BLUE HAIR /why do children like this?

United States
October 18, 2006 3:35pm CST
How do you stop your child that is 21 yrs.old from dyeing his hair blue?
15 responses
• United States
18 Oct 06
once they hit 18, there isn't really any way to stop them legally. Of course, if they live at home you could threaten to kick them out, but I would just accept it as them trying to decide who they are.
@chileman (969)
• Australia
18 Oct 06
LOL, where do you live as I certainly don't see many youth or teenagers in these parts (Australia) wanting blue hair!
• United States
18 Oct 06
Central Illinois. I think the hair dyeing is much better than tattoes on their body for asserting their independence. Nothing against tattos, but it is hard to change your mind about those!
@nancygibson (3737)
• France
18 Oct 06
Why bother? I remember being fascinated as a child by little old ladies with their blue rinses :)
@clownfish (3276)
• United States
18 Oct 06
Yes! LOL When I was a little girl, all the old ladies at church had blue or purple hair. Who knew they were starting a trend?
@kabukii (88)
• Brazil
13 Jul 07
Hi naholly88! Just don't do it, let us have our colorfull hairs, lol. Why you want him/her to stop doyng this? It's fine, and blue is a nice color I must say, as my hair is blue too, hahaha. Just let it be this way, no need to complain, it's not that bad, is it? Hope you just change your mind about it.
@jzcb87 (1801)
• United States
23 Oct 06
S/He's 21, there is nothing you can really do. You need to realize that he/she isn't a child anymore though. I don't see anything wrong with him being an individual though, you should let him be one, if he wants to have blue hair, why not?
• United States
23 Oct 06
At that age, you can't stop them. Just let them know that you love them no matter what and to respect your feels as you respect theirs. Good Luck
• Nigeria
20 Oct 06
Wao, this seems disturbing for you to have posted this as a question. i tell u this: first you need to understand his reasons for this his actions and i would want to say the very possible reasons for this is likely to be that he is certainly finding a way of being unique, or he his inlove with the colour blue. a child of 21 years of age is not really a child 'cos is matured physically. this activity has alot to do with his psyche. so this actually have to do with how he perceives things. so if you reallly want to change him from doing that i am afraid its a gradual process, u trying to make other things seem more fancyable to him. things you wou;ld prefer him do but this also has tio agree qwith his person (his kind). THINGS LIKE the vigors available in academic activities. and some other more. try like this and you'll be glad
• United States
19 Oct 06
I see this as getting to be very popular. I don't know of a way to stop them. I do know if they knew how sick they look. It really might do the trick.
@sbeauty (5870)
• United States
18 Oct 06
You don't stop a 21-year-old from doing anything. I never worried about my kids' hair. My son had very curly hair which occasionally he wanted to let grow into a bush which he called his "big hair". I never said anything. It was his head, and he was the one who had to appear in public in that hair. If this is the worst thing your child wants to do, remind yourself that it could be a whole lot worse!
• United States
18 Oct 06
First of all, someone 21 years of age is not a child. By this age, they should be out in the world by themselves. Second, even if he was a child, you need to let him learn his own mistakes. Let him get it out of his system basically. If he learns he likes the blue hair, then more power to him. He's just being an individual. Hair is something that can be cut or dyed again. Its not something to stress about. You should be more concerned with peircings or tattoos.
@Polarbear (398)
• Sweden
18 Oct 06
let him make his on choices in life
• United States
18 Oct 06
my response to that one is you don't. Either he's still immature and thats not your problem or he's doing it because he knows it annoys you and finds it funny. he's 21 not 12 he can make his own decisions
@t33na01 (136)
• United States
18 Oct 06
Ew.. why did he pick blue?? he should of went with neon green :P.. I used to be a dyeaholic.. but now im quite toned down with the bleaching and redying, and redying and redying.. so.. it's probably just a phase.. but you know.. I was thinking about getting my apple red hair back!
@claudia413 (4284)
• United States
18 Oct 06
You don't. At 21, he is an adult. Just let him meet the right woman (who doesn't like blue hair), and he'll very soon have it a more natural color. LOL.
• Canada
18 Oct 06
You don't-he's 21 years old. If you've raised him to be a decent person, he'll be one, blue hair or not. That's all that really matters.
@mona123 (912)
• United States
18 Oct 06
i m 21 year old .. .and i dont like blue hair ;)