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9 Bobby Pin Hacks That Will Totally Change How You Style Your Hair

Chances are, you're not really using them correctly.
Screengrab: Eva Chung/YouTube

Screengrab: Eva Chung/YouTube

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Bobby pins are among the most basic of beauty tools. You've probably used them since you were a child. But chances are, there are still some ways you might not be utilizing them to their fullest potential. Thats where this tutorial from beauty vlogger Eva Chung will come in handy. In just a few minutes, she breaks down nine different tips, tricks and hacks for making the most of those tiny little hair pins. 

Simple though they may be, Chung's insights — from the importance of creating an "X" shape to the miracles of a little bit of hairspray — just might change the way you style your hair. So study up and then wave goodbye to bad hair days.

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