You’ve played with bobby pins since you were a child. If you were anything like me, you pretended you were a stylist for a princess and stuck at least 100 pins into your hair to make it look as Disney perfect as you could. You braided and curled, straightened and teased until your tresses took on some form that could appease your needs. In the end, you were either a genius and took a hundred pictures of your masterpiece or gave up with a disappointed sigh, knowing you’ll never make it as a coiffeur. Discover some of the coolest bobby pinned hairstyles that popular celebrities and It girls have sported, showing off the versatility of these simple hair accessories.
Hairstyles with bobby pins are very common as they provide the means to hide your tools in your work, making the hairdo seem as natural to the human form as possible. There are designs and “how-to” features for every taste and personal style, whether you are simply being lazy, want to spruce up a ponytail or create an elaborate wedding design. After all, bobby pins are but simple tools that can achieve so much by way of the hair fashion industry.
Emma Stone’s Bobby Pinned Waves
Emma Stone could not have looked more captivating than with an elaborate pattern of bobby pins to one side, keeping her waves lovely as always. It’s a sweet schoolgirl type look that should find itself creeping into the styles of young girls everywhere.
Kirsten Dunst’s Textured Bobby Pinned Hairstyle
Kirsten Dunst keeps her longer strands out of her face with pins matching the color of her platinum blonde hair. It’s practical to say the least and gives her wind-swept waves a subtle touch of elegance. We can’t help but appreciate the difference a simple addition to one’s hair can make, particularly when somewhat camouflaged.
Kate Mara’s Bobby Pinned Short Hairstyle
Zigzag black bobby pins on short hair, stitched across the nape of the neck, looks absolutely breathtaking. It’s easy, it’s fun and it’s perfectly adorable. We love the look completely! Kate Mara rocks the style with her side part and slight flip outwards in her short straight hair.
Simple Side-Swept Hair With a Bobby Pin
Placed at eye level, the allure of the single pin is astounding. It frames the face while giving the look more depth, the single piece doing wonders to attract the gaze.
Emma Watson’s Sleek Side-Swept Hair With Bobby Pins
Emma Watson sports an interesting arrow-like design with bobby pins placed for added effect, while her hair is side-swept in an equal side-part. The shiny pieces may match her hair colour, but they are simply perfect for subtle enhancement of her look.
Diane Kruger’s Elaborate Bobby Pinned Hairstyle
Garnering attention is also Diane Kruger’s use of multiple pins in assortment around her hair, giving the side-swept look an intriguing factor. Rather reminds us of childhood experiments with the items, that either resulted in failed attempts or sheer perfection.
Photos courtesy of Zimbio
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