Just twist it around your hair the same way you would to seal a bag, then wrap the loose ends around to conceal them. It might seem goofy, but no one will be able to tell the difference. Besides, they won't tear your hair out like a rubber band, will work on any texture or thickness, and are just about ubiquitous. In fact, if your hair is hard to hold in clips or bands for styling, try substituting a twist tie; everything will stay exactly as it should.
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