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to think that a backcombed bouffant is an inappropriate hair do for a 5 year old school hairstyle?

(11 Posts)
eyeofhorus Wed 15-Dec-10 10:29:39

or am i out of touch!hmm

allnightlong Wed 15-Dec-10 10:32:23

YABU it's only hair. As long as no one is forcing it on your DC it none of your concern.

dexter73 Wed 15-Dec-10 10:33:35

I would quite like to see that!

Lancelottie Wed 15-Dec-10 10:36:59

Wow.

Was it your child?

Lancelottie Wed 15-Dec-10 10:38:56

School once did that to mine for a musical show. They were most impressed with the two-foot-wide sphere of dandelion fluff they got as a result. I was rather less keen -- took days to get a comb through it!

TattyDevine Wed 15-Dec-10 10:39:06

I dont see why particularly. It was off her face, not causing her any problems seeing the blackboard etc? (do they still have blackboards?)

theevildead2 Wed 15-Dec-10 10:48:14

Not in 1964. No.

Is it 1964?

AMumInScotland Wed 15-Dec-10 10:58:19

My first thought would be "inconvenient" rather than "inappropriate" - but if it doesn't prevent her learning, or cause a health & safety issue, then I don't see any problem with it.

The only hair things that I think schools ought to bother about are keeping long hair out of the way for cooking or metalwork classes.

twirlymum Wed 15-Dec-10 11:15:04

Fine, as long as it's not so big that the children sitting behind her can't see grin

WintervalPansy Wed 15-Dec-10 11:17:15

Depends whether it's hairsprayed to the extent that it's a fire hazard.

LaWeaselMys Wed 15-Dec-10 11:29:30

Sounds better than the 6yo with a full-on Mullet I looked after. 2 years ago.

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