5 Ways to Use Bobby Pins for Bangs
If you have bangs, you know how frustrating it can be when they don’t stay in place. Bobby pins can help keep your bangs in order and add a stylish touch to your hairstyle. Here are five ways you can use bobby pins for bangs.
Create a Side Sweep
If you have long bangs, you can create a side sweep by pulling your bangs to one side and securing them with a bobby pin. This style looks great with a messy bun or a low ponytail. For added hold, use two bobby pins in a criss-cross pattern.
Twist and Pin
For a chic twist on your classic bangs, take a small section of hair from one side of your part and twist it away from your face. Secure the twist with a bobby pin, pushing it up into the twist to keep it in place. Repeat on the other side.
Create a Braided Headband
If you have longer bangs, you can create a braided headband to keep them out of your face. Take a small section of hair from one side of your part and French braid it across your forehead. Secure the end of the braid with a bobby pin behind your ear, and repeat on the other side.
Add Some Bling
Bobby pins aren’t just for holding your hair in place – they can also be a stylish accessory. Look for bobby pins with decorative accents like pearls, rhinestones, or charms. Use them to create a criss-cross pattern in your bangs, or add a bit of sparkle to a sleek ponytail.
Create a Faux Bang
If you’re growing out your bangs, or want to try a new style without committing to a cut, you can create a faux bang with bobby pins. Take a small section of hair from the crown of your head and tease it a bit. Sweep it forward over your forehead and bobby pin it in place underneath your layers.