25 Hair Clip Looks That You Must Try Now

Bored with your hair? Adorn it with hair clips! Here are pretty hair clip hairstyles that you can use as pegs. 

A hair clip is one of the easiest things to accessorize your hair with. Just literally clip it into your hair, and you’re done! Hair clips also come in different shapes and sizes, and there’s bound to be a design that suits your personality.

Hair clips are also super hot right now. In fact, mixing hair accessories is one of hair trends that are so in. You might have a bunch from when you were a teen, and you kept them in your drawer when they went out of fashion. Now, it’s time to bring them out! You can even use bobby pins to whip up crazy looks. Check out these hairstyles to know the different ways you can wear your hair accessories.

1. Curly Center Part Hairstyle

Hair clip hairstyles: Asian woman with long dark brown hair with hair clips wearing a blue cardigan outdoors
Look extra girly with a long, bouncy down ‘do and cute hair clips.

Flaunt your long hair in a down ‘do together with hair clips by sporting the curly center part hairstyle. Just curl the tips of your hair, then put a couple of hair clips to form an X on both sides of your head. Very easy, right?

2. One-Sided Hair Clip on Layered Hair

Asian woman with mahogany hair and hair clip hairstyle smiling
Put your clip on the side with less hair and scrunch your tresses. Credit: Michelle Pedron

Got a side part? Put a hair clip on one side, and if you have layered hair, scrunch your locks to help define your layers. It’s a great way to make a casual ‘do more chic.

3. Twin Braids with Hair Clips

Asian woman with two braids and hair clip wearing a white top
Adding clips to your braids helps keep tiny hair in place. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Add more personality to your two braid hairstyles by jazzing them up with hair clips. You can also go for colored bobby pins and arrange them in a criss-cross fashion above your braids. Cute, right?

Editor’s tip: Keep your hair fragrant all day long by washing it with Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Shampoo. It also helps make your hair smooth and easier to style. 

4. Wavy Short Hair

Asian woman with cute hairstyle for short hair wearing a printed jacket and smiling
Hair clips make for an instant cute hairstyle for short hair. Credit: Natasha Estelle

You can also create a wavy hairstyle with hair clips to spice up your everyday look. Just curl your hair outwards from your face using a curling iron to make big curls, add cute hair clips, and voila — simple chic ‘do achieved!

5. Symmetrical Clips

Hair clip hairstyles: Closeup shot of a woman with long dark brown hair wearing hair clips
Exude a regal vibe with gold hair clips. Credit: indigitalimages.com

If your hair naturally parts at the center and you don’t want to change it, you can simple comb your hair neatly and add matching clips on either side. Go for this ‘do if you love timeless looks. Make sure you have a bunch of matching hair clips so you can wear different pairs every day.

6. Pin Crown

Asian woman with shoulder-length hair with a bobby pin crown hairstyle wearing a sleeveless top outdoors
This trendy hairstyle can be your day to night ‘do for your medium hair. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Elevate your humble bobby pin. Gather as many as you want and create a bobby pin crown. You can form several triangles or squares that go from one side of your head to the other, or you can just place the pins randomly on your hair. Nail this look by choosing bobby pins that contrast with your natural hair color.

Editor’s tip: Get sleek and straight hair without going for expensive salon treatments by using Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Straight Conditioner

7. Mix and Match Hair Clips with Bangs

Asian girl is sitting outside and is smiling with a nice hairstyle
Bangs and clips on a straight hair are gorgeous. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Can’t choose from a myriad of clips on your dresser? Why not mix and match them to create your own statement? Simply set your bangs and put three to four different hair clips on one side of your hair. Don’t worry if they don’t have the same color and design because there is beauty in variety.

8. Half Up Space Buns With Hair Clips

Half Up Space Buns With Hair Clips
Style your short or medium-length hair by making space buns and adding hair clips. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Put your clips just above or below your buns to make your ‘do more exciting! To keep your hairstyle from looking over-the-top, choose smaller hair clips or those with minimalist designs to complement your buns.

9. Mix of Pearl Clips

Woman with brown hair wearing pearl clips
Accessorize your long bob with pearl hair clips to create an elegant look. Credit: Rupert Laycock

Gunning for a more elegant look? You can do that with hair clips, too! Clips that are decorated with pearl studs make for great hair accessories for special occasions. You can place just one clip on your hair or wear a few to add more oomph to your look.

10. Bob with Hair Clips

Hair clip hairstyles: Closeup shot of a woman with short dark hair with bangs wearing hair clips
Go for regular trims every three weeks so your blunt bangs fall just above your eyebrows. Credit: indigitalimages.com

A symmetrical look also goes with a bob, especially if you have blunt bangs. Just place the hair clips near your ears so they won’t compete with your fringe, and all elements on your hair are given equal attention. Don’t forget to blow dry your bangs down and straight so they keep to their shape.

11. Floral Hair Accessories

Hair clip hairstyles: Closeup shot of a woman wearing a blue coat with dark hair and floral hair accessories
Flower accessories can add a colorful and quirky touch to your look. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Love spring and summer? Let your hair show it by wearing floral accessories. When you sport this ‘do, make sure that the shapes and colors of your floral hair accessories complement each other. Also, keep your hair sleek, shiny, and straight to give balance to your whole look.

12. Center Parted Medium Hair

Hair clip hairstyles: Closeup shot of a woman with medium-length black hair wearing hair clips
A symmetrical hair clip hairstyles also suit layered hair. Credit: indigitalimages.com

This look is also on trend this year; what more if you add hair clips to the picture. If you have a lob or shoulder-length hair, make sure that it is free from fly aways by blow drying or ironing your locks. Then, finish with a drop of hair serum to add shine.

13. One-Sided Clip Short Hairstyle

Hair clip hairstyles: Closeup street style shot of a woman with medium-length dark hair with one hair clip
Jazz up your lob by wearing a cute hair clip on one side. Credit: indigitalimages.com

You don’t always have to wear hair clips in pairs. A one-sided barrette makes for a simple romantic short hairstyle, especially when you add some waves or texture to your hair. It’s also a quick and easy way to look extra pretty on a regular day, even if you’re just wearing a shirt-and-jeans combo.

14. White Clips on Black Hair

Woman with black hair wearing white clips wearing a coat outdoors
Jazz up your black hair with plain, white clips. Credit: Arianna Sharfman

Want a stark contrast on your hair? If you have naturally black or dark hair, wear white clips. The result is a look that’s part girly, part edgy, and 100% chic.

15. Short Blunt Haircut

Hair clip hairstyles: Closeup shot of a woman with dark hair in a bob wearing hair clips
Brush the tips of your bob inwards to prevent fly aways. Credit: indigitalimages.com

When you think you look plain in your simple blunt bob, add hair clips! You can wear plain ones, or choose barrettes with different shapes for a more playful look. Wearing hair clips can also help you showcase statement earrings, so make sure your hair and fashion accessories complement each other.

16. Slicked Back

Wet hair look pegs: woman with a side part wet hairstyle
Add a chic touch to your look with stylish hair clips. Credit: Shutterstock

When it comes to glam looks, our personal favorite slicked-back hairstyle can use hair clips as an accent. A perfect ‘do for date nights and special events, it goes well with any pretty dress or ensemble you have laid out for the occassion. You can even wear the clips in geometric forms to raise your style notches edgier!

Editor’s tip: Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray on your ‘do to secure its hold all day long.

17. Pixie Cut

Woman with brown pixie cut with hair clips
Look chic and youthful with trendy hair clips on short hair. Credit: Shutterstock

Yup, even the shortest of hair lengths can wear hair clips! It’s also a great trick for taming your growing short hair, especially when it’s at its awkward stage. Just wear them on the side to neatly tuck your hair behind your ear for a sleek, chic hair clip hairstyle.

18. Bedazzled Long Hair

How to mix and match hair clips: a woman with a variety of hair clips on her blonde hair
When it comes to colors and prints, the sky is your limit! Credit: Shutterstock

Who says you can’t go wild with hair clips? We beg to disagree! Mix-and-matching hair clips is a fun take on this trend that we strongly believe we should all try. You can even match it with your quirky outfit for a standout look.

19. Low Messy Bun

How to mix and match hair clips: a woman with mixed and matched pearl hair clips
Your hair clips can also serve as the jewelry perfect for your outfit. Credit: Shutterstock

When you’re having a lazy day, hair clips can effortlessly elevate your ‘do. If you’re due for a formal affair but got no energy to glam up, you can just wear elegant clips on your underdressed hair –say a messy low bun– to match your outfit.

20. Side-Parted Long Hair

Emmy Awards 2019 Best Hairstyles: Jacqueline MacInnes with her side-part long hair
Clip your long hair with a side part for that chic attitude. Credit: Shutterstock

Want to show off your beautiful long hair? Part your hair to the side and accessorize with a hair clip or two for a chic touch. Now the spotlight’s on your long, soft, and bouncy hair!

21. Claw Clip Updo

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Use two claw clips on top of each other to secure extra long hair and extra cool style. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Level up your ‘do with an updo by using claw clips as your hair accessory. Crazy? We say high fashion! Use the black ones so it blends well with your black hair, perfect for an all-black ensemble.

Editor’s tip: For complex updos, a more potent hairspray is a must to give your hairstyle a firmer hold. Use the TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray.

22. Wavy and Long with Metallic Clip

hair clip: girl is facing sideways and has a metallic clip on her hair
Simple but elegant is this hairstyle. Credit: Shutterstock

A low ‘do looks great with a hair clip. Give body to your hair by adding huge waves using a wide-barreled curling wand, then part it in the middle or at the side, depending on how you want it. This look is guaranteed to leave your friends in awe as your beautiful waves bounce with your every move. Choose a clip that is simple to complete the look.

23. Big Snap Clips

Model is facing sideways and is wearing sunglasses and two gigantic pearl clips
Catch attention in a good way with these clips. Credit: Shutterstock

To nail this ‘do, just keep your hair down, part it at the side, and put on two big pearl clips. You can also opt to part it in the middle and put a clip on each side of your hair. It’s a great way to level up a simple dress for an evening romantic date.

24. Low Pinned Wavy Hair

girl's back is show to reveal her leaf metallic hair clip
Your waves look great with this simple hairstyle. Credit: Shutterstock

Give your hair some beautiful loose waves and put your hair accessory just right above your ears. Let the other side of your hair fall to your face for a sense of mystery. Of course, you can also wear this hairstyle to a date or a lazy afternoon at the park.

25. Half Updo with Studded Barrette

back view of model is shown to reveal her metallic clip on a half updo
Do a half updo and clip your hair with a metallic pin. Credit; Shutterstock

Wavy hair is nice to flaunt and wear in a low ‘do. But if you don’t like the feeling of your hair falling all over your face, then, this half updo is the best hairstyle for you. This style looks really cute and feminine because only the hair on your crown is gathered into a half updo, making it look unique yet stylish.

There are actually no hard and fast rules when it comes to wearing these accessories. Whatever works for you is fine, so go ahead and mix and match your favorite pins, clips, and barrettes. Have fun!


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