyone's Mad

Well, if it looks, smells, and tastes like blackface, it's probably blackface.

The Instagram account @paintdatface recently posted this makeup look transforming a white woman into a black woman.

Along with the image, the makeup artist included a "disclaimer", stating that the look wasn't about "a race change" but rather about celebrating other cultures.

Following backlash, @paintdatface made their Instagram private, but not before Twitter got ahold of the post and collected the receipts.

Most people were disgusted by the literal blackface going on.

@tea_bing @rihonardo 1) it's blackface 2) black women are not fun costumes you can try on 3) the artist should haveโ€ฆ

๐Ÿ“žHello Paintdatface ..... WOC called and we want our MELANIN back ๐Ÿ˜ก #appropration #blackface #BlackGirlsAreMagicโ€ฆ

@_zolarmoon Blackface by any other name is still blackface ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฟโ€โ™€๏ธ

If u gotta give a disclaimer you knew it was wrong to begin wit. Dumb ass bitch...coulda just got a ethnic model..tโ€ฆ

While others tried to defend @paintdatface, by claiming it was done in the name of art.

@ArtsyPoet @rihonardo @NalediMashishi Because that's not the point. The point he said was to see what makeup can do.

@_zolarmoon @emgleffler But when a white woman uses tanning lotion and gets really dark it's okay. Think of her asโ€ฆ

Though people were really just not having it.

@IVGuerraFelix @ArtsyPoet @rihonardo @NalediMashishi It is blackface under the guise of art. It needs to stop. Youโ€ฆ

A tan isn't black face Sara. Just sit this one out mk? Thanks.

But tbh, almost everyone was just wondering why the makeup artist didn't use a black model to celebrate black culture.

@rihonardo If you trying to celebrate black culture, why the fUcK WOulD yOu UsE a WhIte moDeL !?!

@rihonardo Then why didn't they just........use a POC......

@rihonardo @NalediMashishi Why didn't he just use a black person? Why did he have to turn the white girl black to cโ€ฆ

And, well, why exactly white people were even commenting about something that isn't their issue.

non blacks interacting with this tweet as if they don't do vocal and digital blackface everyday