I *think* this is a ponytail holder? The material for the band is weird -almost feels like rubber. It definitely will not slide out of your hair or loosen, so may it would work for someone with really fine hair. I have pretty normal hair and I did not like the way it felt in my hair. Almost sticky, so it kind of pulled my hair and was uncomfortable. The one time I wore the band, the metal piece on it fell off immediately .