Sparkle Stories

Why This Mom Made the Switch to Nut-Free Makeup for Her Daughter

Why This Mom Made the Switch to Nut-Free Makeup for Her Daughter

Allergic reactions to makeup are all too real. For parents of kids with nut allergies it can be pretty scary putting anything on your kids’ skin. This month for our mom-of-the-moment spotlight, we’re catching up with our dear friend, Lauren Posner, the proud mama of Roxanne — an aspiring dancer with a nut allergy who loves getting fancy for her dance recitals! 

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Should I Tell My Tween Daughter She’s Pretty?

Should I Tell My Tween Daughter She’s Pretty?

Petite ‘n Pretty’s founder answers the one question she hears from parents the most: How do I talk to my tween daughter about the word pretty? Like beautiful, pretty is a loaded word, especially for young girls. You get to help her define it for herself before anyone else does. 

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That Fragrance You’ll Never Forget? Here’s Why, According to Our Resident Pediatric Pro

That Fragrance You’ll Never Forget? Here’s Why, According to Our Resident Pediatric Pro

Dr. Jean Pacifico-Banta serves on Petite 'n Pretty's Advisory Board to help up create the best kid-friendly makeup ever. We asked her a few questions on the curious connection between scent and memory...and put our Cloud Mine fragrance through the smell test. Here's what she had to say about it!

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From Our Founder: Shouldn't Teen Makeup Be Safe?

From Our Founder: Shouldn't Teen Makeup Be Safe?

Sam Cutler — founder, makeup maven and mom  weighs in on why Petite ‘n Pretty is gluten-free, nut-free, thoroughly tested and pediatrician approved. 

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Stephanie Prosa on Creativity, Body Positivity & Choosing Safe Kids Makeup

Stephanie Prosa on Creativity, Body Positivity & Choosing Safe Kids Makeup

Kids are growing up even faster with the digital world at their fingertips. They’re going to be curious...As parents, its our job to be open and honest and walk them through this. Unfortunately, we are the first generation with kids on social media so we’re on our own learning all this. An important thing to remember is to allow your children to express themselves. They’re learning who they are and what they like. The world around them is inspiring them and thats not such a bad thing. 

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