04/22/2016 05:18 EDT

7 Gorgeous Hairstyles You Can Create With Pencils

Don't throw out those #2's!

From cage braids to twists, curls and much more, turns out pencils can be your best friend when it comes to hair styling.

And what makes it even better is most of these hairstyles can take under five minutes to complete, and only one requires the use of a flat iron.

Makes you think twice about throwing away those old #2 pencils from high school!

Watch the video above to see some gorgeous hairstyles created with pencils, and let us know if you've tried these styles in the comments below.

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