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Should Kids Be Given Botox for Beauty

Updated on November 3, 2014
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Here's What I Think About Botox for Beauty for Children

Should Kids Be Given Botox for Beauty?

I recently came across a story about a mother who gives her daughter Botox injections to remove wrinkles in her face. The child is 8 years old and participates in beauty pageants.

I have personally never liked to see children dressed up like models with make-up and adult hair styles, but I am disgusted by the idea of a parent injecting a child with Botox to remove wrinkles. Seriously, what wrinkles could an 8 year old have on her face that justifies such treatment?

I am also deeply concerned about the psychological effects for this child, or any child who is subjected to extreme beauty treatments of any kind.

I do wish to make it clear that this is not a debate about botox being used for Cerebral Palsy patients or other medical treatment. This is just about Botox for Beauty.

Two Updates to this story are provided in this article and follow the original debate.

Botox for Beauty for Children - Say anything about this subject you would like to share.

This is the only debate module in this article, so feel free to speak up!

Should Children be Given Botox for Beauty?

Absolutely Not!

Absolutely Not!

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  • sheilamarie78 4 years ago

    This is a form of child abuse, it seems to me.

  • queenofduvetcover 4 years ago

    That's ridiculous! Absolutely not!

  • Gregory Moore 4 years ago from Louisville, KY

    Some people just shouldn't be allowed to be parents. This is crazy!

  • anonymous 4 years ago

    my heart aches for the child whose parent is so shallow and self centered as to think of doing this.

  • Stacy Birch 5 years ago

    It's insane, I can't of anyone who wouldn't think it was except the idiot who injected her daughter in the first place.

  • AnnsHomeDecor 5 years ago

    Absolutely not!

  • Cinnamonbite 6 years ago

    The child should be taken away from, "parents," like that.

  • Loretta 6 years ago from United States

    Major yuck!

  • betsuzlap 6 years ago

    No Way!!

  • UKGhostwriter 6 years ago

    I can't even believe I'm commenting, no, no

  • Debbie 6 years ago from England

    No way!!!

  • Snakesmom 6 years ago


  • ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

    What IS going on? I'm signing off before I get myself banned from Squidoo for bad postings!

  • anonymous 6 years ago

    Who even thought this was acceptable.

  • KimGiancaterino 6 years ago

    I think in this case the mother wanted to attract attention. She succeeded, but at what cost? Now we'll have new laws for people too stupid to use common sense.

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  • Paul 6 years ago from Liverpool, England

    The very thought is revolting. And "beauty" in a child is very divorced from the sort of beauty that I suspect the injectors mean.

  • anonymous 6 years ago

    Now giving botox to children is stupid, plain and simple.

  • simplyoasis 6 years ago


  • karitina 6 years ago

    NEVER should be penalize

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UPDATE ~ 5/16/11

There was so much public outcry about this interview, that CPS (Child Protective Services) is investigating and has removed Britney from her mothers home.

Do You Believe Removing Britany from Her Mother's Home Was the Appropriate Response?

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Updated ~ 5/19/11

Botox Mom, who claimed she gave Botox injections to her daughter, Retracts Story

Further updates will be shared here.

Retraction of Story by Botox Mom

What Do You Think About Her Retraction?

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      Fay Favored 3 years ago from USA

      I can't believe this is legal or available for people to use it at home. How very sad.

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      Gregory Moore 4 years ago from Louisville, KY

      Kids just need to be kids. They shouldn't be subjected to this.

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      Ramiro88 4 years ago

      This is ridiculous! Botox is an invasive procedure and can harm kids. If you have time please feel free to watch this video about Botox in McAllen

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      Stacy Birch 5 years ago

      It's insane how much people spend on looking young and then go smoke, drink and bath in the sun. If good habits were thought to children, drink water get plenty of sleep, don't go in the sun without sunblock there would be no need for that bovine poison...I never sleep. :-(

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Botox is a surgery to make beauty for people. Botox treatments becomes a very general experience in our daily life.But Botox treatment seems worst for children. It may affect badly for them. SO it is advisable to keep children away from children. But it is stil best for elders. For more information here. Botox pasadena

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