How to keep a decorative comb in my hair

I bought this gorgeous decorative comb on Etsy:
http://ny-image2.etsy.com/il_fullxfull.166132366.jpg
(it's only the larger flower)

PROBLEM: I can't seem to get the thing to stay in my hair. If I pull my hair back really tight it stays in great, but I was hoping to wear it with my hair down. Either the comb falls out, or my mass of hair falls overtop of it. I've tried securing with bobby pins but it doesn't seem to help (the comb just falls out with bobby pins attached).

Any suggestions appreciated!

Type: 2b/3a, fine, thick, med. porosity
Hate: My frizzy, curl-less canopy
Love: My natural hair colour

Still fine-tuning my routine.
Cleansers: GTTT Shampoo, ACV rinse, Deva Low Poo
Co-wash: Down Under Naturals Conditioner, GTTT Conditioner
Styling: KCKT & KCCC
Want to Try: KCCC & BHRG Combo,
Looking For: Good protein treatment & DT

Comments

  • CurliLocksCurliLocks Posts: 10,573Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    Try back-combing it in. You insert it going the opposite way (from the backside too), combing some hair into it, then reverse it (to the correct side) and shove it back through. Does that make sense? :-| You would comb it upward, then turn it downward. HTH
    SF Bay Area, CA * "The Angel-Goddess-Guru of Haircoloring" :D
    3b/c/a mix. medium texture, low porosity
    My Motto: Strand Test! some hair pics
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