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8-Year-Old Boy Wanted To Learn Makeup And His Mom Bought Him A Lesson
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8-Year-Old Boy Wanted To Learn Makeup And His Mom Bought Him A Lesson

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8-year-old boy named Ethan Wilwert wants to become a professional makeup artist. His mom, Season, supports him fully, so she gave him a makeup lesson with Emmy-nominated hair stylist and make-up artist Joey Killmeyer.

Killmeyer did one side of Ethan’s face and the boy did the other. “I don’t remember the last time I saw Ethan so happy or so confident in himself,” said Season. “Other shoppers in the store even requested that Ethan do their makeup.

“This does not define his gender identity nor his sexual preference,” the mom added. “He’s just exploring and being a kid! We as parents should be our child’s biggest cheerleader.”

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“I don’t remember the last time I saw Ethan so happy or so confident in himself,” said his mom

“Other shoppers in the store even requested that Ethan do their makeup”

“This does not define his gender identity nor his sexual preference”

“He’s just exploring and being a kid! We as parents should be our child’s biggest cheerleader”

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fredericeeckman
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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think that his parents let him be a kid, in a non-judgemental way, and it's great. Because honestly... who cares ? If he wanted to try, let him try ! The only people having a problem with that are those who can't accept that the world could go in another way than the one they decide, and at the end THEY are the one who are creating pain and suffering by judging constantly. Let people do what they want to do, and the world will be a better place. And big up for the mom, that's what parenting should be.

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SaraJane
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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow, if he carries his passion for makeup into adulthood he could travel the world and be in high demand, he looks to have great talent. I have no idea which side of his face was done b him or the pro :)

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AlyBenn
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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sorry, but why is this an issue? Most of the most prolific and successful makeup aritists/fashion designers/hair stylests have been men. Yes some are gay and some or not, but I fail to see why that has anything to do with a kid expressing his artistic interest? Good for mom! He has a talent and perhaps a life long hobby (maybe even successful career!) He doesn't hurt anyone and will make himself and others happy with his creations. Skin is his canvas and makeup his paint

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fredericeeckman
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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think that his parents let him be a kid, in a non-judgemental way, and it's great. Because honestly... who cares ? If he wanted to try, let him try ! The only people having a problem with that are those who can't accept that the world could go in another way than the one they decide, and at the end THEY are the one who are creating pain and suffering by judging constantly. Let people do what they want to do, and the world will be a better place. And big up for the mom, that's what parenting should be.

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SaraJane
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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow, if he carries his passion for makeup into adulthood he could travel the world and be in high demand, he looks to have great talent. I have no idea which side of his face was done b him or the pro :)

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AlyBenn
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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sorry, but why is this an issue? Most of the most prolific and successful makeup aritists/fashion designers/hair stylests have been men. Yes some are gay and some or not, but I fail to see why that has anything to do with a kid expressing his artistic interest? Good for mom! He has a talent and perhaps a life long hobby (maybe even successful career!) He doesn't hurt anyone and will make himself and others happy with his creations. Skin is his canvas and makeup his paint

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