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Mom Gives Daughter, 8, Botox

'I wish I'd had the same advantages,' says beautician mother
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 24, 2011 3:45 AM CDT
Mom Gives Daughter, 8, Botox
Bottle of Botox.   (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

(Newser) – An addled mom is boasting that she injects Botox into her 8-year-old daughter's face every three months so she can be a "star." She also arranges body waxes for her girl. "I wish that I'd had the same advantages when I was younger," mom Kerry Campbell tells the Sun. "I know one day she will be a model, actress, or singer, and having these treatments will ensure she stays looking baby-faced for longer," adds the British beautician who now lives in San Francisco. Campbell buys the Botox and Restalyne on the Internet and first tests them on herself.

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Experts warn Botox is considered safe only for adults, yet there are no laws making it illegal to inject it into children, notes the Sun. Little Britney Campbell, a frequent beauty pageant contestant, says she no longer "cries that much" during the injections, and she's looking foward to a "boob and nose job soon, so that I can be a star." (Read more Botox stories.)

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