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18 Reasons Desis Keep Winning The Hair Accessory Game

Not all princesses wear an ordinary crown.

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1. It's no secret that when it comes to being ~ornamental~, we desis just can't help being OTT royal.

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2. And so when it comes to hair accessories, we make no exceptions.

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3. Most of us have grown up seeing our moms do the most glamtastic updos ever.

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4. Our casual flower power goes beyond hippie chic with gajras.

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5. And even though white mogra gajras are the bomb, they don't only come in one type of flower.

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6. There are intricately-made ones too. Seriously, never underestimate what desis can do with flowers.

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7. We've got jaw-droppingly beautiful things like jhoomars going on.

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8. And not all accessories have to be heavy. A small maang teeka can make a statement.

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9. You don't have to be a bride to rock this stuff.

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10. Even the tiniest, most delicate version will make a stand-out hair accessory.

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11. Oh, and the recently popularised earring-to-hair thing? We've been doing it for centuries.

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12. Hair decor doesn't get more adventurous than this wedding-worthy fusion.

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13. The maatha patti frames any face flawlessly.

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14. And things get super multipurpose. You can use a jhumka as a jhoomar, and an Indian-style necklace in your hair, like this.

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15. The teeka and the maatha patti have a beautiful baby called maang patti too.

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16. Even simpler weave-in options, like the classic Punjabi paranda, are nothing short of flawless.

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17. It comes in plain, coloured, and several glitzy forms.

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18. Remember, none of these are restricted to being paired with desi clothes only, so have fun with them.

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