Hair Clip Types
Which Hair Clip is Right for Your Princess?We have 4 hair clip options, each one uniquely designed for various amounts of fine hair. We are confident that our clips will work much better than traditional clips found at the store, and even others found in boutiques. After all, fine hair is our specialty!
Baby ClipRecommended hair type: Fuzz through short, fine, wispy hair
Size: Clip measures 1 1/4" long, 3/8" wide.
Detailed Description: Our tiny metal baby clip is a unique design, and has a tight hold for the tiniest amount of short, sparse, and infant fine hair. Near-baldies™ can wear this clip! If she has never been able to wear a bow before, this is the clip to try! This clip is not just for peach fuzz. Short, baby fine hair works beautifully with this clip at various lengths, especially if it is wispy. It is very lightweight, so she likely won't even notice it on her head. This clip is small, so it does not hold a lot of hair, or heavy bangs. As she gets older and her hair thickens, this clip can also be used over a rubberband. This is also a super-cute clip to tame fly-aways from pigtails or a ponytail.
Photos with our Baby Hair Clip (click images to enlarge and view notes):
Tips for Clipping a Baldie:If your little one has peach fuzz, like some of our little customers pictured above, you may find these tips helpful.
- With the clip open, put your pointer finger and index finger on either end of the clip, on the top.
- Place your thumb on the bottom, in the center but on the edge closest to you, where the prong is opened.
- Look for a patch where it seems like it has the most hair, clumping it together if you can.
- Slide the open prong under the tiny hairs, keeping the prong directly on top of the scalp, as close to the base of her fuzz as you can.
- Here is the important part, and why I have your fingers placed where they are. To close it, push down with your top fingers, and keep the clip in place with your thumb. You are actually pushing down on your thumb, not on your little one's head. This way, you are not lifting the clip to close it (thus moving the clip away from the base).
Velvet Gator ClipRecommended hair type: Very versatile clip, holding less than 2 inches, as well as large amounts of fine hair.
Size: Clip measures 1 3/4" long, 3/8" wide
Detailed Description: This clip is fully ribbon lined (top and bottom prong), with top quality, special ordered velvet ribbon. The velvet ribbon makes an exceptional difference in how well this clip holds. These are NOT comparable to other ribbon lined alligator clips you may have tried--they work so much better! The velvet fills the gaps of the alligator clip, causing great friction and a super-tight hold. If she has around 1 1/2" or more of fine hair, this is our favorite option. This truly is a very versatile clip for many lengths of fine hair.
Please note: Unless otherwise noted, all items are pictured on our baby clip, which is the smallest of our clips. Styles with the Velvet Gator clip may show more of the matching ribbon-lined clip, depending on the size of the flower/bow.
Photos with our Velvet Gator Hair Clip (click images to enlarge and view notes):
Toddler ClipRecommended hair type: Minimum 2 inches of fine hair
Size: Clip measures 1 1/2" long, 5/8" wide
Detailed Description: This is a larger version of our baby clip, designed for 2 inches of hair or more. It is light weight, and great for fine hair. This medium sized snap clip is fully lined for exceptional hold of those longer wisps. It also works beautifully clipped over a rubberband. This clip holds more hair than our baby clip, and is versatile as her hair starts to thicken.
Please note: Unless otherwise noted, all items are pictured on our baby clip, which is the smallest of our clips. Styles with the Toddler Clip may show more of the matching ribbon-lined clip, depending on the size of the flower/bow.
Photos with our Toddler Hair Clip (click images to enlarge and view notes):
French ClipRecommended hair type: Thicker amounts of big girl hair.
Size: Clip measures 50mm long (unless otherwise stated), 3/8" wide
Detailed Description: Our French Clip is actually made in France. There is a tremendous difference in quality between French "style" clips, and real French clips. Real French clips are 3x more expensive than their imitations, but this quality is very important to us. Real French clips are much sturdier, and are made to last. (French style clips that are not actually French made often work fine in the beginning, but stop clasping shut after minimal use and are not fixable. Real French clips do not fall apart like this. Make sure it says "Made in France", like ours do.)
Please note: Unless otherwise noted, all items are pictured on our baby clip, which is the smallest of our clips. Styles with the French Clip may show more of the matching ribbon-lined clip, depending on the size of the flower/bow.