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Do you allow your young daughter(s) to wear make up or will you make them wait til they're teenagers?

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GinNTonic

Asked by GinNTonic at 1:55 PM on Jul. 27, 2010 in Parenting Debate

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  • i think that lip gloss and a little eyeshadow to school is fine starting around the age or 8 or 9 if they want. eyeliner and things like that, will probably start around 12 or 13. when they are young though, sometimes its fun for mommy to put lipstick on them and do make up together. its just make up, i dont really see a problem with it at all.
    PURPULbutterfly

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 1:56 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • mine are 2.5 and 5 years I let them play with makeup my kids love makeup I don't see a problem I don't let them leave the hosue with it on though
    mommy5409

    Answer by mommy5409 at 1:56 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • I would allow mascara and lip gloss when they are 16.Before that,nothing.
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 1:56 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • I personally will make them wait til they're teenagers. Nail polish is fine because it's not on their face. I wore nail polish, but not facial stuff.
    GinNTonic

    Comment by GinNTonic (original poster) at 1:57 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • My kids have lip gloss. We do make up at home rarely. I would probably start allowing make up around 8th grade.
    ashisamom

    Answer by ashisamom at 1:58 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • No make-up at all until at least 15...even then it will be well controlled. My child won't be a target for teen pregnancy or pediphiles.
    momof3josephs

    Answer by momof3josephs at 1:58 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • Make up is what women wear to get attention from men. Do you see why it's wrong for young girls to wear it?
    GinNTonic

    Comment by GinNTonic (original poster) at 1:59 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • I have put mascara & eyeliner on my 5 & 3 year old at home... They had fun with it! =)
    But as far as wearing it to school--maybe 13 or so.. depends.
    SuperrMommyy

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 2:00 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • & I dont wear makeup to get attention from men-- I like to look like I care about my appearance--it makes me feel pretty!
    I'm very happy with my man..why would I want attention from another?
    SuperrMommyy

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 2:01 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • When they are in high school. :)
    KFree907

    Answer by KFree907 at 2:02 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

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