Is This Popular 80s Hair Accessory Making a Comeback?

Mandy Sims
by Mandy Sims

Do you remember the banana clip from the 80's?


Before the popular claw clip and the butterfly clips from the 90s' there was the beloved banana clip. A banana clip is a concave U-shaped accessory with two plastic sides that come together in the middle with stretchy teeth that hold the hair in place. To use a banana clip for a ponytail, you merely unhinge one end of the clip, the whole thing takes about thirty seconds.


Well the banana clip is making it's comeback so I thought it would be great to do a tutorial.


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Open the clip at the end

Put it under all your hair (or some people flip their head)

Snap the clip back closed



What do you think? Is the banana clip making a come back? Do you want it to? Let me know your thoughts!


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  • Tonya J Tonya J on Dec 20, 2023

    Being a child of the 80s, we wore the banana clips on a regular basis! so just the other day I was thinking hey we need to bring the banana clip back!! So happy to see one..

  • Diane Miholovich Diane Miholovich on Feb 09, 2024

    Love banana clips, but can't find a good one for fine hair. Any ideas??

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