If your child is having symptoms or you don't know the exact substance or amount swallowed, call the Poison Center Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. This call is free and confidential.
If your child ate makeup, give them a few sips of water and monitor for symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea or coughing.
My child ate makeup. Is makeup toxic if swallowed?
Types of makeup are minimally toxic if ingested in small amounts, such as a taste or a lick. This may cause mild upset stomach.
Makeup may cause irritation if exposed to eyes.
If your child got makeup in their eyes, rinse by pouring clean, lukewarm water across the affected eye(s) for 15 minutes.
For more instructions, please see our page on eye exposure information.
Don't hesitate to call IPC at
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