A 5-year-old girl from Nigeria is taking the internet by storm with her beauty. Photographer Mofe Bamuyiwa shared photos of  Jare Ijalana. Since they were posted to social media last week, they’ve received over 70,000 likes and shares. People have made comments like, “beautiful,” “absolutely stunning,” and “doll-like.”

The little girl has lustrous full hair, mesmerizing eyes, and a smooth complexion.

The photographer said: “CHILDREN ARE A GIFT FROM HEAVEN. I’m pretty excited and elated about my new style of child portraiture. Before I thought of Photographing the @the_j3_sisters, I have had frivolous ideas of how I can make artsy portraits of kids And do away from the norm.  The opportunity came, and I had to take a bold step to express my ideas of how I want to take portraits of kids. I want to portray the interception between her childhood and adulthood, so both stay timeless! We continue to the next post.”

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J A R E @the_j3_sisters CHILDREN ARE A GIFT FROM HEAVEN. I’m pretty excited and elated about my new style of child portraiture . Before I thought of Photographing the @the_j3_sisters , I have had frivolous ideas of how I can make artsy portraits of kids And do away from the norm . The opportunity came and I had to take a bold step to express my ideas of how I want to take portraits of kids. I want to portray the interception between her childhood and adulthood so both stay timeless ! We continue to the next post TEAM Make up by Dammy of @iposhlooks Creative style direction @mofebamuyiwa Hair by @totalshopwigs Hair styled by @hairkarved Styled by @styledbyseun Assisted by @adebimpe_aj @ernest_chuxx @official_bigjosh #bmbstudio #bmbphotography #mofebamuyiwa #kids #kidsphotography #artsy #love #light #childphotographer #familyphotography

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The photos are more captivating or perhaps alarming because the little girl strikes adultlike poses, more mature for a child of any age.

“I want to portray the interception between her childhood and adulthood so both stay timeless!”  Bamuyiwa captioned one of the shots. “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!”

“Jare isn’t a professional model,” Bamuyiwai told  Yahoo Lifestyle. “All I want is for everyone to see Jare’s powerful potential. … I want the photo to speak to her when she has reached her adulthood.”

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Oh yes she’s human ! She’s also an angel ! “J A R E “ 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 ! J A R E , when you clock 21 remember to do same pose and style TEAM Muse : @the_j3_sisters Make up by Dammy of @iposhlooks Creative style direction @mofebamuyiwa Hair by @totalshopwigs Hair styled by @hairkarved Styled by @styledbyseun Assisted by @adebimpe_aj @ernest_chuxx @official_bigjosh #bmbstudio #bmbphotography #mofebamuyiwa #kids #kidsphotography #artsy #love #light #childphotographer #familyphotography

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Jare isn’t the only beauty in her family. Her two older sisters, Jomi, 7, and Joba, 10, photograph well. They also have “striking features,” and character as well.

“Asides [sic] that [Jomi] 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,” Bamuyiwai wrote in the picture’s Instagram caption.

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BEAUTIFUL ART WORK OF 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 . Be inspired #bmbstudio #artsy #artwork #photography #kidsphotography #childphotographer #love #girl #mofebamuyiwa

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Jare isn’t the first girl to be given this title. Back in 2011, 6-year-old French model Thylane Blondeau took the world by storm when she appeared in a Vogue Paris supplement titled Vogue Enfants. wearing high heels and adoring a face of makeup. The feminist website, Jezebel, called the photo shoot, “purposefully, knowingly disturbing.” the little girl had been walking the runway since she was four.

“I understand that this could seem shocking. I admit I myself was shocked during the photo shoot,” her mother Véronika Loubry said in defense of the pictures. “But let me be precise: the only thing that shocked me is that the necklace she wore was worth €3 million!”

While her photos racked up tens of thousands of likes from people on Facebook, others didn’t agree with the message of rating or labeling a child’s beauty.

Nevertheless, the girl’s modeling career has blossomed. She has since signed with IMG Models. She has appeared in several magazines, including Teen Vogue and Jalouse magazine where she appeared on the cover. She’s walked the runways for major fashion houses like Chanel, Lacoste, Ralph Lauren, and Dolce & Gabbana. She’s also become the spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris.

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