Brittney Nelson, a mother and makeup artist from Augusta, Georgia, recently visited her local Sephora. However she saw something that nearly made her faint as she approached the make up aisle. The eye shadow and blush palette, which held at least 52 products, had been completely destroyed.
She instantly recalled spotting a mother and child race out of the store just as she walked in. She reckons the child must have been left unattended at some point and ruined the expensive shadows while nobody was watching. There was $1,300 worth of powder & cosmetics products h completely wasted within moments
Taking to Facebook Brittney decided to share images of the destroyed display, along with a strong message to moms who allow their kids to do this in stores like Sephora. Many parents from all over the country soon began contributing their opinion stating many of them aren’t happy with mothers responsible for the curious child.
Take a look at the destruction she caused below:
It can be riveting stepping into one of these stores but if you’re anything like me, it’s almost impossible to walk past a Sephora location and not go inside.
Customers love the fact that they’re allowed to test products out. Recently a mother and makeup artist Brittney Nelson visited a Sephora in Augusta, Georgia.
Before long Brittney spotted something that almost made her jaw drop.
It was a massive shadow palette by the Make Up For Ever brand which was practically demolished.
Horrified by the destroyed display and Britney decided to share pictures on her Facebook page.
She included a message to other moms who bring kids to stores like Sephora, where interaction with the products is allowed.
Brittney pointed out the unattended child saw the colorful eye shadows and probably thought they were finger paints.
The child ruined dozens of over $1,300 of Make Up For Ever shadows which costs $21 at Sephora. “It looked 100X worse in real life and I don’t work for Sephora,” Brittney wrote on Facebook.
Since Brittney is also a makeup artist and mother, she says when she bring sher daughter shopping for new cosmetics she imposes a strict “hands in pocket” rule for her daughter.
She also limits her shopping time to 10 minutes.
“It was very helpful, so if you must take your kiddos makeup shopping, I suggest trying it,” she says.Brittney’s Facebook post quickly went viral, sparking a lot of controversy.
People are calling the unnamed mother “careless and self-absorbed” for allowing her child to make such a costly mess. They say it’s the parent’s job, not the store’s job, to make sure store property is treated with respect.
Allowing children run rampant and play with the products to keep them busy is simply inappropriate. Some mothers provided helpful tips to prevent this kind of thing from happening.
Others claim Brittney’s post is contributing to our culture of “mom-shaming” by telling parents they can’t take their kids makeup shopping.
“This is not okay, as if it isn’t hard enough for a mom to be out in public with her young kids 1) the employees didn’t SEE who did this,” one commenter wrote.
It’s easy to cause damage while shopping for cosmetics, but that damage should be done to your wallet… not the cosmetics.
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