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Can anyone recommend some little girls earrings that WON'T fall out?

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Mrs.Z6y, 5m agoPosted 6 years, 5 months ago
As above.

I am SOOO fed up of having to always replace my daughter's earrings when she loses 1, she has loads of odd earrings now LOL!

She is 6 years old. I bought her some pink heart stone earrings from H Samuel for £14.99 a couple of weeks ago, the stone fell out after after LITERALLY 5 minutes! So I returned those and exchanged them for a butterfly pair, one stud fell out after 1 day - we found the earing (squashed after having been stood on!) but not the back. With a bit of persuasion, my dear old Mum managed to get them refunded for me.

I have bought earrings from Argos, H Samuel and HPJ (they lasted the longest in the past but have not been too satisfied with any of them.

So, just wondered if anyone had found a good pair of studs, maybe with an extra secure back or something, or very small hoops (hoops do seem to last better) that don't fall out?

Looking to spend up to £15/£20
Rep will be left, Thanks
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Mrs.Z6y, 5m agoPosted 6 years, 5 months ago
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DJ1#1
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Mrs.Z#2
DanJackson
Staples


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Floravada#3
Mrs.Z
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well yeah you do know its like child abuse to have a childs ears pierced before the age of 12 dont you?

doubt very much she asked for her ears piercing at such a young age!!!!!!
:x
lorsmanic#4
The ones my daughter got from Claires accessories,when she got them pierced stayed in...they have special backs that keeps the butterfly at the right distance from the ear...so its a twist and pull motion to get it off..they never fell off..and they have loads of designs...you have to ask for them as they are in a display case at the earpiercing section
angelfairee#5
You know when you buy earrings with no backs on, but that are hooks? In the shops they put those little plastic tubes on them so that they don't fall off the packaging? You could try putting those on after the backs of stud earrings as well. That might help.

I hope that makes sense, I'm useless at describing things.
bluetigermobiles#6
Maybe when shes old enough to look after her own earrings and keep them in herself? Most older children don't play with them or take them out.
angelfairee#7
Floravada
well yeah you do know its child abuse to have a childs ears pierced before the age of 16 dont you?

doubt very much she asked for her ears piercing at such a young age!!!!!!
:x


I had mine pierced when I was 7. Having begged my mum to take me for ages. Small people know what they want too.
Mrs.Z#8
Floravada
well yeah you do know its child abuse to have a childs ears pierced before the age of 16 dont you?

doubt very much she asked for her ears piercing at such a young age!!!!!!
:x

:w00t: Child abuse, really? I didn't know that and the jewellers didn't mention it - would you like my details so you can contact the NSPCC? Thank you for your input

lorsmanic
The ones my daughter got from Claires accessories,when she got them pierced stayed in...they have special backs that keeps the butterfly at the right distance from the ear...so its a twist and pull motion to get it off..they never fell off..and they have loads of designs...you have to ask for them as they are in a display case at the earpiercing section

Thanks loads! We are going shopping tomorrow and there is a Claire's in the area so I will definitely pop in - sounds exactly what we need :thumbsup:

angelfairee
You know when you buy earrings with no backs on, but that are hooks? In the shops they put those little plastic tubes on them so that they don't fall off the packaging? You could try putting those on after the backs of stud earrings as well. That might help.

I hope that makes sense, I'm useless at describing things.

Yeah I get you, thanks :thumbsup: But I don't think the stud is long enough to fit a tube on

bluetigermobiles
Maybe when shes old enough to look after her own earrings and keep them in herself? Most older children don't play with them or take them out.

She doesn't take them out or fiddle with them, maybe it's just because she is more active than an adult, I don't know? I have had the occasional pair that tend to fall out too, I just don't seem to have had luck with my daughters
edjaned#9
my daughter had hers done when she was 6,she had been asking for about a year prior to me letting her have them done

my daught is always losing her earings too and she is 12 now
Floravada#10
angelfairee
I had mine pierced when I was 7. Having begged my mum to take me for ages. Small people know what they want too.

small children wan't to eat chocolate and crisps all day ......it doesn't mean we should indulge them !!!!
lorsmanic#11
Floravada
well yeah you do know its child abuse to have a childs ears pierced before the age of 16 dont you?

doubt very much she asked for her ears piercing at such a young age!!!!!!
:x


my daughter is 5 and harped on about it for so long i let her...she was fine getting it done ..i hardly think getting a kids ears pierced can be described as "child abuse" especially after the horrific "child abuse"cases that have been in the news ...its not quite in the same league..what a silly comment to make
miss money saver#12
lorsmanic
The ones my daughter got from Claires accessories,when she got them pierced stayed in...they have special backs that keeps the butterfly at the right distance from the ear...so its a twist and pull motion to get it off..they never fell off..and they have loads of designs...you have to ask for them as they are in a display case at the earpiercing section


I agree with the above my two daughters only manage to keep the ones from claires (must be the ones they put in when they pierce the ears) think they cost aroung £18,
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angelfairee#13
Floravada
small children wan't to eat chocolate and crisps all day ......it doesn't mean we should indulge them !!!!


I don't think that's quite the same. I don't feel like I was subject to child abuse, and I've turned out just fine thanks.
Floravada#14
angelfairee
I don't think that's quite the same. I don't feel like I was subject to child abuse, and I've turned out just fine thanks.

will just have to agree to disgree on this whole subject .......obviously not everyone has my view.......but as an x gym teacher that has had to deal with ripped ear lobes due to earings I feel strongly on this one .
Mrs.Z#15
Floravada
small children wan't to eat chocolate and crisps all day ......it doesn't mean we should indulge them !!!!

:roll: If I was going to argue a case, I would at least TRY to sound clever/like I know what I am talking about

angelfairee
I don't think that's quite the same. I don't feel like I was subject to child abuse, and I've turned out just fine thanks.

:giggle:
lorsmanic#16
Mrs.Z
:roll: If I was going to argue a case, I would at least TRY to sound clever/like I know what I am talking about


:giggle:


wonders if the poster who claimed it to be child abuse is a parent?...bet they have a bundle of laughs
Floravada 1 Like #17
lorsmanic
wonders if the poster who claimed it to be child abuse is a parent?...bet they have a bundle of laughs


Yes thanks I have two children one boy aged 4 and a half and a little girl aged 14 months.
My son has alot of social activities like "toddler Football" "Rally bike Juniors" loves his Wii plays With all his mates in our or their back gardens.........loves to Bake and Ice buns with Mum!! Loves to draw with Daddy and go to the Bike Park !
We all bounce around in our Trampoline ....and go to Parks as a family every week.
He loves cinema trips ....Picking Fruit when we go strawberry,raspberry picking in the summer.
Can swim 50 metres as we go swimming as a family every week too.
My daughter may be only 14 months old but she also loves swimming in her own fashion....tiny tots activity centre and jumping on the trampoline plus many other activities.
Please let me know if you think they are missing out on Life as we do EVERYTHING as a full family Unit.
Subject closed as far as I am concerned.
thesummerof69#18
I bought plastoc backs that are universal from Betterware and they are excellent and fit any earrings. They were cheap as chips too!
DJ1 2 Likes #19
Floravada
Yes thanks I have two children one boy aged 4 and a half and a little girl aged 14 months.
My son has alot of social activities like "toddler Football" "Rally bike Juniors" loves his Wii plays With all his mates in our or their back gardens.........loves to Bake and Ice buns with Mum!! Loves to draw with Daddy and go to the Bike Park !
We all bounce around in our Trampoline ....and go to Parks as a family every week.
He loves cinema trips ....Picking Fruit when we go strawberry,raspberry picking in the summer.
Can swim 50 metres as we go swimming as a family every week too.
My daughter may be only 14 months old but she also loves swimming in her own fashion....tiny tots activity centre and jumping on the trampoline plus many other activities.
Please let me know if you think they are missing out on Life as we do EVERYTHING as a full family Unit.
Subject closed as far as I am concerned.


I am with you 100% on this one. I fail to see why a child under, say 11, should have their ears pierced.

"Mummy, I want pretty earrings like you"

"You can't, because the piercing may be painful and the area can become infected"

"Mummy, I am 6, I have no comprehension of what you just said and I fail to understand what "infection" means. I just want pretty ears"

Just because they ask for it a lot, doesn't mean they should get it. When a child of 6 can be taught that a certain action is going to result in potential pain and infection and can understand that series of events and how it relates to them, then they can have any body modification they want.
lorsmanic#20
Floravada
Yes thanks I have two children one boy aged 4 and a half and a little girl aged 14 months.
My son has alot of social activities like "toddler Football" "Rally bike Juniors" loves his Wii plays With all his mates in our or their back gardens.........loves to Bake and Ice buns with Mum!! Loves to draw with Daddy and go to the Bike Park !
We all bounce around in our Trampoline ....and go to Parks as a family every week.
He loves cinema trips ....Picking Fruit when we go strawberry,raspberry picking in the summer.
Can swim 50 metres as we go swimming as a family every week too.
My daughter may be only 14 months old but she also loves swimming in her own fashion....tiny tots activity centre and jumping on the trampoline plus many other activities.
Please let me know if you think they are missing out on Life as we do EVERYTHING as a full family Unit.
Subject closed as far as I am concerned.

...isnt that good for you!!!!!!reads like a waltons movie.....dont worry my 2 do all that plus some......mind you i dont feel the need to justify my kids activites on a forum..if only i was that perfect........yes we do all that plus some,mind you we both work so we live in the real world and dont do EVERYTHING as a family unit...what you do as a family doesnt interest me in the slightest.thats your business......as is my and the OP s to allow our daughters to get their ears pierced..to compare it to child abuse is rather offensive to every child who has been abused ...

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