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Have you heard of VIP Pets yet? If your little one is a fan of the fabulous VIP Pets toys, then they will love the new Fabio and Fabia hair salon playset! In this review I’ll tell you all about how it works and what the twiglets thought 🙂
If you read my previous review of VIP Pets, then you’ll know all about these cute toy dogs with their amazing colourful hair! If not, you can check it out here 🙂
VIP Pets are made by IMC Toys and have awesome 30cm long hair that you can wash, style and accessorise.
This new hair salon playset gives you the perfect place to style your VIP Pets toys’ hair and make playtime even more fun!
Building the VIP Pets hair salon playset
The twigs were really excited to receive our VIP Pets hair salon and couldn’t wait to open it!
First you have to build the playset, which is pretty easy. The picture instructions were simple to follow (even for us haha!) I love how bright and colourful it is – so appealing for little kids.
Washing the dog’s hair
Once the salon is all made and ready, you then wash the pup’s hair using real water. You fill the little squeezy container that goes at the back then attach it to the shower. When you squeeze it, the water comes out of the shower and you can wash the dog’s hair. C absolutely loved this step – I mean, kids and water, right?!
A little word of warning here… The back ‘wall’ of the salon is made of cardboard. So it’s a good idea to be a little careful with the water here and not let your little one splash it around too much in case of damaging the back! We didn’t have an issue with this as C is generally quite careful and tidy. But I did think if H was doing this stage, it could have got a bit more messy as he is rather more clumsy and heavy-handed!
Styling your pup’s hair
There are 13 accessories for styling the pup’s hair, including various clips and bands. These can then be stored in the handy little drawer underneath the chair when not in use. Your child can also use the fun rainbow comb to put colourful streaks in the dog’s hair (and even their own too!)
Once the pup’s hair is all styled and accessorised, you’re ready to add glitter!
Using the Glitteriser
The Glitteriser was really fun to use. You just squeeze some of the special gel onto the pup’s hair, wherever you want the glitter to stick. Then pull out the tray from under the Glitteriser and pour in some glitter from the three little tubs. This then gets poured into the top of the Glitteriser. Put the dog inside and close the door, then simply twist the top so the glitter falls through the little holes onto the dog.
As always when using glitter, you do get a certain amount of it all over the place, as obviously not every bit sticks to the hair! But I think a little glitter just goes with the territory when you have kids anyway, doesn’t it?! 🙂
C was very proud of the finished article and was keen to show off her dog’s newly styled, glittery hair! 🙂
Our conclusion – VIP Pets hair salon
We had lots of fun playing with the VIP Pets hair salon. It’s great for imaginative play. C has enjoyed taking the other pups we have to the salon for some pampering too! I’m sure we’ll get lots of use out of this toy 🙂
Thanks so much for reading my review of the new VIP Pets hair salon playset – hope it was useful! You can also keep up to date with what the VIP Pets are up to over on their Instagram page or on the Kitoons YouTube channel!
Til next time,
Disclosure: We were sent this item in exchange for review.
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