My 5-year-old daughter Anna has skin that is extremely sensitive and eczema that we work very hard to keep under control. We have to be certain to purchase soaps, shampoos, detergents and many other products that are scent-free and contain minimal additives. Then once we find a product that works we are very leery about trying anything different.
She is only five, so wondering about makeup options for her wasn’t really something I thought about until the day she asked for a swipe of my eye shadow while watching me apply my own. I indulged her and sure enough, her eyes were dry and scratchy within an hour or so. But girls will be girls and that experience has not stopped her from making the same request for a bit of my make up whenever she catches me applying it. [Read more...]