Should Teens Be Able to Dye Their Hair?

Some families feel the colorful expression is more acceptable than too much TV or junk food.
2:09 | 10/23/15

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Our series on "Modern pare parenting." Died hair is big among celebrities but should you let your tween do it. We first spotted it in "The wall Street journal" and here's ABC's linsey Davis. Reporter: Bright colored hair is so often spotted on celebs like Katy Perry, demi Lovato and kylie Jenner rocking neon locks on the red carpet but when it comes to tweens should they be able to imitate this popular trend. Please tell me you fell asleep in grape juice. Reporter: For this family in Los Angeles, the answer is yes. I green, I might change to blue. I don't know. Reporter: Cody and laura say they've allowed their 10-year-old daughter to dye her hair for five years. 7-year-old little brother Indiana is doing it too. Alison decided to dye her hair colorful color in kindergarten. She was obsessed with strawberry shortcake and I had to oblige. Reporter: They say that in hair household with rules like limited screen time and no soda, hair and glowing colors is something that's allowed. Although they say at first they were a little hesitant. My first reaction when Alison wanted to die her hair was no because I was concerned about how they would react at school. Some parenting experts suggest that letting tweens dye their hair like these kids could be a positive. To express themselves and their individuality and in a less permanent way. It has a lot smaller effect than getting tattooed or pierced. Reporter: But before buying colorful dyes or hair chalks for your tween parents should check their school's dress code policy. Research hair coloring products and talk to their kids to understand why they want to dye their hair. Back in L.A., they say the decision to dye their 'dos was best for their family. I tell parents that it's just hair. For "Good morning America," linsey Davis, ABC news, new York. It is just hair. I guess. Right? Not a big deal until it's ours. They didn't hear that. They're at school already.

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