Thanks to a Secret Santa gift that Camille received at school, we had our first experience with cosmetic allergies.
Quinn got a hold of the lip gloss and decided to gloss over her whole face, all in the name of "Being Beautiful". The next morning, she woke up to this:
This picture doesn't do her justice- it got much worse before it started getting better.
Imagine the worst case of chicken pox you've ever seen. That bad. And it itched too, poor baby.
She's been a trooper though, and does her best to not scratch at the scabs. We are hoping for a quick recover and minimal scarring from the scabs.
I've read of kids who have spina bifida often being allergic to latex, but I've never heard about cosmetic ingredients being a problem. Live and learn!