This Is Why You Shouldn't Use A Vacuum Cleaner To Style Your Hair

'DIY dad' reduced a model to tears on live TV.

05/09/2016 10:34

A DIY expert attempted to style hair using a vacuum cleaner, in what might be the most painful minute of television-watching this year.

Father-of-four Rob Palmer claimed to use the household device to put his daughters’ hair into ballet buns and he decided to share his time-saving trick with the rest of the world on the ‘Today’ show.

Roping in the show’s production assistant Jen as a model, he placed the vacuum’s nozzle on her hair, causing a whole lot of discomfort in the process.

There were tears.

“You have a lot more hair than my daughter,” Palmer told her, before revealing that his eight-year-old had “never cried before”. 


And that, ladies and gentlemen, is why we have hairbrushes.

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