Tweens Too Young for Makeup?

Kim Conte
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tweens too young for makeup

How young is too young for makeup? This was a question debated today on CafeMom when Kbspearl asked for advice regarding makeup and her tween. She has a 12-year-old daughter who wants to wear dark eye-liner but her husband, however, is vehemently opposed to it. What should she do?

Many moms encouraged her to side with her husband reasoning that 12 is way too young to start wearing makeup. But Kbspearl is in a tough position because she lives in Los Angeles where she says, "girls are too sophisticated for their age and it seems the norm to let your daughter wear makeup."

Do you think 12 is too young? At what age will you let your daughter wear makeup?

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