Flexi-8 hair clips?

I am considering purchasing a Flexi-8 clip, but are they durable? Do they work with curly hair? And most importantly, are they worth the price?
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My hair has a mix of low/med/high porosity, and it's medium textured (some are still fine, though!)

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I have 2 flexi-8's. I love one of them and wear it all of the time and the other I never wear. The one with all metal beads lays nicer in my hair. I use it for 1/2 ups either on top or in the back of my hair. For some reason the black and white one doesn't seem to work as well. I don't know if it's because of the the large curved S in the middle or the type or size of the beads or another reason. But I really do love the metal one.

I just pulled the black and white one out to take a photo and I'm thinking I might give it another try now that my hair is a little longer.

I did have to return one because I chose the wrong size and they didn't give me any problems so you could always return it if you don't like it. Also, I don't remember what it is, but I had found a 10 percent discount code online somewhere. Maybe you can search for one.

Here are a few pics: The 2 flexi-8's, a rear view of 1/2 up and a front view with flexi-8 on top. My hair looks kind of wavy in the second picture but it's actually more of a 3a-b. I guess because I slept on it and re-wet it, it looks wavier. The last is my hair without clip.
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I love them! I had one and I swaer I left it at my aunt's house, but she claims she couldn't find it. whatever.

I have thick 3a hair. too of it in fact. They work great.
They are totally worth the money for me!!!

Posted on another thread:

I love mine!! I have sizes mini through large and use them all for different styles. I only need an X-large now to complete my set. I use a mini to hold back a small portion of hair back out of my face, x-small for less than a half up, small for half ups, medium for ponytail, large for French twist and a variety of styles. There's usually a code on the flexi site for 10% off or buy four get one free...code blue 32088 I believe.
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Thanks, everyone! I finally gave in and bought one! A medium, Tree of Life design! But now I'm anxiously waiting for it to arrive!!!!! I'll post a review in this thread once I receive it!
Curly and PROUD!!!

My hair has a mix of low/med/high porosity, and it's medium textured (some are still fine, though!)

CG since Sept. 2011
Cowash: Vo5/Suave Naturals/Tresemme Naturals*
RO/LI: GVPCB*, Tresemme Naturals*
Low-poo: Shea Moisture Moisture Retention
Stylers: KCKT*, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Honey*

* represents my HGs!!! Finally!!!
I have a bunch of Flexi-8 clips. I haven't worn them in about a year because I was going through my shorter/layered phase, but now I want my hair longer (back to APL, although I never quite got there).

I used the XS for half-ups and the smalls for either ponytails or to hold an updo/bun/twist. I don't have a lot of hair so the small was fine for me for this. When I was a dreamer that my hair would ever look full/healthy at BSL, I bought a very pretty Flexi-8 in a large for what I was hoping would be a nice thick bun when I got to that length. Haven't come close to that length, but I like the flexi too much to part with it although it was worn maybe 2x (and slipped around a lot on me since I didn't have enough hair to fill the pin area).
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I have a bunch of Flexi-8 clips. I haven't worn them in about a year because I was going through my shorter/layered phase, but now I want my hair longer (back to APL, although I never quite got there).

I used the XS for half-ups and the smalls for either ponytails or to hold an updo/bun/twist. I don't have a lot of hair so the small was fine for me for this. When I was a dreamer that my hair would ever look full/healthy at BSL, I bought a very pretty Flexi-8 in a large for what I was hoping would be a nice thick bun when I got to that length. Haven't come close to that length, but I like the flexi too much to part with it although it was worn maybe 2x (and slipped around a lot on me since I didn't have enough hair to fill the pin area).
Originally Posted by Spiralli
What style is the large Flexi? There was one that I was looking for, but it wasn't in stock.
Curly and PROUD!!!

My hair has a mix of low/med/high porosity, and it's medium textured (some are still fine, though!)

CG since Sept. 2011
Cowash: Vo5/Suave Naturals/Tresemme Naturals*
RO/LI: GVPCB*, Tresemme Naturals*
Low-poo: Shea Moisture Moisture Retention
Stylers: KCKT*, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Honey*

* represents my HGs!!! Finally!!!
Okay...here is my review! It's late, I know! But so far, I am LOVING it! It was a little stiff the first couple times I used it, but then it got very flexible, (which kind of freaked me out! Lol!) then I realized that's why it's called a "Flexi"-8! All-in-all, I would buy many more of these clips!
Curly and PROUD!!!

My hair has a mix of low/med/high porosity, and it's medium textured (some are still fine, though!)

CG since Sept. 2011
Cowash: Vo5/Suave Naturals/Tresemme Naturals*
RO/LI: GVPCB*, Tresemme Naturals*
Low-poo: Shea Moisture Moisture Retention
Stylers: KCKT*, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Honey*

* represents my HGs!!! Finally!!!
Okay...here is my review! It's late, I know! But so far, I am LOVING it! It was a little stiff the first couple times I used it, but then it got very flexible, (which kind of freaked me out! Lol!) then I realized that's why it's called a "Flexi"-8! All-in-all, I would buy many more of these clips!
Originally Posted by ElizabethFaith
Do you use the medium to do one ponytail?
Okay...here is my review! It's late, I know! But so far, I am LOVING it! It was a little stiff the first couple times I used it, but then it got very flexible, (which kind of freaked me out! Lol!) then I realized that's why it's called a "Flexi"-8! All-in-all, I would buy many more of these clips!
Originally Posted by ElizabethFaith
Do you use the medium to do one ponytail?
Originally Posted by SpiralSpunk
I wish! Unfortunately, I under-estimated the size of the clip. I simply cannot fit all of my hair into it! But on the bright side, I can still do half-ups. I never liked ponytails anyway; they just stretched out my curls!
Curly and PROUD!!!

My hair has a mix of low/med/high porosity, and it's medium textured (some are still fine, though!)

CG since Sept. 2011
Cowash: Vo5/Suave Naturals/Tresemme Naturals*
RO/LI: GVPCB*, Tresemme Naturals*
Low-poo: Shea Moisture Moisture Retention
Stylers: KCKT*, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Honey*

* represents my HGs!!! Finally!!!
THANK YOU for this thread! I am ordering with the buy 4 get 1 free deal - I am thinking about an XS, S, two mediums and a large. That should have me covered and then I can always return or exchange if the sizing is wrong.
THANK YOU for this thread! I am ordering with the buy 4 get 1 free deal - I am thinking about an XS, S, two mediums and a large. That should have me covered and then I can always return or exchange if the sizing is wrong.
Originally Posted by geekmom
You're welcome! Yes, that is a pretty good deal, and the return policy rocks!!! I'm getting another Flexi-8 clip, but I'm buying it from the Lillarose website this time, to compare! My only problem with the Lillarose website is that they don't have the buy 4 get 1 free deal, they don't have the coupon code, and they add sales tax. Other than that, the customer service and wide variety of clips are amazing!
Curly and PROUD!!!

My hair has a mix of low/med/high porosity, and it's medium textured (some are still fine, though!)

CG since Sept. 2011
Cowash: Vo5/Suave Naturals/Tresemme Naturals*
RO/LI: GVPCB*, Tresemme Naturals*
Low-poo: Shea Moisture Moisture Retention
Stylers: KCKT*, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Honey*

* represents my HGs!!! Finally!!!
I think I overestimated the amount of hair I have!!! I bought xtra small, small, two mediums and a large. I am considering returning the large and one of the mediums for a mini and maybe another small! The medium feels kind of slippy on my ponytail. I have yet to master any of the twisty styles (I just got them today LOL) but I think these will become a staple for me here in humid GA. An attractive option for a ponytail? Yes please!!!
I love mine and get compliments at work about them. I use a small on the ends of my braid instead of an elastic. I use a medium for my half-ups. I use a large for a peacock twist and when I fold my braid under. I use an x-large for other buns and up-do's. I have plans to buy more for Christmas.
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Oh yes! They re worth getting it! I have 3 of them in different sizes and wear them most of time! I'm saving for buying some more!

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