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#1 ALEJA

Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:30 PM

Which way do you wear them, bumpy side down or up? Is there a right or wrong way? Just curious.

#2 Dresden

Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:33 PM

bumpy side down.

#3 My-3-Pinks

Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:35 PM

I saw a picture someone had posted on FaceBook about this today and can't believe after all these years I've put them in wrong lol!  Up until today the bumpy side would have been up but I'll change them the next time I put them in one of the girl's hair.......

#4 bakesgirls

Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:39 PM

Bumpy side down. If you put it up, the bend at the end sticks up and looks fuuny.

#5 Peppery

Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:42 PM

Bumpy side down

#6 mum22boyz

Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:44 PM

OMG! I always do bumpy side up too! And it always annoyes me the the bend sticks up but thought the other way was wrong!!

Funny the littlest things.

#7 twinboys

Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:46 PM

The flat side of the pin sits against the scalp.
You open the pin up and use the straight side to glide into the hair.

#8 I am a shape

Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:48 PM

Bumpy side up. Iam sitting next to a hairdresser who agrees.

#9 Bluestocking

Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:55 PM

bumpy side up. how would you slide it in otherwise?

#10 Froger

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:07 PM

Bumpy side up.



#11 Mum2ZandE

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:09 PM

Bumpy side up.

#12 Bugster

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:13 PM

Bumpy side down, my hairdresser does it this way too. I prefer the way it looks.

#13 Elemenopee

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:13 PM

So glad this is not in baby names

#14 PattiODoors

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:14 PM

Bumpy side up.

I've got a few funky flowery ones and flower is bumpy side up.

#15 FlamingoG

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:14 PM

If you get the curved ones, they curve with the bumpy side up - reckon that's pretty telling!

#16 Stelly1

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:18 PM

Was so hoping this was going to be a baby name thread

#17 Chocolate Addict

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:27 PM

QUOTE (Elemenopee @ 14/02/2013, 08:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So glad this is not in baby names


I thought the same thing.  laugh.gif

Bumpy side up - always. Not that I wear them these days but that is how my mother taught me.

#18 ~sydblue~

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:33 PM

I just went and googled, wiki'd and squidoo'd and the majority of sites say flat side up.
HOWEVER
A few do also say that it depends on your hair and the look you are going for or what you want to achieve.

#19 lclb

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:51 PM

Bumpy side up, I am intrigued by bumpy side down so will try it next time!


#20 treetree

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:53 PM

I thought they had to go bumpy side up to look more blended in your hair? But maybe that's because I have really wavy hair? I buy the straight ones for my straight haired DDs dance costume! No issue there!

#21 wilding

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:59 PM

Whatever way I happen to shove them in at the time  ph34r.gif

#22 fancie shmancie

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:42 PM



Bumpy side up, as they are more easily opened and slid into place that way.




#23 Chocolate Addict

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:48 PM

I also think the manufacturer wouldn't advertise them upside down. wink.gif



http://www.beautyheaven.com.au/hair/hair-a...ayne-bobby-pins

#24 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:48 PM

Have been using them for nearly 50 years and have always used them with the bumpy side up. It had never occurred to me to reverse them but I can see the sense in it.

#25 mumto4boys

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:51 PM

Bumpy side up - always.





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