Inspiring Ideas on How to Use Bobby Pins

Growing up I was always trying to control and tame my curls so I lived with bobby pins in my hair – plain black bobby pins randomly stuck in my hair with no aesthetic value at all.

I wish I had seen all the cool and creative ways people are using bobby pins these days back when I was a teenager!

Here are some of my favourites:


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Hunger Games Katniss inspired pins from ArtIsForAll 


painted bobby pins from

Painted bobby pins from FreePeople

Triangular pin layout from MuchoMuchoBuenoBueno


emma stone

Emma Stone rocking some white pins


from Lucky Magazine

Red bundles of bobby pins from Elle Magazine


A little bobby pin chevron art

Chevron design of pins (this might be my favourite!)


model, here at Cacharel from refinery29

Thick blue pins at Cacharel from Refinery 29



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Christine is a frequent contributor to our blog and has a love for design, crafts, and all things hair. In her free time Christine can be found gardening, backpacking and mountain biking. She's still searching for a good backpacking hair style!

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