I’m definitely not a girly girl, but Alleigh and Kaelyn have seen me apply makeup on occasion… if the hubby and I are going on a date, for pictures, special occasions. They do, however, see their Nana Rusnak and Aunt Courtney put on makeup all the time and so they developed a fascination with these little brushes and cosmetic cases full of pretty colors. I was not about to purchase real makeup for my two and four year old to play with even if it was designed for their age level, but I am all about letting them pretend so I was very excited to learn about Little Cosmetics.
I remember when I was little having pretend makeup kits where the makeup was plastic and let’s just say that totally didn’t fool me and so I knew something like that would not fool my girls either. But Little Cosmetics is so different than those old pretend kits. First of all Little Cosmetics is completely pretend, but it does not look or feel pretend. It actually looks just like real makeup as you will see in the pictures below. And in regards to feeling real – the contents are spongy like material instead of being hard plastic.
Alleigh and Kaelyn received the Ultimate Set which contains the following:
Pressed Powder Compact (1)
Glitter Shadow Pots (2)
Lip Gloss with Roller Ball (3)
Blush Compact (1)
Eye Shadow Palettes (3)
Makeup Brush Set (1)
Plus each makeup set comes packaged in an adorable pink organza drawstring bag to hold everything when your little ones are done getting themselves beautified.
What I love about this pretend makeup is that even though it looks and feels real to the touch it will not show up on skin. So no worries about how much makeup your little one decides to put on or where they decide to play with it – like the couch.
Now I will be honest…. I was still a bit skeptical about how the girls would react to this makeup since it wasn’t actually showing up on their skin when they applied it, but they absolutely loved it! In fact they played and played and played with it. It has been a very long time since I have seen anything hold their attention for so long. They even wanted to put makeup on me, Nana Rusnak, Aunt Courtney…. even on my belly so baby sister could look pretty too, hehe. They definitely had a great time playing with their very own makeup kit. And I loved that we were mess free!
So if you have little ones in your life that are fascinated by your makeup and want some of their own I highly recommend checking out Little Cosmetics. Oh and I wanted to mention that the pressed powder compact is available in three different shades so every little girl no matter their skin tone can have pretend makeup that matches them! Want to order some? Check out the Little Cosmetics Etsy shop where there are three different size kits to choose from: Ultimate, Exclusive, and Essential. Plus be sure to enter to win a kit below – just fill out the super simple Rafflecopter form. Good luck!