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At the age of 5, the “Most Beautiful” girl in the world hails from Nigeria. On July 20th, Lagos, Nigeria-based photographer Mofe Bamuyiwa posted three portrait photos via Instagram and Twitter of Jare Ijalana, showing Ijalana’s stunning complexion and “doll-like” features.
“Oh yes, she’s human! She’s also an angel!” Lagos-based Bamuyiwa captioned the photo in which Jare has been praised for her features. “I want to portray the interception between her childhood and adulthood so both stay timeless! I could have made her smile and make her laugh out loud but I put her in their natural moments for us to see through their eyes! Posing them as adults! Was my trick to create it a timeless portrait!”
These are timeless photos indeed. Since sharing Jare’s angelic features with the world, the photo has gone viral on social media with countless shares and more than 28,000 likes on Instagram.
This week Bamiyiwa told Yahoo Lifestyle that “Jare isn’t a professional model,” and added her two sisters, Jomi, 7 and Joba, 10 have also posed for photos with their “striking features and strong characters.”
We welcome “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World.”
Capturing the Art of innocence and the sides of JOMI in one body. J O M I of the @the_j3_sisters The elder sister of J A R E When I was a child I always wanted to wear my Mum’s shoes , cloths and do all she did as a woman . I wasn’t afraid of being that woman , though I wasn’t aware , nothing scared me of the cost it would take to be a woman . “I WAS FEARLESS AS A CHILD “ I’m sure every girl has gone through this stage and can totally relate . Meeting Jomi of the @the_j3_sisters Was more inspiring . Asides that she is bright and beautiful , she is very coordinated and every pose directed , she did better than I told her to do . She definitely has buttressed and given me more proof that every little girl dreams of being a woman . I guess was looking for a platform to showcase her inner woman !!! Photography is my little way of expressing my thoughts than in words and so I am not the best curator of my work .
Written By: Fantasia Harvey