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A 20-year-old female asked:

What age is best to put on makeup? eye creams, toners, masks, etc? is 16 too young? would it affect youth natural youthfulness (skin,eyelid,hair,etc)

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Hmmmmmm: This question has varied answers according to cultural norms. In the US 16 is not too young to begin wearing a little makeup, lip gloss, mascara, light cream blush. If done carefully and thoughtfully it will not affect natural beauty of youth. As with anything it can be overdone and affect skin (too much base) eyelids (false lashes,excessive curling) and hair (bleaching and process) Less is more

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Last updated Jan 1, 2018

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