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Christian1459 March 14th, 2015 6:08pm

How old do you think it is acceptable for a young female to began wearing make up (foundation, eyeliner, mascara, etc)?

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danmd
03/15/15 5:00 pm

Whenever she wants to. It has absolutely nothing to do with anyone else, your opinion does not matter.

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Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/16/15 6:20 pm

So, if a seven year old wanted to wear all of the above and leave house (say, school), is it ok?

BetweenRivers
03/15/15 4:44 pm

I don't even know what I used or care. If my daughter has acne, sure, she can wear makeup over it. But no eyeshadow. Eyeliner and mascara are fine though. I say they can start using the aforementioned makeup at 13 or so, the rest around 16 or 17.

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s4mm1 MD SLP
03/15/15 4:42 pm

It depends. 13 is old enough for mascara. There's no reason for someone under 20 to be wearing primer, foundation, highlighter, contour, bronzer, blush, eyeshadow, eye liner, etc. It’s excessive and looks awful.

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Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/16/15 6:23 pm

It really does! On most women, if all of it is applied.

DeanGandley New York
03/15/15 1:13 pm

16 is a good age but they shouldn't put on ten lbs of make-up especially if they don't need it.

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Spyd3rman
03/15/15 10:18 am

It's not so much about the age as it the reason behind it. I would want to talk about why it is important to do so or not to do so.

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Esha
03/15/15 10:01 am

Little kids can for fun. They do it like face painting in weird colors. In middle school, people need to be able to cover pimples.
I think it's always okay if it doesn't take to long or define a person.

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Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/15/15 6:51 am

Also, so many times whether in person or even in social media, that I've seen a female (many different ages) that is wearing so much make up that they look much older than their real age. Honestly I find this annoying, and if it were older women

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Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/15/15 6:52 am

Wearing makeup to make themselves look younger (the vice versa), it isn't that bad because of the age difference.

Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/15/15 6:50 am

I also reflect this subject matter on those little girl's pageants and such. They put makeup on 5-7 year olds. I personally think it's disgusting.

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YellowBelly3
03/14/15 11:12 pm

If I had a daughter I would encourage natural beauty over makeup but 16 would be a fair age to start playing around if she really desired to wear it.

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Sam95 Nebraska
03/14/15 10:22 pm

I was 16 when I started wearing it. I was never interested it. Even still I dont wear it often. Fourteen's a good age. I cringe seeing young girls who cake on 5lbs of makeup. They're destroying their skin, eyelashes, and they're beautiful without it.

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krayzewolf New Hampshire
03/14/15 9:56 pm

When ever the parents are fine with it. Not my call.

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ronderman North Carolina
03/14/15 8:18 pm

My daughter was 12

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nnifer Maine
03/14/15 5:58 pm

Junior high.

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chickencookie disgusted
03/14/15 7:01 pm

Agree though lightly. I was lucky with my daughter that she didn't want to look like Joan Jett

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
03/14/15 5:10 pm

18-21, if at all. Every woman is prettier without makeup.

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kennabenena life is a blonde moment
03/14/15 1:03 pm

High school or maybe middle school. I'd say 13/14. I think that it's alright for younger girls to wear a little bit of makeup for special occasions or messing around at home, but 11/12 year olds & younger should not be wearing makeup regularly...

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WildRice With a side of sass
03/14/15 12:35 pm

I dunno... That's tough. I don't wear make up but that's also bc I don't know how to properly do it. If my girls wanna wear it in high school I think I'd let them.

I'm trying to learn a little though so I have something to tell them 😳

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firefly5 the verse
03/14/15 11:23 am

My youngest is almost 2, and loves to wear makeup. Well, war paint. Okay, magic marker.

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Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/14/15 11:16 am

Ok. I agree with that one a bit more. I was going to say 14.

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
03/14/15 12:06 pm

I was that age freshmen year of high school. So that's why I picked that age.

Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/14/15 11:17 am

Do you wear makeup (there is nothing wrong if you do)?