curlyinthefog -- do these clips have a good, non-slip hold?

they are pricey, but i'm eyeing the heart ones for my granddaughters. and, i could see myself buying one for me, nice to have one clip that would totally 'do the job.' i bookmarked it for possible future purchase.
Originally Posted by rbb
They hold really well. I have thick hair (5" pony) and a 3" barrette will hold a half-up for me, and that's asking a lot. A French-back barrette will hold more hair, but for my hair at least they're too damaging so I won't wear them.
3a/b, F, normal porosity

Wash with either Suave Tropical Coconut, As I Am, or CJ Daily Fix
Condition with STC or Yes to Blueberries and detangle with Denman, rinse very lightly (baptismal rinse)
Add LAL gel, either Sport or Wet Look, scrunch with flour sack towel, and plop
Diffuse 5 minutes, then air dry