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little girls and painting their nails

My daughter will be 2 in june and has started showing an interest in me painting her nails. When did you start painting your little girls fingernails? I already paint her toes but now she wants her fingernails too? Is she too young?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:38 PM on Mar. 7, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Just get kid polish it has less crap in it because she will eat it, but I say go ahead.

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 6:41 PM on Mar. 7, 2010

  • My daughter was 1 1/2ish (I think a teensy bit older) when I started painting her fingernails. I taught her right away how to hold her hands and we used speed dry top coat. She's great about not biting her nails so I was n't really worried about that, she's ultra girly and actually wants to take care of her nails. She's 3 now and is soooo cute about her nails :)

    Answer by marine_wife0520 at 6:43 PM on Mar. 7, 2010

  • my dd was about 12 months old lol. I painted her toenails first. Then she actually sat still so I painted her fingernails!

    Answer by Mrs.Loeffel at 6:46 PM on Mar. 7, 2010

  • My 2 year old daughter started requesting it this year too. Real nail polish lasts longer and doesn't peel off.

    Answer by Rileysmom425 at 6:46 PM on Mar. 7, 2010

  • I started painting my daughters nails when she turned one

    Answer by awelling at 6:56 PM on Mar. 7, 2010

  • when she was 1. She loves it!

    Answer by ali_1107 at 7:07 PM on Mar. 7, 2010

  • Someone polished my granddaughter's toes when she was about a week old. It was sooo cute.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:25 PM on Mar. 7, 2010

  • When she isn't constantly putting her fingers in her mouth. If she is a thumb sucker wait until she breaks the habit.

    Answer by ZaTa at 9:29 PM on Mar. 7, 2010

  • We started doing it when she was 1 and was asking for it. She never put her fingers in her mouth or anything so I wasn't worried about it. Plus her fingernails grow so fast the polish only stays on for about a week or 2. Now she is 2 and she loves picking out nail polish and getting her nails all painted.

    Answer by soccerchik8287 at 1:48 AM on Mar. 8, 2010

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