What Percent of Girls Wear Makeup?

A survey conducted on behalf of the Renfrew Center Foundation revealed that 58 percent of girls between the ages of 8 and 18 wore makeup and 65 percent of these girls started wearing makeup between the ages of 8 and 13.

Of the girls surveyed, 20 percent said they experience negative feelings when they do not wear makeup. These feelings ranged from self-consciousness to feeling unattractive. Additionally, 27 percent of the girls surveyed reported that they do not leave their house without wearing makeup but felt it is acceptable to go without makeup at home, the beach or the gym.