Netizens unhappy with makeup tutorial by Xiaxue

By: Ashwini Thanabalan

Well-known internet personality, Xiaxue, has recently posted a video titled “ISIS Makeup tutorial!!! Gorgeous terrorist makeup so hot right now”.

A little background story as to what inspired her look. ISIS militants were cross-dressing as women to flee from Mosul after the city was liberated from their fortress. While doing so, one of the men forgot to shave his facial hair, which resulted him to look like this

A rather appalling sight, with the man taking the effort to fix his unibrow but neglecting his moustache and goatee.

Here is a side-by-side comparison of the man, with Xiaxue. Can you spot the difference?

Netizens however, were unhappy stating that what Xiaxue had done was inappropriate and promoting islamophobia. They were unhappy with the fact that Xiaxue had dawn a headscarf and thick facial hair, which were forms of ‘Muslim visibility’. These forms are said to make Singaporeans uncomfortable as they are stereotypically associated with violence and terrorism.

Though arguments from the netizens assumes that Singaporeans are “uncomfortable” and that inadvertently links Muslims and ISIS terrorists together, the focus of the original news piece was the terrorist’s laughable disguise. And, that goes the same for Xiaxue’s video as well.

In the video, Xiaxue made no mention of religion, but was mocking the terrorist’s perception of femininity, Muslim or not.

Muslims around the world do face a social stigma, due to the doings of extremists. However, Xiaxue’s video did not perpetuate such social stigmas. Is it safe to say that Singaporeans are just being too sensitive then?

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3 years ago

Xiaxue…dumb as always

3 years ago

Shit! She looks more beautiful now with that makeup than her plastic surgery face.

3 years ago

She is portraying Halimah la

3 years ago

Promoting islamphobia?

To be honest we singaporeans are way smarter and on the ground than those third world ang mohs and those retarded human rights shits.

None of us will give a shit and muslims in singapore had nothing to fear. We r all brothers n sisters

3 years ago

It’s pretty hard to take offence from anyone so shallow.

3 years ago

I’m Muslim and I don’t look like that. So nah. Not offended.

3 years ago

I think she just wants to boost her falling popularity.

3 years ago
3 years ago

Well, that’s an improvement…

3 years ago

Does look better than her original looks.

3 years ago

I’m not offended. Who says Isis goons are practising Islam as how it should be? Nah .. can’t be bothered.

3 years ago

Chill la its just a make up tutorial.

3 years ago

Creepy

3 years ago

What can this bitch do other than blogging? Bet her EQ also super low and insensitive person

3 years ago

just ignore a cheap pr slut.

3 years ago

Useless rubbish

3 years ago

…its just a joke ya.. Why u guys like to make simple things so complicated???!! Isis NV feel offended u all feel offended for what ah…

OMG! She turn into a beautiful swan from a ugly ducky

3 years ago

People are not concern with the atrocities ISIS had committed but instead get insulted by a playful depiction of an ISIS?

Gosh!

3 years ago

Why is it always the same particular group of people that must be so sensitive ?

3 years ago
Reply to  Viiwouus Tan

Ooooooh. Thats low. But ita funny AF.

3 years ago
Reply to  Shanon Tam

But why does it bother you? Are you over sensitive too?

3 years ago
Reply to  Yilin Yao

We can’t be bothered. Why are you so bothered by it?

3 years ago

Everyone’s chilled…

3 years ago
Reply to  Hazrin Hazis

100% agree

3 years ago
Reply to  Yilin Yao

Yup… No one is bothered by jokes from a joke

3 years ago
Reply to  Shanon Tam

Mat Noor and why does it bother you too ? Anything gotten in the way ?

3 years ago
Reply to  Shanon Tam

Which particular group ? I m curious.

3 years ago
Reply to  Shanon Tam

Not many ppl can handle the truth …. ✌️

3 years ago

She doesn’t look too different from her usual self.

3 years ago

Xia who?

3 years ago
Reply to  Shanon Tam

Shanon Tam I dunno. We can’t be bothered. You seem to be the butthurt one. Y so sensitive?

3 years ago
Reply to  Shanon Tam

Then don’t reply lah … talk so much for what ? Aiyo… cannot dahan u

3 years ago
Reply to  Shanon Tam

Got mouth to imply but no balls to say out. Ask ur mom keep ur balls sua!

3 years ago
Reply to  Shanon Tam

Both of you are just a bunch of hypocrites …. don’t try to behave cool and gracious about anything when deeply inside you are not …. the more you scold … I’m sorry , the more you have proven your own weakness to be a fact ? Best part , now wanna play mummy and daddy ah ? I though you are Low but didn’t realise you can go until so Low ? …. my Friend , let it go lah . The more u talk , more you wrong ? Is it really so difficult for the human mind to comprehend ?At this point of time , please don’t try to associate yourself with race or religion and such , nothing to do with them Liao … stupidity only limit to person like you ,for that I shall hereby rest my case … good day to you lah