10 Popular & Scary Teen Trends

riding a carWhen it comes to pushing boundaries, teens are the masters. It's as if anything that their parents wouldn't want them to do is automatically 20 times more attractive. With that said, it'll never cease to amaze me the crazy things that teens do because, well, everyone else is doing it.

We've laughed about some of the latest teen trends like milking, owling, and batting. Unfortunately, not all trends have funny potential, and as a parent, it's important to know what kinds of things your kid (or their friends) could be doing.

Check out our list of 10 dangerous teen trends, here:

Have you heard of all of these trends?

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Holly Stokes

I know I'll be relieved if I find pot in my kids room. There's so much stupid, dangerous stuff that kids are doing these days. Smoking cigarettes and drinking is more dangerous then a lot of drugs. Cocaine will just make them clean their rooms and excel at sports lol. Of course I'm being sarcastic with that last one. But seriously, bath salts? Synthetic marijuana? Smoking Nutmeg? I'm SMDH over how stupid these kids are getting. Please God, if my kids are ever curious just steer them towards some good ol' fashioned Mary Jane! 

Vegeta Vegeta

XD did an old lady high on fox news and chain e-mails write this? I was a teenager this century and work with teenagers daily, and just because these things happened a few times dosent mean teens everywhere are doing it. Planking and the cinnamon challenge were popular like 2 and 4 years ago. Now your stupid if you still do it. The rest of that crap is crap.

Kediset Kediset

I've used bath salt a few times before... in a bath that is. But anyways, it made me feel kindda sick =/

and I confess in the last one I was confused at the mention of Smarties, thinking of the chocolate ones and not the ones mentioned here. I've seen 'em before and had 'em but I had no idea they shared the same name o-o

Sweet... SweetMelancholy

How many times is the stir going to write this article? Just because you slightly change the title doesn't make the list any different. I swear this list pops up every couple months.

mrsbj... mrsbj2010

"Bath salts" aren't literally bath salts that you buy from the store to take a bath in. "Bath salts" are just the street name for the drug. This lady obviously didn't do any research for this article.

kisse... kisses5050

robo-doping--- using over the counter cough medicine in large doses, taking apart peoples air condintioners outside the house to access the coolient and huffing it--whiteout...sharpie markers..


Nudema Thompson

That only happens because of poor leadership skills. Parents not showing them the love that they need to survive Peer pressure.

nonmember avatar Maggie

I asked my teen to look at this and she said she's heard of all of it except for the I-Dosing, and has seen people do some of these, especially the cinnamon challenge, the smartie "smoking", and planking.

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