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Old 10-09-2013, 04:42 AM   #1
 
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While I am still learning how to deal with my hair, there are days that I just don't feel like trying (overslept, tired, ect). On these days I am just twisting all of my hair back and securing with a claw clip. Is this damaging to my hair. If so, what are other options?
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:21 AM   #2
 
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Nah doesn't sound damaging. Spin pins are awesome if you want an alternative.
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Old 10-09-2013, 10:19 AM   #3
 
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Anything loose with a fairly gentle secure - beak clip, Spin Pins for example.
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Old 10-09-2013, 11:07 AM   #4
 
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+1 on the spin pins! I lucked out and found some at the Dollar Tree (they're normally $5-6, so I picked some up. Played with them a bit and went and bought several more packs lol. If you play around with them you can do several styles that don't snag or break hair.
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:45 PM   #5
 
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What are spin pins?
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Old 10-09-2013, 10:10 PM   #6
 
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I love my claw clip, it's not damaging at all! I tried spin pins but my hair is too thick/not curly enough and they come undone
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