Being the proud owner of a head of hair devoid of texture, I call it a feat when my chin-length bob stays in its paintbrush-sized ponytail throughout the day. But there are days when I have to enlist a couple of tricks to keep every rebel strand in place. One of them is this bobby pin trick, and this prevents even the slickest of pins from exposing all my hair layers in their untamed glory.
First, lay out a couple of bobby pins onto a paper towel. With your favorite hair spray, let loose a fine mist over the pins and wait a couple of seconds for it to dry.
And, voila! Slip-free pins with the deathly grip of ten strong men!