Whether you're straight from the gym, nursing a second-day blowout, or looking for an easy way to dress up your hair, bobby pins are this summer's $2 hair miracle workers. Check out the pretty styles that will have you pinning, Instagramming and talking about the old school hair accessory all season long.
Brush all your hair straight back, then gather loose sections on either side of your face and pull to the back of your head, crossing the right over the left. Pin the right section in place, then continue pinning clockwise with two additional pins.
Original pin by Treasures and Travels from treasuresandtravelsblog.com
A great option for a day two blowout when hair is still soft and straight. Part it deep on one side, allow some your hair to slip down onto your forehead, then tuck one bobby pin into straight back right at eye level.
Original pin by Brooke Walter from dailymakeover.com
After twisting a client's hair into a half up bun, rather than pushing the bobby pins all the way in, stylist Mark Townsend left them out by a half-inch in a cool spiral.
Sweep hair straight back from each side of your forehead, then slide in four bobby pins: One from the left, two from the right, and a final from the left.
Twist hair back on either side of the head, then pin in four bobby pins close together and in a straight line.
Original pin by Callie Simons from thesmallthingsblog.com
Stylist Townsend worked them into Ashley Olsen's high half bun, criss-crossed at the base.
Here, a bit of hair was tied in a loose knot, then pinned in a circle.
Original pin by Select Influencers from ihair-styles.com