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Things to Consider When Your Teen or Tween Wants Hair Dye

Collaborative Post It’s a natural part of growing up for young girls to want to copy adults in the way they do their makeup or hair. Dying hair has more impact then simply adding a swipe of lipstick or eyeliner. Unlike her experiments with make-up, your daughter can’t just wipe hair dye off at the end of the day. This needs more thought. Safety Risks when your tween wants hair dye In fact, most hair dye is not thought to be safe for children. Hair dye manufacturers provide a clear age limit of 16 on their salon products. If you look at home dye kits, they may contain PPD and also have an age 16 limit. I have read articles describing risks including rashes, asthma and allergic reactions. The risk…

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Teenager’s Bedroom Makeover with Grey, Marble and Copper

Teenager’s Bedroom Makeover with Grey, Marble and Copper

This post contains sponsored and affiliate links. It is Belle’s 13th birthday this Spring and she asked use if she could have a … View Post
The Activity Programme for Teenagers: National Citizens Service

The Activity Programme for Teenagers: National Citizens Service

Collaborative Post If you read my blog post “Teens Taking GCSEs: What Happens at the End of Year 11?” then you may have already heard … View Post
5 Ways to Get Your Teenagers into the Garden

5 Ways to Get Your Teenagers into the Garden

Collaborative post Spending time in the outdoors is good for us. We all know it. Unfortunately my tween-age and teenage daughters don’t get … View Post
Teens taking GCSEs: What happens at the end of year 11?

Teens taking GCSEs: What happens at the end of year 11?

The summer after GCSEs at the end of year 11 is a long break. It’s full of possibilities. Before we even get to the … View Post