The Right Age for Kids to Wear Make-up

Young girls should realize that today’s trends also favour the “natural” look – sheer and translucent, with subtle use of foundation and makeup

By: Shahnaz Husain

“Teenage is also the time when the skin is prone to pimples and acne. That is all the more necessary to exercise caution about using make-up.”

Most parents are disapproving of their young daughters wearing make-up, but have to accept the fact that young teenage girls actually want to use make-up. This is more so today, with exposure to global trends, television, make-up advertisements, and social networking. By the time girls reach the age of 14 or 15, they may have already tried make-up. Many experts feel that young girls of 14 and 15 can wear make-up for special occasions, but not as a habit. Where young children of 10 to 12 years or even younger are concerned, their skins are very tender, and they should stay away from make-up. Only mild soaps, shampoos, oils, and moisturizing lotions should be used.

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