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Don't shame me for letting my daughters wear make-up

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When the Kardashian-Wests posted their Christmas photo, untold numbers of mothering “experts” felt the need to point out the calamitous mothering mistake Kim had made. That’s right, five-year-old daughter North was wearing lipstick.

One amateur child welfare advocate wrote on Instagram: “It amazes me that you canot (sic) see what a terribly bad mother you are. My child is 6 and has never NEVER asked to wear make-up because she still her inocents (sic). You gave (sic) ruined your daughter.”

"I realised my concerns about make-up were more about me than my daughters. It was about me trying to control their bodies and appearance for my own benefit and not for theirs."Credit:Shutterstock

And it wasn’t just the lipstick that had the People’s Court of the Internet deliberating on Kardashian’s mothering negligence. The colour choice also compounded her crimes against motherhood.

The lipstick in question was red – the colour of lust and Satan. Never mind that it’s also the colour of Elmo, Santa and one of the Wiggles.

Unsurprisingly, there wasn’t a lot of talk about........

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