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Nursery Run Glamour – Will You Succumb?

Forget leggings and a tee – figures show a rising amount of mums feel the need to dress up and look good to take their child to school

Six out of 10 mums have confessed they get dressed up for the school run, in a survey by LoveLite Harley Street clinic. It showed just how many mums get glammed up just to take their child to school, particularly on the first day of the school year.

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62 per cent of the 1,100 mums polled make extra effort on the first day of school. What does this mean for most mums? Well, 39 per cent putting on make-up for the occasion, 14 per cent spritz themselves with perfume and seven per cent taking the time to blow-dry their hair. We dread to think of how early that means the alarm goes off…

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The reason for this extra effort? The results found that 17 per cent do it to impress other mums, nine per cent are hoping to look good for their child’s teacher and five per cent rather honestly admit to wanting to impress the dads doing the school run.

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Do you get glammed up for the nursery run? Let us know in the comments box below. 

 
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