Amanda is a self taught freelance makeup artist and beauty influencer also know as @thethriftymua on Instagram. For her submission for the NYX Face awards she decided to do something "out of the box" by creating a rendition of the popular Snapchat "Face Swap" in real life.
For the look which she did with her boyfriend, she used a darker shade to match her boyfriend's skin tone and has received tremendous backlash about the video, with many likening it to blackface.
Due to the blacklash, shetook down the video but has since put it back up. She shared this on Instagram in response to the backlash:
So what do you think? Are people being too hard on this MUA or is this blackface?