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    25 Accessories That'll Give Your Hair A Little Extra Something

    Because the only thing better for your hair than dry shampoo is a trendy knotted headband, am I right?

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    1. A pack of trendy hair clips that have the ability to take a boring white tee and turn it into something significantly more stylish. Plus, they keep your hair out of your face. I'm sure you already know that, but I felt it was worth specifying.,

    Promising review: "Love this pack of clips! Wanted to try out the trend without spending too much, and these are a great value for the price. One of the pearl clips arrived a little detached from its backing, but nothing noticeable once itโ€™s in your hair (I just added a dot of super glue to it). Otherwise, Iโ€™ve been getting tons of compliments on them!" โ€”Kate

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $8.99.

    2. A scarf scrunchie that'll have you humming ๐ŸŽถ itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka-dot hair accessory ๐ŸŽถ pretty much from the moment you slip it on until the late hour in which you finally take it off. Prepare for hatred from both your friends and your vocal chords.


    Get it from H&M for $5.99 (available in four colors).

    3. Mini hair pins to give you the put-together ballerina bun of your dreams. Just putting in one of these things can do the work of up to *20* other pins, eliminating the need for those excessive ones that just dig into your scalp.

    How does it work? Just gather your hair, pull it into a super tight bun, spin the pins into place, and BAM! You've got yourself the perfect bun.

    Promising review: "I'm a nursing student and have to wear my hair in a bun every day. I've tried all the bun makers, watched YouTube videos, and spend way too much time on getting my hair into a bun. I was able to make a pretty bun that was secure in under 30 seconds. I thought it was a fluke so I did it again, and then again. I just ordered two more packs because I know if I lose one of these, I'd have to tear the house down looking for it. I have hair to my mid back, and three of these worked perfectly for me. If I can get my hair in bun in under 30 seconds, trust me...anyone can." โ€”Tina

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $5.89.

    4. A headband featuring velvet and pearls that, best of all, has the ability to pair perfectly with any outfit in your closet. Well, with the exception of maybe your rubber duck footie pajamas.


    Get it from Asos for $13.

    5. A belt buckle fedora hat because "I didn't feel like washing my hair" days are inevitable and the heart can't live on dry shampoo alone. Grease, meet your new best friend.,

    Promising review: "This is seriously a great find! I've been looking for a hat for a long time for an upcoming trip, and all the hats I've tried on were either too floppy, too small for my face, or just plain uncomfortable. The brim on this hat is a perfect size to keep the sun off your face and stays perfectly in place so it won't obstruct your vision! You can adjust the sizing using a ribbon hidden in the lining, making the fit perfect even for a windy day. Absolutely love this hat!" โ€”Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $16.45 (available in 14 colors).

    6. A knotted headband stolen from the the set of Gossip Girl. I'm pretty sure that *these* are the headbands worn exclusively by Blair Waldorf throughout the show.


    Promising review: "Love these headbands! They're very comfortable for the days I just want to pull my hair back while still looking stylish. Plus, they are loose enough to not give me a headache but still stay in place." โ€”Elizabeth D.

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $13.99.

    7. Crystal pins perfect for that fancy pants occasion that requires heels, a hair stylist, and about 18 tons of aerosol hairspray. Pop these in your updo and prepare to outshine the rest of the bridal party.


    Promising review: "I bought this for my wedding and Iโ€™m so glad I did! It was sparkly and perfect for what I needed. I kept changing the way I wanted my hair to be styled, and this set came as three different pieces that you can manipulate into a different shape โ€” you can even make all three pins look like one hairpiece. And so easy to put in! It stayed put without having to use hairpins to keep it down even after a whole night of dancing! Not heavy at all! I almost forgot it was in my hair. Plus, it was less than $10!" โ€”Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $8.26 (available in three colors).

    8. A bow-topped hair tie because you want to be the kind of person who has mastered the fishtail, but you're currently struggling with just a regular braid. This bow is good at distracting from the flyaways and random pieces of hair you forgot to tie up.


    Promising review: "These velvet scrunchies are so cute! Love the colors and texture. They are a great size for adults and have the perfect amount of stretch. Another plus is that the bow can be removed if needed!" โ€”Kirsten Allen

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $8.49.

    9. Hair extensions with over 4,000 (!!!!!!) positive reviews. These realistic clip-ins add immediate volume and length to your mane, because let's face it โ€” your hair now grows about one inch a year after your last "trim". World, here is an easy solution.

    Promising review: "Holy moly! This is amazing. So easy to put in, the clips are nice and sturdy, and the hair is so thick and shiny without looking synthetic. I was also very impressed with how great they are considering the price." โ€”Debra Quinn

    Get a pack of five clips from Amazon for $9.90 (available in 33 colors and four lengths).

    For more info, check out "These Cheap Hair Extensions Make You Look Like You Grew Your Hair Out Overnight."

    10. Fancy hair slides that add some subtle bling to your do. Think junior prom meets everyday life.


    Get a pack of four from Boohoo for $6 (originally $12).

    11. A patterned scarf so that you can throw your hair up into a ponytail and the world will remain oblivious to the last time you showered. The scarf is guaranteed to distract everyone from all that grease.

    Promising review: "Super cute and good quality. I originally used it for my hair, but then ended up also using it as a decoration for my purse!" โ€”Emily Kempa

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in 42 colors).

    12. A France Luxe cuff ponytail holder to disguise your boring hair tie into something far more exciting. Itโ€™ll look like you really tried! Even though you definitely didnโ€™t!


    Get it from Nordstrom for $18.

    13. A knotted headband available in 26 gorgeous colors. Will you want to purchase every single one? Yes. Most likely. Self-restraint is so last year.

    Promising review: "This headband is literally my FAVORITE! It really is versatile and feels like really good quality. The seams are stitched well, it doesn't slip, and I'm looking forward to getting it in more colors." โ€”Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in 26 colors).

    14. A bobby pin and barrette set designed in bronze hues, which is actually a lot more appealing than any gold or silver available on the market. Who says third place isn't the best place, eh?


    This pack comes with 10 hair pins and 12 barrettes!

    Promising review: "These are pretty and sturdy โ€” they're perfect for my thin, fine hair! I do have to be careful taking them out though, since they sometimes catch my hair." โ€”M. Edwards

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    15. A knotted headband featuring a studded design that indicates, why yes, you are the proud owner of a leather moto jacket.

    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $10 (originally $20).

    16. Shimmering slide sets for fastening back your hair with literal works of art. I'm not outright saying that these were stolen from a museum somewhere, but...

    Free People

    Get a set of two from Free People for $12 (available in six colors).

    17. A twist headband to turn your noggin into a present, bow and all. Throw this on to keep baby hairs out of your face AND to add some stripes or dots to your 'do.

    Promising review: "These are so cute! I thought they might be too youthful/girly for me to get away with, but they're adorable. Perfect for keeping my hair out of my face when I work and when I apply makeup and skincare treatments. There's a wire that runs throughout the whole headband which means it stays on my (large) head, whereas other elastic headbands just slip off. These are available in many different pretty prints, as well. Great value for the money!" โ€”meems

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $8.99.

    18. Rhinestone hair pins perfect for giving your fancy updo an even fancier touch. "So you say this wedding is black tie optional? Say no more." โ€”these hair pins.

    Promising review: "I bought these to wear in an updo for a wedding! They went in easily, stayed put the whole night (and I did a lot of dancing!), and they were simple and provided the perfect amount of sparkle. I would recommend these to anyone in need of a little bling!" โ€”Ashley Willis

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $13.97.

    19. A bow barrette that you can say is pretty adorable. Or should we say a-bow-able? *slaps knee* *contemplates why my personality is like this*

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10 (available in three colors).

    20. A double pearl headband here to add some serious elegance to your ensemble. Wrinkled white tee and ripped jeans combo, meet your new soulmate.


    Get it from Asos for $9.50.

    21. Revlon claw clips to make all of your ~half up half down~ dreams come true. It'll be as easy as gather hair, open clip, close clip, and BAM! Your 'do is now worthy of a Pinterest board.


    Promising review: "Excellent. Extra strong grip because of the double teeth! I have thinning, shoulder-length hair and this works great. The sturdy grip let's me put the clip in the exact spot I want and it really holds my hair in place." โ€”DnA

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $3.28.

    22. Gold hair clips with the ability to make you feel as if it's summer 365 out of the year. Snow? Never heard of it. These pins exude some serious Ariel vibes, and Ariel does not deal with snow.


    Get a pack of six from H&M for $12.99.

    23. A cushioned velvet headband that โ€” well, be right back. I'm going to go ahead and purchase it for myself in all seven colors. See you at checkout.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $20 (available in seven colors).

    24. A fancy hair pin set that can be easily added to any hairstyle, whether a messy bun or the fanciest of updos. I guess you can say this really helps you ~branch out~, eh?

    This set comes with two smaller pins and one larger one!

    Promising review: "These are so cute, I canโ€™t stand it. The smaller two pins really hold my hair in place, while the larger branch is a gorgeous decoration. I got them in gold, but these barrettes are so fun that Iโ€™m considering getting them in every finish available. Very pretty and not at all cheap-looking, especially considering the very affordable price." โ€”P.S. Crane

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $8.99.

    25. Goody barrettes with an ~ouch-less~ design that won't pull, tug, or tear out chunks of hair from your scalp whenever you decide to do a half up half down style.


    Promising review: "These are classic-looking and very pretty! They are quite soft and pliable, they hold well without any pinching, pulling, or breaking, and my hair stays in place all day!" โ€”Sleepless

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $4.19.

    Behold the queen of headbands:

    The CW

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