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At what age would you let your DD wear make-up to school. (eye shawdow, blush, ect)

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Asked by juliemomx2 at 5:19 PM on Apr. 11, 2011 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • 16 or older. They have no business using that stuff till then.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:20 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • I agree with 16. I didn't wear make-up until my senior year of high school.

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 5:21 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • My dd started wearing make up when she got into 6th grade, but not blush or any of that. Just lip gloss and sometimes some eye liner. She didnt start wearing make up like blush until she was in high school, but even then she was taken to a professional to teach her how to put it on without looking trashy. To this day I think I can count on my hands how many times shes worn blush lol.

    Answer by gemgem at 5:22 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • I would say lip gloss about 12-13, full face make up? probably 16,, unless a special occasion of some sort.

    Answer by kimigogo at 5:23 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • My daughter was 16 as well . . . she wore light eye shadow and lip gloss, she used light mascara and that was about it. She did have a tinted moisturizer too. No blush or heavy colors though.

    Answer by qwietpleez at 5:23 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • Girls are wearing make up in Jr High School. To get around letting them go crazy right then, we started slow. Just powder at first and then I let them build up a little in high School. As long as it was classy they didn't get much gruff from me.

    Answer by ochsamom at 5:32 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • thanks for your feedback

    Comment by juliemomx2 (original poster) at 5:34 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • I'd prefer never. But I suppose thats unrealistic. 16 I could agree with though.

    Answer by SalemWitchChild at 5:57 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • Junior high age. If it makes them feel better about themselves then why not. Most girls that age are having skin issues and want to conceal breakouts.

    Answer by jcm62497 at 4:03 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Jr High (starting in 6th grade) my oldest daughter was allowed to wear lip gloss, mascara & eyeshadow... as long as it was "tasteful" By high school, she was allowed to wear eyeliner too. We still make sure, before she leaves to go ANYWHERE that it's not overdone. I've had to say something a few times & she knows it's not something I'll argue over or ALL make-up will disappear.

    Answer by since_3.18.93 at 7:07 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

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