How to Use Bobby Pins to Create Hairstyles

Two Methods:Bobby Pin HairstylesBobby Pin Usage

Hairstyles are something all girls love to work on, what's better than adding bobby pins to your gorgeous locks? Bobby pins can help pin your hair in place. Anyway, let's get started!

Method 1
Bobby Pin Hairstyles

  1. 1
    These materials should help you complete the following hairstyles.
    • Gather Bobby pins
    • A Hairbrush (optional)
    • Hair ties
  2. 2
    • Braid a small section above either side of your part.
    • When finished pin on the same side of your hair with a bobby pin.
    • Different colored bobby pins will make your style POP!
  3. 3
    • Twist a small section from both sides of the way you part your hair
    • Secure the ends of the twists with bobby pins on the back of your head
  4. 4
    • Brush a section on the top of your head
    • The section should be 2 & 12 inch (1.3 cm) wide
    • Pin at least two bobby pins on the section
    • One pin facing right and the other pin facing left, to hold the section securely

Method 2
Bobby Pin Usage

  1. 1
    If you want to use a lot of Bobby Pins to make a statement, try using pins of the same color. AKA- Color Blocking
  2. 2
    Most Bobby pins are used on the back of your head. But... if you want to be really noticed and have a little more attention, place a few pins a little further from your temple


  • All of these hairstyles can be used with your hair down or fancied up.For hair down styles you can crimp, curl or straighten your hair depending on your creative style or you hair type. For hair up hairstyles you can pull you hair into a ponytail, twisted into a bun, or even basic side braids! hopefully this has helped you style your hair for occasions suck as parties, school, dance recitals, talent shows, or homecoming! Good Luck!


  • Be sure not to pull or tighten your hair too tight as this can cause strands of hair to break, losing its nourishing strength

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