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ABC NEWS: Bikini Waxing for 11-Year-Olds! Have Spas & Moms Gone Too Far?

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The simple mother-daughter stress-reducing day at the spa — complete with perfect manicures and pedicures — has morphed into a full-fledged booming beauty business.
Giving young children a trip to the spa is a growing trend among parents.

Some spas now are giving their tween clients resort-type treatments and pint-size pampering. The offerings go beyond the typical painted nails.

"I feel it's part of hygiene. When it's appropriate and they need to, they'll be doing it," said Kelly Burrus, mother of 11-year-old Bella Burrus.

Comment On This Story! What do you think of this trend? Is it a matter of good hygiene? Are these girls too young? Is it really appropriate? Share your thoughts!

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Insane, mentally ill woman. Poor kid doesn't stand a chance.
(Edited by moderator to remove inflammatory language.)

October 15, 2010 - 5:50pm
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