Have you ever spent your morning styling your daughter’s hair with beautiful barrettes only for them to go missing by the afternoon? Luckily, one 10-year-old has a solution for that thanks to Gabby Bows.
Gabrielle Goodwin of South Carolina created a double-face, double-snap clip designed to secure the ends of braids and twists.
The young entrepreneur came up with the idea after she and her mom, Rozalynn Goodwin, noticed that her bows would never stay put. So the duo went to work on an invention.
After thinking of the master plan and successfully campaigning on Kickstarter to raise $28,000, the two were able to place their creation in 48 states and eight countries.
“We have never lost a bow,” Gabrielle wrote on her website. “My mommy and I solved the age old problem.”
The 5th grader isn’t just an inventor, she’s also a philanthropist. She hosts “GaBBY Play Dates,” where she teaches girls in local shelters about entrepreneurship.
Want to learn more? Take a look at her commercial below, and visit her official site.