Mother warns over shocking new playground craze The Deodorant Challenge after her daughter, 14, suffered second degree burns

Mail Online | 5/8/2018 | Amie Gordon For Mailonline
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A teenager has suffered second-degree burns after friends sprayed deodorant on her in a dangerous challenge sweeping school playgrounds.

Ellie Prescott from Yate near Bristol, could be left needing a skin graft after a group former friends sprayed Lynx deodorant on her arm at close range, leaving it blistered and burnt.

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Her mother has now issued a warning to other schools in a bid to clamp down on the 'horrendous' trend which has injured several youngsters.

The deodorant challenge sees teens filming themselves holding the spray a few inches above them before pressing and holding the aerosol to the skin for as long as possible.

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The aim is to outdo each other to see who can endure it for the longest.

Jamie Prescott said her daughter, who has recently moved from the Chipping Sodbury School to Bristol Technology and Engineering Academy, still has to visit a nurse some two weeks after the incident.

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Now Ellie, who is in Year 10, may need a skin graft.

Her mother told Somerset Live: 'She went out and met with [friends] ... for a couple of hours.

'Apparently, when they...
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