All of us wish we had hair like the gorgeous models posing on the front page of beauty magazines. Hair is the most important beauty asset of any individual. Our tresses make up for sixty percent of our overall personality. Hair styling is the art and science of styling the hair to get the perfect look. We all style our tresses to change the way we look. People braid, dye, straighten, curl, highlight and cut their hair in an attempt to make it look beautiful. Nowadays, it is very common to find people going to hairdressers all the time.
Hairstyling tools play an important part on enhancing any hairstyle or cut. There are various devices and accessories that can be used to style your tresses which include ribbons, barrettes, hairdryers, crimpers, serums, gels, hair sprays, hair pins and clips etc. These accessories and tools add to the charm of gorgeous hairstyle and enhance them all the more.
Hair pins and clips remain the most popular accessories that are used for styling the hair ever since our elementary school days. They play an important role in sectioning and securing the tresses while setting and for holding it up. Most pins have uniform tipped plain ends with non –reflective finishes. They are difficult to notice in the hair and are made of stainless steel, metal or plastic. They come on a wide range of colors and designs. Some pins with crystals and beads studded in them are also available which look great when worn on formal occasions like the prom, wedding, dinner etc. Some designers have also launched pins in silver and gold with real diamonds and pearls studded on them.
Hair pins and clips keep your hair in place and prevent it from falling on your face every now and the, They can be used for adding spark to a stylish up-do or for simple making your tresses look neat and organized.
Types of hair pins and clips:
Double prolonged clips: These are the most commonly used accessories for making pin or barrel curls. The secure the curls and are great for all upswept hairstyles.
Heavy pins: these are made of solid metal and come in either wavy or straight shapes. They are great for securing rollers when designing an up-do hairstyle.
Fine pins: These delicate pins are used for dressing the tresses. They tend to bend out of shape and are used to secure small amounts of hair.
Sectioning clips: They are longer than other clips and have a single prong. They are used to hold the hair while working on it or styling it with other pins.