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6 Claw Clip Hairstyles Inspo for Your Next Effortless Updo

This '90s favorite is back and it's a total must-have.

You read that right, you’re favorite clip from the ’90s is back. From our favorite influencers to celebrities and models, we’ve seen so many people pop up on our feeds wearing claw hair clips.

Claw Hair Clip Style Inspo

We can already tell, claw hair clips are going to be the go-to updo for spring and summer. They come in a variety of sizes to hold all types of hair, are easy to use, and don’t pull or crease your hair like a hair tie. Keep scrolling for some claw clip style inspo!

1. Face-Framing Pieces of Hair with Claw Clip

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Leave face-framing pieces of hair out of the clip. Photo credit: @adrianarosalyn

Create a more effortless style by leaving face-framing pieces out of the clip. These big hair clips are all about making a hair statement so the bigger, the better. Create the illusion of a fancy updo on a regular day with this look.

2. Leopard Print Claw Hair Clip

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Try a printed clip! Photo credit: @jadekentw

Have fun with this trend by opting for a printed clip! These hair accessories come in so many colors and patterns, so you’re sure to find one you like.

Finish off your style with Bed Head by TIGI Headrush Shine Spray for an extra dose of shine and volume.

3. Twisted Half-Updo

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Use your clip to hold a twisted half-updo in place.

You don’t need to put all of your hair up when wearing a claw hair clip. Try just a half-updo. We love how a twisted look instantly makes your half-updo look more put together. Plus, you don’t need to worry about any pulling or tangles from a hair elastic.

4. Butterfly Claw Hair Clip

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Butterfly clip meets claw clip. Photo credit: @themadenie

When two ’90s trends combine, we’re obviously on board! Play around with the style of your clips and try wearing one with a unique shape. like a butterfly. A quirky hair accessory will make even the simplest hairstyles stand out!

If you want to add more texture for added grip, we love using TRESemmé Dry Texture Finishing Spray.

5. Elegant Clip

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Opt for an elegant style of the clip. Photo credit: @_tiffanywebb

Want to try something that stands out from the typical claw hair clip? Opt for an elegant style like the one above, which instantly elevates your look! The key to a stellar look here is to use a claw clip with open spacing and wire/metal borders to hold in your hair while providing shape.

6. Mini Clip

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Claw hair clips come in a variety of sizes!

Big claw clips are great for holding up all of your hair, but if you’re doing a half-updo sometimes it can be a little too big. This is where a mini clip works best! Use this style to hold smaller sections of hair in place all day. Another great way to add extra hold with hairspray when wearing this look is with TRESemmé Frizz Protect Hair Spray

From thick or thin to solid or printed,  there’s a claw hair clip out there for everyone. Get more hairstyle inspo @allthingshairus.

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