wearing makeup at the age of 6?
A friend just posted about positive body images for women. I think it’s an important piece and I can’t believe that girls who are so young are so concerned with how they look. Where does this come from? We can’t blame the media or the parents entirely — both certainly must be looked at, but some of it must also come from within — comparing yourself to others, competing… Maybe one of these days I’ll figure out how to wear makeup on a daily basis, but until then it’s still saved for dress up occasions like weddings. I think that this is an important issue and that Diane talks about it in a very eloquent and real manner. Check it out.