Mum spends $1.2K to keep up with partying daughter


This mother and daughter duo are nothing like your regular family, in fact, the pair are often seen partying in nightclubs together.

Louise, 42, is so inseparable with daughter Ellie, 22, that she spends a fortune just to keep up with her.

Louise and Ellie Smith are often mistaken for sisters. Source: Caters

Spending AUD$1.2K on her looks, the mum believes that a strict regime keeps her staying young.

Each week, Louise goes to three personal training sessions and adheres to a nutrition plan.

She also uses expensive body and hair products, plus goes to the salon for monthly $97 facial.

Despite their 20-year age-gap, Louise, who works in her own hair salon with her daughter, can’t resist going on nights out in town with Ellie and her friends.

And although her mum constantly steals her new clothes and gets chatted up by people her daughter’s age, Ellie insists she wouldn’t change their bond for the world.

“People always mistake us for sisters and as soon as we say that she’s my mum no one believes us,” Ellie said.

“As soon as I was old enough me and my mum [sic] would always go clubbing together and that’s the main time that people realised how alike we look.

“She’s a lot of fun on a night out and really gets into the party mood – even more than me most of the time!

Source: Caters

“While I’m still young enough, I’m going to continue to go clubbing and live my life to the fullest,” Louise said.

“Ellie has always been my mini-me and my best friend, so why wouldn’t we go on nights out and enjoy ourselves together?”

As soon as Ellie turned old enough to go clubbing the duo started embarking on nights out with their mutual work colleagues from the salon.

“We started by going out with the other girls who work in our salon and we realised how much we enjoyed nights out together,” Ellie said.

“But because we both get on really well with each other’s friends, we just started to tag along on each other’s big nights out.”

With additional reporting by Caters


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