Visible Bobby Pins: All The Cool Kids Are Doing It

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It's a great time to be a bobby pin. These handy little hair tools are truly having a moment — not just for their function, but for their form, too. Appearing on both red carpets and runways, having visible bobby pins is the coolest new way to dress up your 'do.
So, whether you're sticking them in your hair just for the sake of it or using pins to create modern, edgy shapes, don't worry about concealing them within your locks. Let them shine in the spotlight — the more, the better.
Click though for some bobby pin-spiration, and let us know if this is a trend you can get behind.
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This is a great way to have fun with a bob — just slick your hair back and secure the pins in a line of X's around your head.
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The slicked-back bobby-pin look works on long hair, too — section your hair and then stack the pins horizontally for a super-modern vibe.
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Then, there's the more classic route — a few well-placed pins add a touch of glamour.
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Tuck your hair behind your ears and stack the bobby pins along your hairline.
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This chevron pattern made with larger pins gets an A+ from us.
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Growing out your hair? Stuff it full of bobby pins and you'll never have to go through that awkward phase. Also, instant statement style!
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Bobby pins can also be used to hold a baby bob out of your face. Just pin, pin, and pin...
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As if this haircut wasn't edgy enough, the bobby pins add that extra dollop of cool.
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