Try the ribbon elastic style. they're very comfortable and stretchy! I buy mine on etsy but I've been seeing them recently at target. Here's a sample of what they look like.

Pixie in Pumps: Review: Goody Ouchless Ribbon Elastics
2C/ Coarse/ Normal porosity/ SW Florida/ Salt & Pepper
Cleanse: AIA cowash, TJ Tea Tree Condish
Condish: JC Too Shea, Tresemme Botanique
Stylers: flax/okra gel or KCCC + CJ PP or JC Spiralicious
Experimenting with Got2B Ultra gel and loving it so far!