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Gift recommendations for teen new to makeup

Hey so I am an aunty/older cousin and I myself am not great at makeup. I do the typical concealer mascara lipgloss look. But I have a younger cousin who is turning 13! She is so big now and it makes me want to cry. She’s getting into makeup and I want to embrace her entering into almost womanly hood. What gifts are recommended for that age group. I’m on tik tok so I know rare beauty and dry elephant are in but what else will she be exited to receive? Thank you !

 

TLDR: gifts for little cousin who’s new to makeup recommendations 

Re: Gift recommendations for teen new to makeup

in terms of skincare i would be careful about which products to purchase for her since she is so young. lots of products, including drunk elephant, contain ingredients like retinol, aha + bha, niaciamide, any sort of chemical exfoliant, anything including parabens or fragrance, that can be harmful to youth/children’s skin. i would also avoid benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid unless she has an issue with acne. i would stick with a very gentle cleanser, a basic and gentle moisturizer, and a sunscreen. skincare that is listed as clean at sephora and is specifically for sensitive skin, and doesn’t contain harsh ingredients would be the best bet. even better if you can find something made for kids. the Glow Recipe Avocado Cleanser is good and the watermelon glow pink juice moisturizer, but Glow Recipe definitely has products not safe for kids so stay away from everything else except the sunscreen. Evereden has a line of skincare specifically for kids which would also be more suitable for a young teen. hope this helps! 

Re: Gift recommendations for teen new to makeup

@pinkprincesa @You could get Sephora Favorites Clean Makeup Kit 

Sephora Favorites Glitz and Glam Makeup Set 

Sephora Favorites Holiday Makeup Must Haves 

Re: Gift recommendations for teen new to makeup

i agree 

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