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do you ever straighten or tong your dds hair for parties etc?

(20 Posts)
bunnybobtail Sat 09-Aug-08 22:44:55

not talking everyday! just now and then?

pgwithnumber3 Sat 09-Aug-08 22:47:26

DD1 (nearly 6) has only ever let me near her hair with a hairdryer twice in her life. She did however let me straighten it one for a party with my GHD's.

Once in a blue moon won't harm but I like to leave children's hair natural as they will do enough damage to it themselves as teenagers!

bunnybobtail Sat 09-Aug-08 22:50:14

have you ever fancied tonging it?

pgwithnumber3 Sat 09-Aug-08 22:52:00

Don't possess tongs!

DD1 just won't sit still long enough to do anything decent to her hair, it is a birds nest the majority of the time. Shame because she has the most gorgeous strawberry blonde long hair.

B1977 Sat 09-Aug-08 22:52:07

I would worry about the heat but if they want diff. hair without using heat I can tell you from personal experience that wet straight hair wrapped round cut up old tights and left overnight will go really 80s perm curly, but you can brush it out a bit for normal curly that will gradually fall out over the course of a day.

B1977 Sat 09-Aug-08 22:52:36

the curls, not the hair!!

Dynamicnanny Sat 09-Aug-08 22:54:01

Wouldn't use tongs, curling irons, ghds etc but would possibly do rag ringlets

lisad123 Sat 09-Aug-08 22:56:56

I did DDs hair with tongs for a party looked fab. will put pic in profile wink

stitch Sat 09-Aug-08 22:59:18

yes. we have been known to straighten dd's beautiful locks for a wedding once, and a party once, NOT a soft play one,but a proper grown up family party. grin
she loves it.
aged not quite four, she was also allowed the full works makeup at her aunts wedding.

lovelysongbird Sat 09-Aug-08 23:13:00

oh i will on dd whn shes older, she only 1 atm grin

<hi PG>

misdee Sat 09-Aug-08 23:17:13

have striaghtened dd1 hair for parties.

i love her hair naturally as it falls into loose curls, but she prefers it straight. she is 8 though.

pgwithnumber3 Sat 09-Aug-08 23:17:27

<hi songbird>

Resurrect that thread if you can, I can't find it!

lovelysongbird Sat 09-Aug-08 23:18:44

<looks about>

CountessDracula Sat 09-Aug-08 23:18:45

god no
she has corkscrew blonde shoulder length curls!

lovelysongbird Sat 09-Aug-08 23:24:41

show off! wink

lovelysongbird Sat 09-Aug-08 23:26:17

aw lisa v v v pretty.

MrsBates Sat 09-Aug-08 23:36:02

She is only allowed out of the house in her pink neon wig.

lovelysongbird Sat 09-Aug-08 23:46:08

<pg theres a message for you in chat x>

jennieflower Sun 10-Aug-08 20:14:52

I straighten DD's hair most days with my GHD's. She gets very hot when she sleeps and usually wakes up with a mop of candy floss on her head, for us it's easier to straighten it than to spray it with water and comb the knots out.

DD is 5 and I've been doing it this way for a couple of years. Her hair's in lovely condition and isn't damaged at all.

UniS Mon 11-Aug-08 19:42:00

Mines a boy with short hair, so, no. BUT I dod colour it for parties. He has very blonde hair and food colouring works a treat, its V cheap, harmless to his skin and washes out. I use a hair dryer on cool to dry it on to the hair otherwise it comes off on every thing he touches.

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