How This Dad Started a Class to Teach Fathers How to Do Their Daughter's Hair

How This Dad Started a Class to Teach Fathers How to Do Their Daughter's Hair


Oct 12, 2015

When Philippe Morgese became a single dad with a daughter, it became apparent to him that he needed to learn how to style his daughter's hair.

According to BuzzFeed News, Morgese started out using barrettes in his daughter Emma's hair and then moved on to putting her hair in pigtails.

After pigtails, Morgese moved on to braiding Emma's hair and eventually mastered more complex braided hairstyles.

Morgese received many compliments on Emma's hair, and even got requests for advice from other fathers.

Today, he's sharing the skills he's learned with other fathers. He decided to start a class to teach fathers how to do their daughter’s hair.

"I thought it would be easier to show them in person," Morgese told BuzzFeed News.

"I get a lot of credit for doing her hair and hear compliments about my role as a father because of it," he said. "I want other dads to be able to experience that."

On October 6, at the International Academy in South Daytona, Fla., Morgese taught his first free class, where he showed father's some of the basics of "hair combing, ponytails, a bun, and a three-stand braid" and provided them with goody bags filled with hair-styling supplies.

Seven fathers and daughters showed up to attend the class.

The following day, Morgese shared the photos from the class on Reddit, which have been viewed more than 2 million times.

Since the class was so successful, he created the Daddy Daughter Hair Factory Facebook page, where he shares updates.

The Florida dad plans to have more classes in the future.

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Photo Credit: Philippe Morgese and Daddy Daughter Hair Factory Facebook

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