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Friday Favorite and a Giveaway

December 21st, 2012

There’s nothing I love more than helping people out, especially friends. I’ve known Beth for many years, we used to be facilitators at a high ropes course together many years ago. She’s the one I got my ducklings from.
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Beth has a little boy and another baby on the way. Earlier this year, she started selling Flexi-clips. Now, I know Beth and know she wouldn’t be selling something she didn’t love. When she asked to do a giveaway on my blog I said SURE. She mentioned that these clips would be perfect for gardeners who want to keep their hair out of their eyes when working.  She should know, she’s got a small farm with all kind of lovely animals and a nice big garden.
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What is a flexi-clip? it’s like a ponytail holder, only better. I’m one to always have my hair pulled back, in fact I keep it long enough just to pull it back, it’s a rare sight to see my hair down. After wearing the flexi-clip for one day I was amazed at it’s staying power. Normally, my hair falls out of it’s ponytail or bun several time a day and I have to redo it. Not the case with this clip, it stayed in all day and there was no tight pony tail headache and no hair snags or knots. It’s so gentle, it has to be much easier on your hair than one of those rubber band ponytail holders which tend to cause breakage and split ends.
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If only you knew how hard it was to take a photo in a handheld mirror of my hair in the bathroom mirror.   Today we’re doing a giveaway for one of these lovely clips, which you’re sure to love as much as I do.  Head on over to Beth’s website and check them out. Use the “go shopping” link in the upper right hand corner to check out what variety of flexi-clips and other things there are. Since I’m a no-frills kind of person, I chose a medium Simple design. They do have ones that are more adorned if you like that sort of thing.
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The flexi-clips also look GREAT – more put together than my usual ponytail holder, something I could definitely use!  I think I’ll have to head on over and order a few different sizes for ponytails and buns. I might have to take advantage of her buy three get one free sale (details below).  If you’d like to see more about her and her family, head on over to her business facebook page. Beth kindly offered to give one flexi-clip away to one of you, simply comment below for your chance to win. Congrats to Lisa at The Cutting Edge of Ordinary for winning.

How would you describe yourself when it comes to hairstyles?

Buy 3 items get 1 free (free item up to $16 value). Buy 3 items through my website, then email me the item you would like for free and I’ll send in the certificate for the free item.

40 Comments to “Friday Favorite and a Giveaway”
  1. Brenda on December 21, 2012 at 5:57 am

    These clips look amazing, the fact that you not end up with a ponytail headache is fab. I’ve never seem them before but love them, I think i will have to get a medium open heart dangle I just have to checkout the international shipping etc xxBrenda

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    • Beth K on December 21, 2012 at 9:08 am

      Brenda, where are you located? Lilla Rose does have limited shipping options, but we could work something out. I would be glad to order the clip you want and ship it to you if needed. :-)

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  2. Mich on December 21, 2012 at 6:30 am

    I’m definitely a pony tail type of gal, gardening, walking the dog, riding the horse… It’s very rare too see with my hair down tho my other half prefers it down…

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  3. Wendy on December 21, 2012 at 8:27 am

    I have four of these. They are wonderful. Especially for myr daughters. It is nice that you don’t need anything but the flexible and they stay and look elegant. I have the princess one and a few others on my wish list. Great product!!!!!!!

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  4. Sherri on December 21, 2012 at 8:55 am

    I’ve been meaning to try those for a while so I’d certainly love to win one! I can’t stand wearing my hair down either… it irritates me to no end!

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  5. kristin @ going country on December 21, 2012 at 8:59 am

    Style? What’s that?

    These days, mostly up, thanks to grabby baby fists. My hair is really, really curly, and having a baby get entangled in it is no good at all.

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  6. Jennifer Fisk on December 21, 2012 at 9:00 am

    Short or retirement age practical.

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  7. Jenny on December 21, 2012 at 9:33 am

    I wash and brush my hair, and that’s about it; no fancy styling, blowdrying, messing with it, etc. I have my mom give me a trim every year or so. When I’m doing something where my hair gets in the way, I pull it up into a ponytail. Once and awhile, when I want to look nice, I do put my hair into a half-up ponytail (yep, that’s about as fancy as I get), and I bet these clips would look really nice for that, and they also sound really good for the ‘getting your hair of your face while you work’ kind.

    I’d also have to see about international shipping to Canada

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    • Beth K on December 21, 2012 at 9:45 am

      Lilla Rose does ship to Canada. :-)

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  8. Chrissy on December 21, 2012 at 9:36 am

    I love Flexi’s! When my hair was longer I wore them. I am now growing back out and can’t wait to be able to wear them again. My hair is very fine and straight. These are great because they don’t fall out! It’s nice too that they come in so many styles and sizes. A win/win for everyone! :)

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  9. Deb on December 21, 2012 at 9:39 am

    I like any of them. Have thick hair but not ure which one would work best. I actually like the one shown aboive. it’s very ncie but not fancy as I’m not a fancy person. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  10. Beth K on December 21, 2012 at 9:48 am
    The sizing video found at this link may be helpful for you to determine which size would work best for you. I know it helped me when I bought my first clip! :-)

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  11. Shawnie on December 21, 2012 at 10:07 am

    I’m always looking for something. Would love to give this a try. Thanks for the chance!

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  12. Melissa on December 21, 2012 at 10:08 am

    I’m a ponytail girl, too. I’ll have to check these out. Suzy, like you, I find myself redoing my hair several times per day because of slippage.

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  13. Johanna on December 21, 2012 at 10:33 am

    I’ve worn my hair in dreadlocks for almost six years now, and while I love the style it’s pretty near impossible to find any sort of hair accessory that can handle my hair! Locks tend to be much thicker and heavier than undreaded hair. I usually just wear them down or tie them around each other, if I want to get fancy. But, based off of the measurements and the sizing video, I’m pretty certain an extra large flexi clip would do the trick! How exciting.

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  14. Andrea on December 21, 2012 at 10:39 am

    I had something similar to this years ago and have been looking for a replacement ever since that one broke.

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  15. Sarah H on December 21, 2012 at 10:46 am

    My hair is shoulder length and fine, and I usually wear it back in a small ponytail.

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  16. Maybelline on December 21, 2012 at 11:17 am

    Used to have long hair in a constant ponytail. Cut my hair short and love it. I received so many compliments.

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  17. Lisa@The Cutting Edge of Ordinary on December 21, 2012 at 11:48 am

    I have thick curly hair and it’s always so hard for me to find a clip to hold it. The ones I do find that fold usually pinch my hair – Ouch! I love the one pictured, I’m a no frills kinda girl too. Thanks for the chance to win one!

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  18. whit on December 21, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    These look great! I especially love any hair doo dads i can find in copper colour (looks awesome in red hair!). I’m one of those people that grows their hair out to their mid back, then gets the wise idea that a short haircut looks better on them. ;). Right now i am growing out what was supposed to be a cut like Amy Adams in Night at the Museum. Made me look more like Ann Frank. Harumph!

    Thanks for the chance to win.

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  19. Jeannine on December 21, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    I would love to try these! I have long hair, but I never have it down unless I’m going out somewhere. These look like they would be really great for working around the yard or house. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  20. Sandy on December 21, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    The clips look wonderful! I always have two braids or a ponytail.

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  21. Jodiana on December 21, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    I so miss the ease of long hair! Im a ponytail kinda person and hate this shorter style I have, just can’t keep it out of my eyes! In the process of growing it out and would love this. I had something like this a long time ago but it got lost :(

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  22. Amy on December 21, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    I babysit 6 different kids ages 6mos to Preschool – can’t wait to try one of these for my early mornings! I might even get my tomboy daughter to try it if they don’t hurt. :)

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  23. Kat on December 21, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    I usually make a ponytail, twist it up, and clip it with a claw. My hair is too thick and heavy for a ponytail, and I can’t stand having hair in my face. These clips look great, would spiff up my look quite a bit.

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  24. Lona on December 21, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    I grew my hair long just so that I could pull it back and out of the way without fussing over a certain style. I am not one to fuss with my hair! These clips look sweet and simple all in one! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  25. Jane on December 21, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    I have been wondering about these for a long while, and would love to try one out. I had something similar, but it had leather straps, and slipped out of my hair every few hours. Thanks for the giveaway, perfect chance to test it out!

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  26. maggiewann on December 21, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    Simple, pulled back in a twist and held with a clip, these look very nice.

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  27. angela on December 21, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    They look amazing I have very long hair . I am a single mom with a full time job and that would be nice to be able to throw hair back but still look pretty.

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  28. Wendy on December 21, 2012 at 11:31 pm

    These look great; I wear my hair in a ponytail 90% of the time.

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  29. Becky on December 22, 2012 at 12:53 am

    My hairstyles don’t involve much style :). At home, usually just a ponytail to keep it out of the way. At work I wear it down, only because a ponytail wouldn’t really fit in with our office culture. But I resent even the minimal time I spend on it. A clip like this might would look much more professional for wearing it up at work. Thanks, I will have to check these out!

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  30. janice on December 22, 2012 at 1:55 am

    My hair is long enough to wear it in a ponytail again this summer. I used to use this kind of clip years ago when I was nursing. I loved them.

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  31. Ellen Finnicum on December 22, 2012 at 2:37 am

    Those clips are really nice! Like the hair out of the eyes!

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  32. Maggy on December 22, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    I’m a bun gal! I really don’t like hair tickling my face so I tie it back nice and tight- which is nearly impossible with a normal hair tie!

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  33. Ashley E on December 22, 2012 at 9:19 pm

    I used to wear my hair up all the time, but I suffer from migraines and I found that the tight ponytails were a big trigger for me. So these clips look amazing to me! I think I will have to purchase some myself. And like you mentioned, I like it when my hair looks put together with minimal effort! Thanks for the chance!

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  34. Kristen on December 23, 2012 at 10:50 am

    I wear my hair up out of my face most days, especially since it I am growing it out and it is in the between stages of growing out.

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  35. Cindi Lou on December 24, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    I am very updo oriented. I love trying new styles and gizmos. With hair past my rear and a ponytail that can bludgeon a man, I like to think it is ideal for upswept fun.

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  36. elizabeth on December 26, 2012 at 12:31 am

    Those flexi-clips look great.

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  37. stacy on December 26, 2012 at 1:36 am

    I’m definitely a ponytail kind of girl.

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  38. RobinL on December 26, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    I’m often a pony tail gal, especially when it’s hot summer or I don’t want to wash my hair. Since my hair straight and a bit silky, these clips sound awesome.

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