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Child invents a no-slip barrette and operates hair-care company |

Gabby Goodwin and her mom, Rozalynn, experienced a pesky difficulty: Even just after watchful styling, barrettes held slipping out of the 5-year-old’s hair. Gabby hated losing bows, and her mother was tired of shopping for replacements. As Rozalynn shared her stress with other moms and dads on social media, the family’s pastor chimed in, suggesting that the Goodwins try making their personal barrettes.

Rozalynn dismissed the thought, but Gabby was intrigued.

“I was super excited,” claimed Gabby, now 14. “I was nagging my mom every single one day about these barrettes.”

Gabby’s persistence persuaded her mom, and they began to deal with the trouble.

“My mother really considered of it as a science challenge,” Gabby reported.

Initial they examined Gabby’s hair bows to see why they were being slipping out. Then they came up with a design and style for a double-experience, double-snap barrette that attaches securely to hair.

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