Beyoncé Shares Photo of Blue Ivy Playing with Her Makeup

03/09/2016 at 06:05 PM ET

Like mother, like daughter!

On Wednesday, Beyoncé shared a cute photo of Blue Ivy — dressed in a sparkly pink dress — playing with mom’s make up.

With eyeliner and lipgloss on her face, the 4-year-old is surrounded by tubes of product and brushes as she touches up her lips.

Blue Ivy Beyonce Makeup
Beyonce/Instagram; Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

In 2012, the Grammy winner told PEOPLE she also used to play in her mother’s make up when she was young.

“I had blue eye shadow and red lips, and I put crazy blush on,” she said. “I looked like a clown, but I thought I was so beautiful.”

And though she’s one of the most ageless beauties in the industry, “my biggest thing is to teach [Blue] not to focus on the aesthetic,” she said. “It’s really about who you are, and the human being, that makes you beautiful.”

— Melody Chiu

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Anonymous on

Come on thats a staged photo op. Her make up is flawless

PrinccesssssKate on

Thsts staged. Her lips are flawless!!!

Andrea on

Ooh, unless this is a reversed photo she may be a lefty!!!

Guest on

Its amazing that child turned out to be as cute as she is with Jay Z as a father. It really is. And its all thanks to Mama Tina’s good creole genes.

Mrs. B on

How sweet! It’s cute when little girls play with makeup.

Stacy on


nusky on

not cute. And how absurd, she won’t teach her daughter that appearance doesn’t matter. Kids learn by watching.

Anonymous on

Okay, this is a sincere question: does Beyoncé do any charitable work? I’d like to think she’s a decent human being but I just see her on fancy boats and touring. She doesn’t owe anyone anything but I don’t know how she is embodying a beautiful spirit. She wears fur too which kinda makes her seem out of touch and disrespectful.

kankey on

Omg this melt my heart Blue is so beautiful I love her

Brandee on

Blue Ivy will grow up to be a Illumanti puppet like her Mama and Daddy.

heather on

“And though she’s one of the most ageless beauties in the industry…”

Bwuahahhahaha really People? Did her “people” pay you to write that?

heather on

I’m sure she did that cat eye and lip gloss application. That’s exactly what ot looks like when a small child applies make up

osso on

Why Blue’s eyes don’t look like B’s eyes?

Fatima on

Maybe after her tour The Carters will be pregnant with baby 2

skigirl25 on

North is so much prettier.

Rita on

She is so cute playing with makeup.

Kim on

Sure… a 4yo did that…
Not that B ever had much class, but to facepaint her kid in order to make a twitterpic thats something unhealthy. Not to mention putting att those chemicals on yout childs face. If you think she didn’t look ok, then just put a bag over her head. This way wont teach her any good values.

Anonymous on

So adorable

Brooke on

She STILL does eyeliner better than me.

Tanya on

Blue Ivy looks very cute in the make up!

Anonymous on

Way to teach little girls there’s more to women than theor appearance. Something about Beyonce irks me.

Nida on

Blue Ivy that is an adorable picture.