Kirby Grip Hair Art Is Officially Back Thanks To Kim Kardashian

Forget fancy pins and clips, all you need is your trusty kirby grips...


The most trusted item in our beauty arsenal, the humble kirby grip just became way more than our ballet bun flyaway saviour.

Yup, start hunting for those hair pins (in our experience your purse, bedside table and weirdly just hanging out in the corner of the staircase always come good) because kirby grips just got a high fashion makeover courtesy of Kim K.

SNATCHED ➖➖➖ BobbY Pin Do @kimkardashian Hair by me #chrisappletonhair Makeup @1maryphillips

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Employing the talents of celeb hair stylist and the man behind J Lo's epic new lob, Chris Appleton, Kim K upped the ante on her super sleek bun by adding a kirby grip ladder on each side to create a hair band effect.

A little bit edgy and a whole lot practical (we dare you to frizz out now flyaways), Kim K's 'do is bringing back kirby grip hair art in a big way.

We haven't been this excited since we discovered we'd actually been using them upside down the whole time. Can anyone say game changer?

Check out the below for more kirby grip hair inspo...

1. Kate Mara's Criss Cross

I'm so digging this new #hairtrend #bobbypins

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2. The DIY Barette

#oldmontreal #bobbypins #hair #blonde #loreal

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3. Rainbow Braid Bun Adornment

4. Slicked Back Ladder

5. 3 In A Row

6. Half-Up Half-Down

7. Pink Inspiration

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