$1600 makeup destroyed by young child's glittery rampage
IT'S ENOUGH to make make-up fans cry.
Over a thousand dollars' worth of expensive make-up destroyed at the hands of a small child.
Facebook user Brittany Nelson, who runs the page Extraordinary Life Makeup Artistry, posted the image of the trashed makeup palates pleading with parents to control their kids.
She wrote that she was visiting the Sephora store in the US when she saw the destroyed items.
She wrote: "Make Up Forever eye shadow destroyed at Sephora tonight due to a small child. I'm sure he/she thought they were like finger paints and had no idea how naughty they were being. Tons of destroyed product and pissed Sephora cast members are a not a happy place to be. "
She says she saw the mother and child exiting the store as she was walking in. "It looked 100X worse in real life and I don't work for Sephora. I was just walking in as the mom/kid were hustling out of there."
But she says she found the culprit quite easily.
She said to Insider "We walked in right as a lady and her kid were hustling out of there. The glittery footprints helped us decipher it was a tiny human."
But her post took a controversial turn when she called on parents to shop for makeup alone, without their "tiny humans."
If need be, she says, implement a "hands in pocket rule" to prevent such damage.
Many sided with Nelson who said it was the problem with parents today.
"To everyone minimizing this: it doesn't matter whether the makeup is $3 or $2000, the damn kids destroyed someone else's property. It is unacceptable! That's the problem with today's kids. No discipline or structure. I'm a teacher and I see kids get away with so many things because parents make excuses for them. The kids need to have consequences. PERIOD," wrote one.
Another: "I have 5 children. There is not a chance in hell that would have happened by one of my children! They knew how to behave when in public! That mother should be absolutely shamed of herself!"
Absurd and disrespectful
But others said it was parent shaming at its finest.
"Ummm as a mom of 2 with ZERO help or babysitter ever.. I don't appreciate this post. Though I do teach my kids to behave & respect other people's things."
"Yes, this is absolutely horrible and that parent is an idiot for not watching their child, but for you to tell people they shouldn't shop for makeup with their children, is ABSURD and disrespectful. Some parents don't have the luxury of going places without their children. Extraordinary Life Makeup Artistry, you should be ashamed for making that statement," wrote another.
And: "Kind of hard to go shopping without your kids if you're a single parent. Especially if you have no one to watch them."