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

I've gotten my routine down to the bare essentials, finally
Wash: Suave Tropical Coconut
Leave-in: Suave Everlasting Sunshine, detangle with Denman brush
Gel: LAL Sport or Wet Look
Scrunch with flour sack towel, plop 10 minutes, air dry
Refresh with either plain water or Suave/water mix