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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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03/15/15 5:00 pm

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

My daughter was 12

nnifer Maine
03/14/15 5:58 pm

Junior high.

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.

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...

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 😳

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.

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)?