They went on a TV chat show for a mums' makeover, transforming them into adult-sized versions of their daughters.
The hilarious - and disturbing - results were an attempt by the show's host to encourage the women to think differently about dressing their young girls up and asking them to perform in revealing outfits and make-up.
But did it work? What do you think? It will take a bit more than an audience's laughter to cure them of their self-delusions.
"We have had a blast," said June Shannon, mum of six-year-old Alana Thompson.
"This is something we'll laugh about for years to come. This is fun, this is all about having fun. I don't re-think any decision that I've made for my daughter as far as pageants."