Parents, if you have kids in their tweens or teens you may want to pay close attention to the ’80s hair accessory….SCRUNCHIE. Scrunchies were very popular for girls to wear when I was growing up. However, about the mid 90’s they went away. They have started to make a comeback, but not to be used in the same way. Turns out this is a new trend to announce to you have a crush in middle school.
One mom found out that the scrunchies are the secret crush gift. It’s cool to give your scrunchie to someone you think is cute at school. Then they wear it around their wrist. Yes a mom of a middle school boy found scrunchies in her dryer every week. She finally cracked the code.
One mom also said it might be popular because of Jenny Han’s Ya book series and the Netflx movie “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.” The couple in there exchanged a scrunchies in both the book and the movie.
So moms in middle school, if you find you are buying scrunchies every week for your child, it’s because you probably are. What happened to the good ole days when we just wrote our crush a note??
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