Hayley - posted on 12/06/2010 ( 4 moms have responded )
Ok this is really more of a debate topic but I'll give you some of my background. I don't wear any make up. I only own a handful of lip gloss and I think one thing of eye shadow bought for a halloween costume. Anyways, our 2.5+ year old daughter has recently become very obsessed with make up. I think she picked it up from her teenage aunt (who's 13) ... since she stays at her grams a lot during the week because of our work schedule. So she started with the lip gloss then it went to eye shadow from there... she played with it more than anything.... she had fun! I bought her a couple little things and then my hubby started getting annoyed by it. He's a natural guy and doesn't like the "fake" aspect of make up and feared we were instilling bad things in our little ones mind. I assured him that every kid goes through the make up phase, regardless of whether I own it or not. I really don't care but it's seemingly bothering him. She really just plays iwth it... doesn't even put it on right... half the time the lip gloss goes on her nails, the eye shadow on her cheeks or her hands... and then comes over and goes "I"M PRETTY". We always tell her she's pretty no matter what to keep that in her mind. Personally, I think it's just a phase but my hubby's worried. Does anyone else have a make up obsessed toddler? Did they grow out of it? Do you care? is my hubby over reacting or am I under reacting?