Hair Clip Hairstyles: Chic Looks with Hair Clips You Can Cop Now

All Things Hair Team | 16 October 2019

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

Hair clips are super hot right now. In fact, mixing hair accessories is one of hair trends that are so in this 2019. You might have a bunch of hair clips 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 hair clip hairstyles to know the different ways you can wear your hair accessories.

Try These Hair Clip Hairstyles

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?

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2. 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:

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.

3. 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.

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4. 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:

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.

5. 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:

Love spring and summer? Let your hair show it by wearing floral accessories. This look was even spotted at the Paris Fashion Week last January.

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.

6. 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:

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.

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7. 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:

You don’t always have to wear hair clips in pairs. A one sided clip can make 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.

8. 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:

When you think you look plain in your simple blunt bob, add hair clips! You can wear plain ones, or choose clips 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.

9. 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!

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10. 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.

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. 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!

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14. 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!

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15. 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:

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.

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Hair clips aren’t just for kids and teens. Even women like you can wear them anytime you like, especially if you want to rock these chic hair clip hairstyles. There are actually no hard and fast rules when it comes to wearing hair clips. Whatever works for you is fine, so go ahead and mix and match your favorite pins, clips, and barrettes. Have fun!

Next read: Experimenting with different looks? Check out these hippie hairstyles. They bring loads of fun and personality to your look. You might just find your signature ‘do. 


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