When Shalom Nchom was 9 years old, an accident involving frying oil at her family's grocery store in Nigeria left her with severe burns on her face, neck and shoulders.
Though she was stared at by her peers and adults, and admits to crying on many of those occasions, Nchom did not let them get the best of her — and instead turned her attention to makeup.
"When I was in middle school, because of my scars, I used to wear makeup and I actually didn't use foundation, I used concealer all of my face caked on just to conceal my scars," she said in a recent YouTube video. "Even with that much makeup, I still was unhappy, so makeup should not make you happy."
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