We’ve been independently researching and testing products for over 120 years. If you buy through our links, we may earn a commission. Learn more about our review process.

11 Best Claw Clips for the Cutest (and Easiest) Hairstyles

Even thin, thick and curly hair types can adopt the '90s accessory.

ghi best claw clips
courtesy

We're no stranger to '90s beauty and fashion trends making a comeback (looking at you bucket hats and hair scrunchies), but that's not to say we wouldn't mind leaving a few (read: butterfly hair clips and pencil-thin eyebrows) in the past ... Still, there's one nostalgic hair trend that's made perhaps the most effortless transition back into the mainstream: Claw clips, the one-stop-shop for a chic and easier-than-ever updo. What's more, they feel much gentler on hair than say, a traditional hair tie.

A nice change from ubiquitous high ponytail fatigue and loose messy buns, claw hair clips offer a more structured and modern take, despite its blast from the past. Simply twist hair up and clamp the clip on, or you can also use smaller sizes for a half-up 'do or to pull back bangs or shorter pieces. However you choose to sport them, know your style will be locked in place, as these hair accessories typically keep a trusty hold on hair. Ahead, we've cut down the clutter to find the cutest claw clips for any hairstyle or hair type, including thin hair and thick hair; as well as small, medium and large size; plus more:

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
1
Best Overall Claw Hair Clips
J.Crew
Rounded Open-Sided Hair Clip
J. Crew
2
BEST VALUE CLAW CLIPS
Goody
Hair Classics Women's Medium Claw Hair Clip
Goody
Now 15% off
3
BEST CLAW CLIPS FOR THICK HAIR
TOCESS
Big Hair Claw Clips
Tocess
Now 33% off
4
MOST STYLISH CLAW CLIPS
Emi Jay
UO Exclusive Big Effing Claw Clip
5
MOST POPULAR CLAW CLIPS ON AMAZON
Revlon
Strong Hold Hair Claw Clips
Revlon
6
BEST LARGE CLAW CLIPS FOR THICK HAIR
Prettyou
Large Hair Clips (2-Pack)
PrettyYou
Now 13% off
7
BEST CLAW CLIPS FOR THIN HAIR
WILLBOND
Large Metal Claw Clips
Willbond
8
MOST STURDY CLAW CLIPS
Kristin Ess
Claw Clip
Kristin Ess
9
BEST MEDIUM CLAW CLIPS
Kitsch
Metal Hair Claw Clips
Kitsch
10
BEST CLAW CLIPS FOR CURLY HAIR
Pattern
Hair Clip
Pattern Beauty
11
BEST SMALL CLAW CLIPS
Goody
Small Basic Half-Claw Clips
Goody
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below