Toca Boca Hair Salon 3 app is one of the top apps on the Apple app store. We decided to give this hair salon app for kids a play to see what all the fuss is about.
Toca Boca Hair Salon 3 App Review
We have some more app reviews coming up and decided the best way to handle the kid apps is to let our kids play them, we’ll review and give our review from a parenting perspective. I know what it’s like when your kid is screaming and all you want them to do is sit in the doctor’s office and play on the iPad for 10 minutes so that you can talk to the doctor. Been there done that. Let’s review the Toca Boca Hair Salon 3 app.
First things first: Toca Boca Hair Salon 3 app is $2.99. Is it worth it? I thought so, keep reading to learn more about what we loved and what are scared of!
What’s This Hair Salon App All About?
The Toca Hair Salon 3 app let’s your kid become a hair stylist. I should say this app isn’t just for kids. I did get lost for uhm, more time that I care to admit playing around with all the features and making awesome hair creations. Here is what Toca Boca says about this app:
Welcome to Toca Hair Salon 3! Our most popular app series returns, better than ever! What do you feel like creating today — something quirky, pretty or edgy? Choose your character from dozens of looks that you can customize — characters have randomized styles and personalities, which creates endless play opportunities! Grab your tools and get styling!
What Can You Do in This App?
This app allows kids to play hair salon. Choose a hair client from an array of option. You can cut, add hair, shave, add facial hair, color hair, add accessories, take photos, shampoo, blow dry, towel dry and more!
What I do love about this app, it shows an array of people and hair types. From straight hair to kinky hair, this hair app shows them all.
Toca Boca Hair Salon 3 App Features
Toca Boca Hair Salon 3 app is the THIRD app in the Toca Boca hair salon series. That’s right, there is a version 1 and version 2. Here are some updates and why you might want to consider downloading this app for your child.
- All-new characters with dozens of starter styles
- Straight, wavy, curly and now kinky hair!
- All the tools you need to create the style you want!
- New braiding tool!
- Every character can grow a beard to style
- More advanced hair color tool: Dip-dye and fade hair in any colors you want!
- Change clothes on characters!
- Dozens of new accessories: hats, glasses, jewelry and more
- Change backdrops in the photo booth!
- Snap a picture in the app and share with your friends!
- Gender-neutral aesthetic: Unlike most hairstyling apps, all kids are welcome to play!
- No time limit or high scores — play for as long as you like!
- No third-party advertising
About Toca Boca
I see the Toca Boca brand quite a bit on my kids’ devices. I really like what they stay for, this is how they describe their company:
Toca Boca is an award winning game studio that makes digital toys for kids. We think playing and having fun is the best way to learn about the world. Therefore we make digital toys and games that help stimulate the imagination, and that you can play together with your kids. Best of all – we do it in a safe way without third-party advertising or in-app purchases.
Parent’s Review of Toca Hair Salon 3 App
So what does this parent thing of Toca Hair Salon 3 app? I think it’s adorable. My ONE and only worry about this app is that my curious boys will have so much fun playing this on the iPad that they too will want to cut their own hair (or each others!) or give each other a shave in real life. It’s been a while since we’ve had a kid give themselves a hair cut, I really don’t want to have to go thru that again.
If you are looking for an educational app – this isn’t it. Hair Salon 3 app isn’t an educational app in the traditional aspect.
Other than that – LOVED IT.
- Kid Friendly
- Parent Friendly
- Fun and Entertaining
- Kept Kids Entertained
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General Screen Time Talk
I have no problem with giving kids screens, but like all things we make sure there is balance in our kids’ lives. Interested in learning more about our rules? One thing we stick to is the No Screens in the Bedroom rule and Screen Free Sunday.
If you downloaded the Toca Hair Salon 3 app, leave a comment. I would love to know what you think!
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