How to Create a Bobby Pin Hair Crown in 8 Steps

All Things Hair Team | 24 April 2019
Bobby pin hair crown: Closeup shot of an Asian woman with bobby pins on her dark shoulder-length hair smiling outdoors
10 minutes Style Easy

Look chic and trendy with a bobby pin hair crown. Read on to learn how to create this ‘do. 

Hair clips and bobby pins are so uso right now. You see women wearing these hair accessories in different shapes and sizes. Even bobby pins are being given more attention. They no longer act as mere supporting accessories to a hairstyle, like holding stray hair strands in place in a bun. Some even come in a different color! Now is the perfect time to be creative with bobby pins, and we’re here to show you a pretty hairstyle you can work on: the bobby pin hair crown. Read on to learn how.



8 Steps to Make a Bobby Pin Hair Crown



1

Prep hair

Wash your hair with DOVE Intense Repair Shampoo and DOVE Intense Repair Conditioner to help repair damaged strands while making your hair smooth and manageable. 

 

Bobby pin hair crown: Asian woman spraying heat protectant on her shoulder-length dark hair and smiling
2

Protect from heat

Spritz TONI&GUY Heat Protection Mist on your hair to guard it against damage from heated styling tools. 

 

Bobby pin hair crown: Asian woman clipping the top section of her dark shoulder-length hair and smiling
3

Divide and conquer

Divide your hair into two horizontal sections. Gather the top section and clip it so you can work on the lower section first in the next step. 

Bobby pin hair crown: Asian woman ironing her dark shoulder-length hair wearing a mustard-colored top
4

Go straight

Straighten the lower section of your hair using a flat iron. Work on your hair one small section at a time. Comb your hair as you iron to make your hair smooth and tangle-free. Continue until all sections of your hair have been straightened. 

Bobby pin hair crown: Closeup shot of hands of an Asian woman spraying hairspray on a bobby pin
5

Time to spray!

Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray on your bobby pins to give them extra grip. This way, you’ll keep your bobby pins in place when you put them on your hair.

Bobby pin hair crown: Closeup shot of an Asian woman putting bobby pins on her dark hair
6

Pin it!

Start putting a bobby pin at eye level on one side of your hair. Put the next pin, letting it cross over the first one. Create Xs as you place the bobby pins on your hair. 

Bobby pin hair crown: Closeup shot of an Asian woman putting pins on her dark hair and smiling
7

Just keep pinning

Continue placing bobby pins and creating Xs with them from one side of your hair, going through the back, and all the way to the other side. 

Bobby pin hair crown: Side view of an Asian woman with bobby pin hair crown on her dark shoulder-length hair and smiling
8

Pretty in pins

Time to show off your bobby pin hair crown! This hairstyle can glam up your casual look in just a few minutes. It’s both quirky and girly; you can even play with different shapes! The bobby pin hair crown can also be your go-to party hairstyle when you’re in the mood to hit the clubs on a Saturday night. 

Get the products you need for this hairstyle by using the following links:
DOVE Intense Repair Shampoo
DOVE Intense Repair Conditioner
TONI&GUY Heat Protection Mist
TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray



More Ways to Wear Hair Clips



In love with hair accessories? Here are other ways to wear them.

1. The Side Sweep

Short hairstyles for Filipinas: Closeup profile shot of Laureen Uy with short dark hair wearing a pink coat
Adorn your side sweep with chic bobby pins or clips to make it more stylish. Credit: Melodie Jeng

Make this trendy hairstyle look sleek and polished by placing a pin on one side of your hair. If you have a blunt bob or lob, the Side Sweep is perfect for you. Nail this ‘do by keeping your hair free from frizz and flyaways.

2. Curly side part hairstyle

Blow dry your hair: Asian woman with long dark hair with hair clips wearing a dress outdoors
Let your cute hair clips be the cherry on top of a perfectly blow-dried hair.

Got long hair? Go for the curly side part hairstyle. Jazz up a simple down ‘do with cute hair clips. Curl the tips of your hair as well to create bounce and movement. Wear this hairstyle and look stylish on an afternoon coffee date or if you’re off to see a movie with your friends.

3. Hair clip medley

Street style hair inspiration: Woman with long straight blonde hair wearing hair clips and a brown jacket outdoors
Make sure your hair clips have the same shape or color when mixing and matching. Credit: Melodie Jeng

You can also combine different hair clips and bobby pins in one hairstyle. Just make sure they have similar shapes or colors so your ‘do looks put together. There are no rules set in stone when going for a hair clip medley. You’re free to place the clips whichever way you want. Be creative!

Now that you know how to create a bobby pin hair crown, it’s time to make your own! Create more fab looks out of the simplest of hair accessories and let the results surprise you. Happy hairstyling!

Next read: Do you often blow dry or iron your hair? Make sure you don’t forget to prep your hair and guard it against heat. Here’s how to choose the right heat protectant spray for you.