Little girl, age ten: Mom, I'm playing dress-up. Can I use some of your old makeup?
Young lady, age fifteen: But mom! All the other girls get to wear makeup!
Young woman, age twenty: We're just going out for pizza. I don't need makeup.
Bride, age twenty-five, to groom: Don't lose that bag! That one has my makeup.
Woman, age thirty: Daddy's taking me out to dinner tonight. That's why I'm putting on makeup. I don't look that different, do I? And, sweetie, it's "mascara," not "eye-scara."***
Woman, age thirty-five: I wonder if it will be dark enough in the restaurant and movie theater for me to skip some of this makeup?
Woman, age forty: Guess I'd better go to the grocery store. Oh, shoot. That means I've got to wear makeup...
***Kitten's real word for "mascara" when she was a toddler.