Tips and Tricks: How to Bobby Pin a Bun! – KayleyMelissa

Tips and Tricks: How to Bobby Pin a Bun! – KayleyMelissa

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– Hey, everyone! Kayley here! Today we’re gonna talk about
how to bobby pin a bun. This was the most requested video on my last bobby pin video, so today, I’m going all out. I’m gonna show you how to
do five different techniques which you could mix and match to create the strongest buns of your life. Once you’ve watched the video and you’ve tried the techniques, tell me which technique is
your favorite in the comments. After we go through all five, I’m gonna show you some tips and tricks on how to use them. So we have a lot of ground to cover. You’re gonna learn a ton. Let’s get started. So first we have the sewing method. It’s exactly what it sounds like. You just stick a bobby pin
into the base of the bun, and then you sew up and down exactly like you would
sew through something, catching both the bun and
the scalp hair as you go. This technique is great for messy buns because it creates that security without accidentally moving
the shape of the bun. Another way is to place your
pin into the bun at an angle catching the hair on
the outside of the bun. Then keep going down until
the pin touches your scalp. And at that point, you
turn the angle of the pin up slightly from your head and push it the rest of the way. This is almost like making a check sign. I love this for thick hair because of how much hair it grabs. But FYI, make sure not too
start too high on the bun, or you’ll end up changing the shape of it. As long as you start lower down, you’re gonna be good to go. Another similar technique
which is great for messy buns is the corkscrew. For this, you place the
pin at the base of the bun, and make tiny circles
as you push the hair in. This is really similar
to the sewing method, but with circles. This does a really good job of netting the scalp hair
and the bun hair together. And especially on fine hair types, this creates amazing hold. Bouncing off the corkscrew method, we have the lockdown. You do three little
circles of the corkscrew next to your bun, picking
up hair as you go. Then, pin into the bun. Finish by turning the bobby pin a totally different direction. And make sure to stay close
to that bun when you start because things may end
up looking a little funny if you don’t. An easier way to get that
pivot is the bait and switch. What you do is you come
into the bun at an angle, touch the scalp, and then veer
off in a different direction. That pivot works almost like a knot. And at the same time,
you’re sewing together the scalp and the bun hair. I love this method for any kind of bun. And while this works
really great for everyone, it’s particularly great for thick hair. Now you have your techniques. Let’s get some tips on how to use them. First and foremost, you should always make a plus sign in your bun. If it’s a small one, just
intersect two bobby pins. For a larger one, place a
bobby pin to create each line of the plus sign. Then if that isn’t secure enough, criss-cross bobby pins
back across that plus sign wherever your bun feels wobbly. This is great with the
bait and switch method. Just make sure that
those pins lock together. And then a quick tangent for baby hairs. You guys saw this is my
back-to-school video, but I’m gonna put it here, too. Take any pesky baby hairs, twist them together, and place them against your head. Then use that lockdown method
to secure them in place. Triple twist, lace, and turn
as many times as you need. And then finally, let’s
demo all of this together. Starting with the workout bun. I’m twisting and wrapping
the bun into place. From here, I’m going to do the sew method. And if that’s not enough,
you can do bait and switch to criss-cross your bobby pins, and that should give you
one secure workout bun. And now for a messy bun. One I have the shape
of my bun, I’m going to corkscrew in my first four bobby pins, making sure to catch
as much hair as I can. Now, if anything goes wobbly, you want to anchor that down. So go in with the bait and switch, and that is the messy bun. And those are my
techniques, tips, and tricks on how to pin a bun. I want you to take what
you’ve learned today, and make up your own combinations, and figure out what works for you. And I totally recommend
sharing this with a friend who also needs some
bobby pin tips and tricks because we gotta help our sisters out. It’s not easy learning
how to use a bobby pin. So that’s it for today’s video. I hope you enjoyed it. I upload hair tutorials all the time now. So to make sure you don’t miss one, hit that subscribe button or the notification icon. And that is it for today’s video. I will see you at my next one. (kiss) Bye!

100 thoughts on “Tips and Tricks: How to Bobby Pin a Bun! – KayleyMelissa”

  1. 英語が分からないけど、矢印で説明してくれてるから分かりやすい!
    美人系の方だけど、表情がとってもキュートだなぁ(^^

  2. Hi Kimberly!! I absolutely love your channel. Can u do a video of tips for thick hair. I have really thick and short and it really limits my hairstyle options. I would really appreciate it Kimberly!! Like if u agree!

  3. Hey Kayley! I have the MOST annoying curly baby hairs around my front hair line even though I don't have curly hair. Any tips? Thanks girl xx

  4. Similar to the corkscrew, I love using spin pins (I think they're conair) I use three all around by bun equally spaced apart. They work so well and my bun never falls out no matter what!! 👌♥️

  5. Thank you Kayley, needed this! If you make another, I would love to learn how to hide your hairelastic with a pin. I never manage: the hair falls out or the pin sticks out, very annoying.

  6. How did you shape your messy hair bun? Also I have lots of hair but it's thin, how would I achieve this messy bun? So pretty ❤❤❤ thank you for helping me 😘😘😘 xoxo

  7. I just tried it and it works amazing! When I tried to make a bun it always had a funny shape but not anymore. I have very thick hair and normally i need a ton of Bobby pins but now I can make one with four!

  8. Oh my goodness thank you for this. I have thick hair and I spent years thinking bobby pins just didn't work for me. These two videos have been soooo helpful in upping my poor pin game!

  9. Idk why I clicked on the Video cuz I'm a ballet dancer so I'm Used to do a "professional" bun with Bobby pins in under a Minute haha but nevertheless very helpful video

  10. I have you say, having thick hair I ALWAYS struggle with Bobby pins and have watched my share of tutorials. This was by far the best one yet! Thanks for the tips!!!

  11. bobby pins rarely even work on my hair bc it's SUPER thick(so i usually have it layered) and VERY very silky so any hairstyle will just slip out

  12. Maybe could you do modern ball hair styles (I'm thinking like a mermaid braid with sparkles in it, that might look nice) if you look up modern ball gowns (I did with sleaved) you can find some pretty hairstyles and some of them I would LOVE to know how to do….I know this would be a big project, but Halloween is right around the corner! 😉

  13. I really don't have too many problems getting bobby pins to secure my buns anymore since I switched to only using the Meta Grip ones from Sally Beauty! They're seriously blessings 💖

  14. I tried out the sewing method on a low messy bun and oh my god! Normally I have to keep redoing my bun through out the day but it stayed put!! Your bobby pin game is strong girl 🙌🙌

  15. I need some help. I love wearing my hair in buns, but it's at an awkward length where bits and pieces stick out, and I have no clue what to do.

  16. I've been following you since the beginning and you're getting more awesome with Kayley time! I love your videos and the way you teach us, you're my favorite youtuber ever! You always look so kind!

  17. Am i the only one who feels like I'm constantly yanking on my hair when i attempt to use bobby pins? (I can never do it in a way that's comfortable 😢)

  18. OMG! THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I COULD MAKE A BUN! I can't express how excited I am, lol. I've been following your channel for about 2 years now, and was only able to more or less reproduce the braids or things that didn't require any pinning in place, since I have extremely thick, heavy and slippery hair. But look at me now, I can make buns and all kinds of updos! Wooohooo! The life's just begun!

  19. Do u ever use bun pins? Are they better than regular ones? I use bun pins but I am not sure if these tricks would work for them.

  20. How did you make the buns in this video? What do I do if my hair is too frizzy to move the bobby pin much within the bun?

  21. Thank you! I tried doing a trick to make a bun without Bobby pins (cuz I have never used them before) and it worked, but it unraveled 5 minutes later! So I thought using Bobby pins would be fun to try, especially since it could hold my bun for longer. Thanks♡

    Edit: Holy cow, it worked AMAZING. My bun lasted FOR HOURS ! I will definitely share this video to my friends! 💮♡🌹

  22. Could you do a tutorial on how to do a messy bun for people with fine hair? I’ve tried all the tricks and they all look ridiculous on me!

  23. Do you have a specific bobby pin you like? I finally just fall out of my hair. Maybe it’s the type of bobby pin I’m using.

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