Easy Claw Clip Hairstyle Tutorial

5 Materials
10 Minutes

When you need something quick, but still well put together, this slicked-back claw clip look is the right choice! Let me show you how to do it.

Tools and materials:

  • Styling cream or gel
  • Comb
  • Brush
  • Claw clip
  • Hair clip
Separating front-framing pieces

1. Separate front-framing pieces

Separate the front-framing pieces on both sides of your head. 

Clipping hair

Clip them together for now, just so they’re out of your way.

Pushing hair back

2. Use styling cream to push your hair back

This is a slicked-back look, so you’ll need a styling cream or gel to tame back those pesky flyaways and give your hair some hold.

Rake it through your hair, so it flows backward.

Slicking back hair

3. Slick back your hair

Use a brush to slick your hair back into a ponytail, flattening it the best you can.

Make sure there aren’t any odd bumps or waves.

Twisting ponytail

4. Twist the ponytail

Wrap the tail of your hair around your finger a couple of times to thoroughly twist it, and then press it against the back of your head.

Adding claw clip

5. Place the claw clip

Place your claw clip against the base of the twisted ponytail.

Make sure to squeeze both sides of the clip in to better secure it.

Fanning hair

6. Fan out the hair

Fan out the hair pieces at the top until you achieve your desired look.

Easy claw clip hairstyle

Easy claw clip hairstyle

Release your front-framing pieces from the clip, and you’re done! This slicked-back claw clip is perfect for no-wash days or busy early mornings.

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Suggested materials:
  • Styling cream or gel
  • Comb
  • Brush
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