American Girl® - Beforever Maryellen's Hairstyling SetAmerican Girl® - Beforever Maryellen's Hairstyling Set

American Girl® - Beforever Maryellen's Hairstyling Set

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In the 1950s, getting curls took all night! When Maryellen wants soft curls in her hair, she puts curlers in before bed and then takes them out in the morning before school. Your girl can use this set to give her doll curls too. Includes: 12 soft curlers, a cap to wear over the curlers to keep her hair in place at bedtime, styling instructions and a drawstring bag to hold it all.

Product name:American Girl® - Beforever Maryellen's Hairstyling SetDimensions:5.1" H × 2.4" W × 5.1" LShipping weight:0.26 lbs.UPC:887961208559

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute, authentic set and a good buy This was a great buy on sale. I don't have AG rollers yet, so it seemed like a good staple to add to my collection, plus a fun historical accessory! I tried using these on my 2003 Kailey doll. I recently used conditioner to soften + detangle her very dry hair, so that would also explain why the rollers slipped right out at first (even some hairbands aren't staying in her hair right now because it's so soft). The rollers stayed in with some bobby pins, however (be careful to use new ones and not ones that have touched human hair, or the oils can damage doll hair!). The curls turned out nice. I'm glad that AG offered something cool like this set so kids can learn new things about history and touch up Maryellen's curls. I like the vintage-style instruction card and wish we would see that kind of thing more often in historical sets. However, the card itself didn't provide a lot of helpful info for actually using the rollers. I ended up watching some YouTube reviews to see how other users managed the rollers. Like other reviewers have said, this is definitely a set for older kids or a situation where an adult helps out to put the curlers in. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING!!! My daughter LOVES these! Says they are a miracle worker! She has had no problems following the instruction sheet the first time to create amazing, natural looking curl on her dolls. What a winner! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really works, WOW!! Samantha is from the early 90s and her hair was in really bad shape, dry and frizzy, and the original curls were totally ruined after being left in braids for over 20 years. Tried fixing her hair with bobby pin pin curls but nothing worked. Then I tried these and wow! Not only did it remove the weird waves and turn her hair into beautiful soft curls, but her hair actually looked shinier after using these curlers! Because her hair was in such bad shape, I sectioned off her hair, completely wet it with a spray bottle and gently brushed out each section before rolling it up in a curler. I put the cap on and let the curls dry and set for a month but it was worth the wait! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Unique set We just bought this set while it's on sale and for the price, it's excellent! However, the curlers can be difficult to use and they don't stay in her hair long enough to have as much of an effect as we would like. But this set is cute and overtime we are sure to figure out an easier way to use them. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-04-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Hard for my daughter to use My daughter is 8 Andrew needs Amy help to put curlers in Maryellen’s hair. After a few attempts , i got it. It left Maryellen’s hair somoretty! The bag is abordable and matches ME’s pjs. Cute! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Realistic curlers These curlers look like the real thing! I love that the back and night cap match Maryellen's Pj set! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good price for the quality Excellent fun and play value. Curlers work with a little water and leaving the in for an hour or two to dry. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blast from the past Maryellen is from the era I grew up in, it is so fun to see these reminders from my childhood. I love the quality and attention to detail. Cute! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Curling Bought these because we couldn’t find a doll curling iron ( or equivalent) to curl doll hair. They are super easy for my daughter(9) and nieces( 7,8,9,10) to use. They worked great if left overnight in any of the AG dolls hair. Loved the storage bag to keep all of them together. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These work great! I read all of the reviews before I purchased this hair curler set, and you definitely do need bobby pins, but even the American Girl Doll bobby pins that come with the other hair styling sets work. The curlers work best of you can do them overnight (with the cute cap on). We haven't tried them with wet hair yet, but you would probably get an even better result this way. I definitely recommend as long as you do have bobby pins handy. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for MaryEllen My daughter is obsessed with MaryEllen, and her favorite part is her hair. This set makes it so much easier to style her hair! Soft curls every time. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Value Maryellen's hairstyling set looks super cute on the doll. The carrying bag is useful to put everything together. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Retro trip We called them "spoolies" when I was young ! These work just the same way ! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy for little hands to use At half price I bought 2 sets because the rollers are so easy for my granddaughter to roll the hair up and set the rollers! We Love doing her dolls hair the most! Thank you American Girl for great well made products that will last for many years to come! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely little hairstyling set, true to the 50s! I remember having some curlers like this when I was young, and this set brings back fond memories. The things we did to get curly hair... Well made, and very cute. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Adorable! I bought this for my daughter for her birthday and it is perfect! The curlers are very easy for a child to use and she had such fun making her doll's hair wavy. I like that they are a soft rubber and that there are holes for the curls to dry without causing mildew. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect just what any 50s girl needs, curlers are easy to play with as well [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super cute We love this set! Looks so cute with the pajamas! Reminds me of my grandma! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have for Maryellen We love to style Maryellen’s hair with this! It goes great with the rest of her collection [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cute I got this on sale, I am glad I bought it, I clip them in place with bobby pins and spray the curls with water and leave in overnight, they work great! I have zero hair experience since I have had short hair my whole life and I can use these fine! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another historic piece for MaryEllen's collection I remember my oldest sister using curlers like these in the late 1950s. I loved to play with them, but I couldn't figure out how they worked. Fortunately, AG has graphic illustrations explaining the process. Of course, a girl would need a hair bonnet for night time, and this is a darling one. The matching curler bag is perfect, too. This is a fun set to own. Your girl will enjoy styling her doll's hair with these super-sturdy curlers. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hair curling kit Looking forward to fixing hair with my granddaughter. Have read that these curlers require bobby pins to work well. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute I got this for Xmas. I love how the set matches her PJs! The instructions make it seem simple but it can be kinda of hard to get the curls to stay in the hair. This product is not for younger children and even older girls might need adult help. But overall this set is perfect for MaryEllen! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Hair curlers I bought these for my8 year old granddaughter. It was one of her Christmas gifts. I bought them because I remember my mom had these (the real version) when I was growing up (called spoolies and they were brown). I was a little disappointed because, although they seem to be a good size, 12 wasn't enough to do all the hair on the doll. She hasn't played with them since Christmas day when we tried to put them in the dolls hair the dented sides made them hard to close. My mom's ended up being cat toys. I don't know when she ever used them I just remember them as toys for the cats.
Date published: 2018-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice for the money Great for the money, waiting to buy the spa set so haven’t given it to her yet. Looks well made. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great It takes a little practice (just like the real thing) but it works so well in giving lasting curls to hair. Medium hair works the best. Fun kit for girls who love to play with stying their dolls' hair. Great cap tool I love that there is a storage bag to keep it all together. Got it on sale for a great price. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty hair My daughter is 10 and it was a little hard at first trying to figure out how much hair to put in and how to spin it. Once she figured it out it worked. It really curled the hair too. I think better instructions are needed. Cute once in the cap. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THEY WORK LIKE A CHARM! My daughter loves her AG girls, but she was always afraid to play with them to much due to their hair messing up. These curlers have been great no only for Mary Ellen to keep her signature ponytail curl, but they work wonders on Tenny and all the other dolls. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I absolutely LOVE this Recently, I received this hairstyling set and I have no real complaints. Everything in the set, even the type of fabric and the fonts on the little card are very reminiscent of the 50's. I personally had no problems using the curlers, although I can definitely see kids needing help using them. I also think that it would have been nice to have a few more curlers as some of the ones I did had to take on a little extra hair, and they didn't stay in as well. However, I was able to still get all of her hair in the curlers and the curls turned out absolutely beautiful. I definitely would not recommend this for kids as it can sometimes be a little complicated to get the curlers to fold down and stay. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Takes time Great curls once you can figure out the trick to them. These are difficult to use at first, but once you get it, it’s hard to remember why you couldn’t. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Such a cute curler set! We love that these match Maryellen's Pajama's perfectly! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute My daughter really wanted this set so her doll could wear a bonnet to bed like her. I am very pleased with the quality. There is also an instruction sheet included, so she will know how to use the curlers. I am giving it to her as a stocking stuffer. She will be thrilled. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use Daughter loved this when it came out and still does. We bought it right away and it works great and easy for her to use. its one of her favorite hair sets. Love that it has a storage bag [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great set These curlers are great and work really well when I try to curl my dolls hair [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Complete the look Before curling irons, nightly setting your hair was the only way to get waves and curls. This set contains the curlers to make this happen. Be sure to roll dampened hair to get the curls you want. There are directions to use the curlers and a mop cap to cover them at night. The mop cap makes a finished look to Maryellen's baby doll pajamas because it is made with the same fabric and green bow trim. The curler storage sack is also in Maryellen's PJ material with green grosgrain ribbon pull ties. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Accessory Curls Maryellen's hair perfectly. My daughter loves playing hair salon with this set! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from fun such a beautiful set such a great addition for any maryellen collection [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun accessories! The hair curlers bring back fun memories to share with my granddaughters and for young girls to learn one way we used to roll our hair. A great way for the younger and older generation to relate. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked very well We bought these to use in Caroline's hair. My daughter was sad that her doll's curls had become so stretched out over time. They worked very well and were very easy to use! I highly recommend them! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice matching set for the pjs I really like that this set matches the fabric of Maryellen's pjs. The head cap is unique and so true to her era. The little bag is smaller than I thought it would be but it does comfortably hold all of the curlers. The curlers are hard for young children to get on. I was able to get them on ok but was using them more for play than actually trying to really style her hair. If your expectation is to style and really do her hair you might be disappointed. If it's just an accessory piece to play around with I think it's good. It's fun to explain to the kids what some of this historical pieces are since they have no clue. I'm glad I got this but it hasn't been used much by my kids. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute little set This brings back memories of my childhood. I had these curlers and always wore a nightcap like that. I even had a curler case! The material for these items is so nice and soft and looks so cute with her PJ's nice set. A great buy. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute, but may needs Mom's help My daughter wanted this set after receiving Maryellen. I love the idea but I always need to help her twist the hair around and we have a bit of a hard time getting all the hair to stay on the rollers before we get her night cap on. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute and they work! These were pretty simple to figure out how to use with the instructions. Our girls like to use these on several different dolls too, not just Maryellen. They actually do curl the hair if left in overnight! Sometimes i've had trouble with one falling out, but that's likely user error and I can just redo it. Also these, with the cap, look too cute on Maryellen especially with her pajamas on to match! We love all of Maryellen's collection. Overall i'd recommend these! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better for Older Girls My daughter was 9 when she got this set. She has never actually curled Marryellen's hair with the curlers because she was afraid it would mess up her hair. I also think it would be pretty difficult for a younger girl to use the curlers. That said, my daughter does use the cap to protect Marryellen's hair when she sleeps with her and it's great for that. Can you tell we're a bit obsessed with our dolls' hair at my house?? [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product The hair bonnet and rollers make a cute companion to Maryellen's pjs. The rollers don't stay too well, but make decent curls when you pin the rollers in place. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very fun set My main complaint about the curlers is that they are hard to keep in without bobby pins. Beyond that, it's an adorable set! We love the cap, and sometimes Maryellen wears it with her pajamas even if her hair isn't in the curlers! I do think they need to do a better job with the instruction sheet. I have used many different kinds of curlers on people and on dolls, so I did fine. However, I'm an adult. My daughter could never have figured it out just by looking at the pictures on the instructions sheet. When all is said and done, I do recommend this product. However, I do not recommend it if your child grows impatient quickly, because it's a time consuming process. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from fun to curl Love to curl my doll Maryellen's hair when her hair get uncurled. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Sweet and Sour Lets start with pros...I think that the Idea to make this was great. I have had Maryellen for about a year now and her curls were starting to die out (decrease/get flat). I went to the AG store about a month ago and when I saw these I thought they would be perfect. Here come the cons...thankfully I was smart enough to ask an employe at the salon if these actually worked before I spent my money on it. She said it did I just had to leave it in for three days and wet the hair with a spray bottle. That was not told in the instructions, I felt bad for others who didn't know this because it probably wouldn't have worked. Anyway they should put more effort and detail into the instructions because I didn't know anything from the four pictures until I asked someone at the salon. Don't get me wrong it is a great purchase and it works but remember to ask someone at the salon before you go home. They should also make the process faster because a lot of kids get inpatient when they have to wait 72 hours. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Maryellen's hair rollers My little girl received this from Santa and she has spent numerous hours styling her AG dolls hair. A perfect gift for that girl who loves playing for hours on end with her AG dolls. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun accessory My 8 yr old figured out how to use these just fine. I haven't tried to use them on the doll but since she was able to figure it out without my help then I'm sure they work just fine. A must-have for Maryellen! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute Fun Set This set is soooo cute for Maryellen. The cap and bag match her pjs perfectly! Girls can play with this set and have fun for hours. The styling card helps guide well as to how to use the curlers. Soooo adorable! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Practically Perfect In Every Way So my daughter originally only wanted these curlers because of the hat and we learned that the set is so much more! They really work on Maryellen's hair and help curl in for girls who loved to play with their dolls hair. Also, the curlers will work on any doll with curly hair. My daughter told me they helped re-curl Rebecca's hair and maintain Willa's hair. Once you get the hang of it, the curling becomes really easy. My daughter loves to do her dolls hair and this set made it easier and more fun. It is an excellent piece in our collection. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We love this purchase! These work great! We used them on Ruthie- we recommend using a light mist of water on the hair, and then brushing small sections into each roller. Then put the cute cap on for at least 6 hours, make sure it's dry, unroll and finger comb, turned out so great! We also love the little travel storage bag and the direction sheet.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great styling set! This styling set is so adorable! The soft curlers can be used with any of the dolls that have curly or wavy hair to reset their hair, and the curler cap is so cute! Worth the money for the play value.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cutest item! these actually work! some help needed for smaller girls but my 9yo loves to do hair and theses are fun and different. Something that her grandmother remembers doing and grandma plays also [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute! Not the best thing for kids but it does work. It takes time to do. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-10-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mixed Feelings 3 1/2 stars if could. Not sure how feel about set - definitely mixed. Seems expensive for what you get. Love the hat. Really just wanted the hat to go with PJ's. Many BF PJ's come with small hair accessory so sad Maryellen's was in separate purchase. Curlers are cute and historically accurate but not very practical and therefore no real play value for child so just exist in collection at home with no real use. Wished way to get hat without purchasing set since price too much for essentially just a hat. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Maryellen's Hair Accessories I purchased this set for my mother who was born in the 50s, to go along with her Maryellen doll and her pajamas. My mother loved the authenticity of the curlers, or spoolies as she called them. We haven't used the curlers yet but the little bonnet is adorable and a must have with the pajama set. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-03-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Purchased for the hat I confess I purchased this whole set just for the cute hair cover. I wish it just came with the pajamas. I have not tried to use the curlers yet so cannot review on those. They look cute though, something different than the average rollers you see everyday. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Curlers that are CUTE and WORK!! I thought I was adding this purchase of Maryellen's curlers to the pajamas just for the looks. Soon my daughter had the knack of putting the curlers in and was THRILLED to find after a little time, they actually curled Maryellen's hair!! Love this and definitely recommend!!! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for curls What a great price for some new vintage rollers. Love these and seem easier to use for girls. Such a cute set. Love that they come with a cap to protect the hair while set. My daughter wants it for the cap also. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must w/PJs This set is adorable along with the PJs. I haven't tried the curlers yet, but there are instructions. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-03-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Too difficult - curls are too tight for Maryellen I got the set for my daughter after she received Maryellen. I had hoped it was something we could do and play together to keep Maryellen's curls looking nice. However, even with the both of us working together we were unable to easily use this product. When we finally got them in (and they were still falling out), the curls were way too tight and she was so upset with how Maryellen looked when she took them out the next morning. I wish we had never used them because we can not make Maryellen look right anymore. Terrible product. 1) it doesn't work as pictured, 2) really hard to use and 3) the worst of all, it made daughter so upset that the curls looked nothing like her dolls used to. I do not recommend at all.
Date published: 2016-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adorable Curlers, and they Really Work!!! I had read the reviews, so wasn't expecting much success, but my daughter couldn't wait to try them on Maryellen! She had watched a YouTube video on how to apply the curlers ahead of time. The trick, it seems, is to use bobby pins with the curlers! They work great, and hold all of Maryellen's hair (and her Just Like Me doll too!). The carrying case and hair cap that match the pajamas are just adorable! My daughter is loving these!
Date published: 2015-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So cute I love how the bag and cap match her pajamas. The curlers are adorable.
Date published: 2015-10-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Curlers won't stay in This set looked really cute and matched the pajamas we had bought for Maryellen, but the curlers will not stay in. Both my daughter and I tried numerous times, but we both just got frustrated. If they snapped into place, they would just hang there loosely. We really wanted to like them since the cap looks so cute with the pajamas, but I don't think they work well.
Date published: 2015-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 1950 styling set so, so, adorable cute I love the little rollers, they remind me of my grandmother ! I bought two sets ,absolutely love this!
Date published: 2015-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Cute for Maryellen! Maryellen's curlers are definitely very reminiscent of the 1950s and look adorable! I love the drawstring bag they come in, it keeps the curlers easy to store and helps to not lose them!! The turquoise color on the curlers is absolutely gorgeous, the pictures don't do it justice. They are a bit difficult to put into the doll's hair, however. It takes a lot of practice to get it right. The best way, I've found, is to use small amounts of hair on a medium to shorter haired doll, not Kanani or Caroline, and spritz the hair down once secured into the curler. We made sure not to try them on Chrissa or Isabelle since they're straight haired dolls!! The other downside is that there aren't quite enough curlers to do the dolls entire head, it needed 2-3 more curlers. I would suggest getting two sets to solve that problem. It is quite expensive considering what you get, but it is a must to your Maryellen collection!! :)
Date published: 2015-10-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Curls for Maryellen I think the best thing about this set is the bag you hold the curlers in and the cap you put on her head. I love the drawstring on the bag and the fact that both said items are the same material as Maryellen's jammies. My daughter received Maryellen for her birthday and also the curlers. The curlers take a little time to get used to as you have to figure out how much hair is just the right amount. Too much hair and the curlers won't close. And there are definitely not enough curlers to do her whole head. But overall, it is a cute set and spot on to the 1950's era. No, it's not a perfect toy, and no, the curlers aren't the easiest thing for little one's to use, but it is part of the Maryellen set. And as avid collectors, we like having the complete set in our collection. The thing to really remember is that you're buying a toy, not real curlers. If you keep it all in perspective, you'll really enjoy this set!
Date published: 2015-10-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great set but too difficult for younger girls I was a little apprehensive about this set when I read the other reviews about how the curlers wont stay in ME's hair. My daughter had just used Julie's hair accessory set by watching the video..but there is no video for ME and the little picture directions card was useless..it needs words. After putting in 3 curlers and watching them roll down her hair, I finally figured out how to use it. First of all, the bottom of the curler looks like a suction cup but it doesn't stick to her head and its not supposed to. You roll some hair in the curler and you have to make sure its not too much because you have to "fold" down the top of the curler over the hair while holding the bottom of the curler. If you have done it right, the curler will roll down her head a little but the hair in completely enclosed in the curler. You can't use a lot of hair because if you use too much, you can't close the curler. That being said, 12 curlers is not enough to curl ME's entire head--AG should have made the set with a minimum of 15 curlers. After putting in all the curlers, you can easily stretch the cap to enclose all the curlers and put ME to bed. I LOVE the way the cap matches ME's baby doll pajamas. Her hair does come out with soft curls when you take them out. This is a wonderful set #seeing ME in the curlers and cap reminded me of my Mom# but it's way too difficult for a younger child to use without adult help which is why I only gave it 4 stars.
Date published: 2015-10-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from worst thing from American Girl I've purchased I thought that it would be fun for my child and I to put the curlers in Mary Ellen s hair at night to refresh her curls. These are a complete waste of money. They hold such little hair that it is frustrating to an adult to get the curler to stick let alone a child...these are useless. The doll has so much hair that you can't even get half her hair into all 12 curlers...unless you just want to pretend like you're going to curl hair don't buy this!! I regret it and wish I could get my money back.
Date published: 2015-10-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from disappointed my daughter was so excited about these curlers and they do not stay in the dolls hair. They fall out every time. I even tried it and we are defiantly doing it right and they still come out or just hang. We have tried them in Isabelle's hair and then Charissa's shorter hair. Huge disappointment for my daughter who spent her own money on them.
Date published: 2015-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 1954, very good year Born 08-28-1954, major doll collector. What, a thrill to have a doll from my natal year. CBKW
Date published: 2015-09-10