Oh No Ma'am! Sephora Shopper Claims a Child Destroyed $1,300 Worth of Makeup on Display [Photos]

Sephora shopper and makeup artist Brittney Nelson entered a Sephora location in Augusta, Georgia, on Saturday night and witnessed an atrocity — over a thousand dollars worth Make Up For Ever eyeshadow testers had been destroyed.

Brittney decided to snap a few pics for Facebook, along with a message urging parents to leave their kids at home next time they go shopping.

As you can imagine, the post has gone viral with thousands of ‘not my child’ comments placing blame on the kid’s parents.

via The Insider:

Nelson claims in the post that the display was destroyed by a “small child,” though she admits that she never actually saw the child do it.

“We walked in right as a lady and her kid were hustling out of there,” Nelson told INSIDER. “The glittery footprints helped us decipher it was a tiny human.”

Although she was shocked at the sight of it, she says the Sephora employees couldn’t have handled the situation any better. “In no time flat they calmed down their panic-mode faces, brought out a cart, whisked away that display, cleaned up the remainder and the floor,” Nelson said.

Some people seemed to agree that it was the handiwork of a curious “tiny human,” and quickly shared their opinions on the matter. Others weren’t pleased by the post, claiming that asking parents to leave their children at home while shopping could be considered a form of “mom-shaming.”

The reaction so far has been a total shock to Nelson, but she’s not letting any negativity get her down.

“I woke up to the internet mob of insanity because of my one cranky post,” Nelson told us. “I honestly don’t think I said anything 99% of people don’t think anyway so I’m not that devastated by the hurricane of it.”

The post has certainly sparked an interesting discussion around parenting and whether it’s OK to bring small children into a store with expensive items. However, Nelson wants to make it clear that she is “not mom-shaming or kid hating in the least,” although this kind of incident is something she’s seen often while working in retail.

“I’ve seen messed up testers a gazillion times throughout the years from tiny humans,” she told INSIDER.

And if she ever sees a child acting recklessly in a store, she won’t be afraid to step in. “If I do see a kid doing that in a store I will just offer to help the mom out,” she said. “That’s what us moms do!”

Check out the full original Facebook post below.

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