How young is too young for a bikini wax?

Aug. 17, 2010 at 10:38 AM ET

Kathie Lee and Hoda touched on a sensitive subject this morning when they invoked the controversial subject of salons offering bikini waxes for prepubescent girls. While Philadelphia aesthetician Melanie Engle claimed in 2008 that waxing is ‘the new normal’ for 12-year-olds, does the concept of body hair removal for children still in their single digits go too far? Why are some parents in such a rush to indoctrinate their children in adult beauty rituals? Watch the video and answer in the comments section below.