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Hairagami Review

Updated: August 15, 2016

Bottom Line


  • Can be used in various combinations
  • Cheaper than a professional stylist


  • Requires coordination, patience
  • Doesn't work for all kinds of hair
Our Analysis
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Consumer reviews of Hairagami are equally mixed. Blogger Shannon Nelson of "A Girl's Gotta Spa" says she had no luck getting Hairagami Spring Rings to work after 25 tries and hours of effort. But many users posting on InfomercialRatings.com and Amazon.com say they've had success, while a few others do not. Patience is a must, particularly when first using the product, and according to reviews, some hair types simply won't work with the Hairagami.

Our Sources

Editors of KFVS,

In this undated article, a reporter teams up with a long-haired ballerina named Amy to see if the Hairagami works as advertised. Amy struggles for an hour trying to get the roll-up clips to cooperate and keep her hair in place; in the end, she only manages to style a simple bun and then a ponytail, which she says doesn't feel secure. The experience is clearly uncomfortable for her, and the reporter ultimately gives Hairagami a "D minus."

Soni Sangha,

Soni Sangha, About.com's guide to stay-at-home moms, tries out some Hairagami components with the expectation that she'll have hair just like the models in the commercial. But her results are less than satisfying: "I tried, but I could not get this product to fold, wrap or snap in a manner that would create any style I could leave the house with." She admits that she didn't spend much time trying to get Hairagami to work, and is "not coordinated enough to work on the back of my hair." (Note: ConsumerSearch is owned by About.com, but the two don't share an editorial affiliation.)

Shannon Nelson, April 19, 2008

Nelson tries out Hairagami's Spring Ring but says she had no luck getting this infomercial product to work after 25 tries: "Either the 'knots' on the Spring Rings were getting caught into my hair, not allowing me to twist around my hair further (when there was much more Spring to go), or I'd get it twisted around only to let go and have my hair fall to my shoulders." She does not recommend buying the Hairagami.

Contributors to InfomercialRatings.com,

Of the 10 or so reviews posted here about Hairagami, about half are very positive and the other half equally negative. One satisfied owner points out that the product works best on people who have hair that is "medium length, medium thick, not frizzy, not layered and definitely not freshly washed." Other users -- both satisfied and dissatisfied consumers -- also describe hair types that do or do not work well with Hairagami products.

Contributors to Amazon.com,

Most of the 10 or so reviews of Hairagami posted here are positive; one parent says her 10-year-old daughter has been using Hairagami every day for two years. However, a couple of other users say they simply could not get this product to work at all. Even satisfied users admit, though, that it takes patience in order to learn how to properly use the Hairagami.

"The Shopping Bags",

This article is a brief description of a video segment in which the show's hosts visit a local mall and ask a few young women to try out Hairagami, an infomercial hair-styling product. A couple of teens get good results, but two others don't. The verdict: "The Hairagami works best on people with medium to thin long hair without too many layers. It takes practice and gives a pretty, but casual, look."

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