Purchase bobby pins at the store and reproduce this painless project

Spying a colorful rainbow after a rain shower is a striking, unexpected, and always welcome surprise. Rainbows are so loved that they grace everything from T-shirts to wall art.
This simple DIY project allows you to create a set of bobby pins that when worn next to each other in your hair, create a vivid rainbow effect. Nail polish serves as the “paint” to coat the bobby pins, and the shades you choose determine the look's energy. We chose pastels for a demure vibe, but opting for primary colors or bright neons spices things up a bit. Try wearing more than one set to really ramp up this look's “wow factor.”
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Materials
- 4 bobby pins
- 4 craft sticks
- White nail polish
- Pale pink nail polish
- Light green nail polish
- Light blue nail polish
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Instructions
1. Clip a bobby pin onto a craft stick so the stick runs through the center of the bobby pin.
2. Coat the straight top of the bobby pin, or the part that will be displayed when you wear it, with white nail polish.
3. Let the top dry a bit while you coat the back side with the polish.
4. Flip over the craft stick and apply a second coat of polish to the top of the bobby pin.
5. Clip the other three bobby pins to the other three craft sticks.
6. Paint each of them with the different polish colors — pale pink, light green and light blue — following steps 2 to 4.
7. Allow the polish on all the bobby pins to dry thoroughly.
8. Remove the bobby pins from the craft sticks.
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