bobby pin


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a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together

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Necessity being the mother of channeling Houdini, I tried several improvised tools before settling on one of my mother's bobby pins. I bent the end a bit, probed the lock, and eventually got it to release.
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.
(If the curls are spaced evenly and curled alternately--row one curled one direction, row two curled the opposite and so on--the performer's hair can be brushed out into beautiful waves when the wig is removed!) The pin curls enable the even distribution of hair and also give anchoring potential for the wig-the wig can be pinned into the bobby pins for added security.
I slick back any loose strands and then slide in some bobby pins for keep everything all neat.
Have them thread the bobby pin or needle with about 12 inches of floss or thread and tie their "head" to the end.
When I photographed follicle mites--insects that live on our pores--I scraped my forehead with a bobby pin to get a sample.
No coat hanger, no bobby pin, and the rain rejoicing more and more at my predicament.
Inked on his skin are a life-sized pencil, the 'Then and Now' rainbow, a bobby pin, among many others.
After the plates are painted, this shape will be held together with a bobby pin. Follow this process with all four plates.
PRODUCTS: Fudge Body Builder Shampoo and Conditioner, pounds 9.95 each (01282 683100/ www.fudge.com); Goody So Secure Bobby Pin, 79p (0844 4121182); Pantene Pro-V Extra Strong Hold Classic Hairspray, pounds 1.79; (Boots nationwide); Elite Tail Comb, pounds 2.25 (Superdrug nationwide).
"Choose a band at least two inches wide, place it on top of the head and secure it in the back with a bobby pin if you need to.
Jetsetters and aspirational travellers will have hours of fun putting their favourite pictures into the Bobby Pin photo album, pounds 9.99, and reliving experiences in the matching Set To Jet travel journal, pounds 8.99 (includes a luggage tag), from W H Smith.
Tap lightly to set the brad, then pull away the bobby pin, and hammer the brad all the way in.
PRODUCTS: Fudge Body Builder Shampoo and Conditioner, pounds 9.95 each (01282 683100/www.fudge.com); Goody So Secure Bobby Pin, 79p (0844 4121182); Pantene Pro-V Extra Strong Hold Classic Hairspray, pounds 1.79; (Boots nationwide).
Tosti with a bobby pin as the two Douglas High School seniors prepare for last night's graduation ceremonies at the school.