Make-up for teens

Last Updated: Thu, Oct 03, 2019 12:16 hrs

1. What is the safe age to start using make-up?<br>A safe age to start using make-up on a teenage skin is generally 15-16 years of age and that too light make-up. Because the skin is new to make-up at that age and is very prone to damage by the application of heavy products.

<br>2. How to help teens pick the right products?<br>Teenage skin can become tender and sensitive towards make-up products. Going overboard with products can damage skin making it look older. But little make-up with proper use of the right products, won't harm.<br>During teenage, acne outburst is very common. As a beginner, choose the full coverage concealer and compact, according to your skin type. With this, apply a smudge-fee kajal and use lip balm or lip gloss to get an ultimate chick look.

3. What kind of products should one be using in adolescence?<br>Teenagers should not opt for very heavy make-up products. It is not advisable to use a lot of foundation on the skin and layer it up. Also do not apply dark lip shades. Instead go for light or nude coloured lipsticks.

<br>4. How can parents educate their teens about good make-up habits?<br>It is very important for both teenagers and their parents to understand that teenage make-up needs are very different to those of adults. Parents should make their children aware that applying make-up at a very tender age can damage the skin in the long run.

They should teach their kids skincare routine before make-up as it is important to take care of your skin from the beginning. To start with include cleaning and moisturising in their skincare routine.

--IANS<br>sj/rtp/lh