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Big Brother star Tilly Whitfield’s profile blows up internationally thanks to her TikTok disaster

Big Brother star Tilly Whitfield says followers ‘are attracted to her page as she keeps it real’ – as her profile blows up internationally thanks to her TikTok freckle hack going disastrously wrong

Big Brother star Tilly Whitfield’s profile is rising internationally after her TikTok freckle hack went disastrously wrong. 

The 21-year-old is making international headlines for the gaffe, which left her with facial injuries and forced her to be hospitalised. 

She temporarily lost vision in one eye after trying to remove the scarring on her face caused by trying to self-administer acupuncture after watching somebody do it on TikTok. 

Rising profile: Big Brother star Tilly Whitfield says followers ‘are attracted to her page as she keeps it real’ – as her profile blows up internationally thanks to her TikTok freckle hack going disastrously wrong

The mistake has made headlines overseas and was covered by the likes of People magazine and Just Jared. 

Tilly told The Daily Telegraph this week that despite her Instagram following going up recently, she’s no influencer.

She said people are attracted to her page because she keeps things real. 

Blowing up: The mistake has made headlines overseas and was covered by the likes of People magazine and Just Jared

Blowing up: The mistake has made headlines overseas and was covered by the likes of People magazine and Just Jared

‘They want to see people with personalities. We are going below the surface now,’ Tilly told the publication. 

She added: ‘I think people are attracted to my page because I say it how it is.’  

Last month, Tilly revealed how an at-home acupuncture treatment went terribly wrong, leaving her with facial injuries.

'I say it how it is': Tilly told The Daily Telegraph this week that despite her Instagram following going up recently, she's no influencer

‘I say it how it is’: Tilly told The Daily Telegraph this week that despite her Instagram following going up recently, she’s no influencer

The 21-year-old was hospitalised and temporarily lost vision in one eye after trying to remove the scarring on her face caused by the botched procedure.

Tilly had attempted to self-administer acupuncture after watching somebody do it on TikTok, but warned fans to leave such procedures to the professionals.

She decided to open up about the incident after Big Brother fans kept asking why she was wearing a blue clay face mask on the Channel Seven show. 

Injured: Last month, Tilly revealed how an at-home acupuncture treatment went terribly wrong, leaving her with facial injuries

Injured: Last month, Tilly revealed how an at-home acupuncture treatment went terribly wrong, leaving her with facial injuries

Lesson learned: The 21-year-old was hospitalised and temporarily lost vision in one eye after trying to remove the scarring on her face caused by the botched procedure. Tilly had attempted to self-administer acupuncture after watching somebody do it on TikTok, but warned fans to leave such procedures to the professionals

Lesson learned: The 21-year-old was hospitalised and temporarily lost vision in one eye after trying to remove the scarring on her face caused by the botched procedure. Tilly had attempted to self-administer acupuncture after watching somebody do it on TikTok, but warned fans to leave such procedures to the professionals

‘This is what my face looked like a week prior to entering the house hence why I always have makeup on and my skin is always covered,’ she wrote on Instagram, alongside confronting images of her facial injuries.

‘This is the result of attempting to remove scarring I inflicted on myself trying to replicate an at-home beauty procedure I saw on a TikTok video two months before Big Brother,’ she added.  

‘Please, please don’t try and DIY or at-home beauty procedures. I ended up in hospital with temporary loss of vision in my eye due to swelling and was very sick from the infection, not to mention my face was somewhat unrecognisable.’

Tilly explained she suffered ‘deep, below-surface-level scarring and dark pigmentation’ following the botched treatment.

Explaining it all: She decided to open up about the incident after Big Brother fans kept asking why she was wearing a blue clay face mask on the Channel Seven show

Explaining it all: She decided to open up about the incident after Big Brother fans kept asking why she was wearing a blue clay face mask on the Channel Seven show

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