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bobby pin

n.
A small metal hair clip with the ends pressed tightly together.

[From bob.]

bobby pin

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) US and Canadian and Austral and NZ a metal hairpin bent in order to hold the hair in place. Brit terms: hairgrip or kirby grip

bob′by pin`


n.
a flat, springlike metal hairpin having the prongs held close together by tension.
[1935–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobby pin - a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
hairpin - a double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place
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Then, secure it at the nape of the neck with a few bobby pins.
STEP 5: Continue tucking in the hair until it forms a nice, neat bun, then coming from an upward angle, push bobby pins into where you've just tucked in the hair, and secure as neatly and out of sight as possible.
For this style, I recommend using bobby pins that are similar to your hair colour and don't forget to use hairspray to keep the hair in place.
One spin pin can do the work of 20 regular bobby pins in your bun.
Starting with a loose ponytail at the nape of the neck, roll hair up under the hair and tie, then secure with bobby pins.
Have a few bobby pins at the ready and start by taking a small section of your ponytail and begin to twist it.
Bows, barrettes, bobby pins and headbands can also be decorated with textiles and sold to raise funds for your art program.
And, on my 80th incredible birthday he gave me a beautiful Hermes box full of clothespins, bobby pins, stick-um tape, Band-Aids and other things equally useless with the message "Your Own Private Plastic Surgery Kit.
Cotton-tipped swabs, bobby pins, keys or sharp pointed objects should never be used for ear cleaning.
Bobby pins also are a great, quick way to help pin down the stubborn pieces.