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    23 Hair Accessories That Will Keep Your Hair Out Of Your Face

    Don't you hate when there's hair in your mouth but you can't tell from which direction?

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    1. This lovely Lana silk scarf scrunchie to give you all the elegance of a flowing pony tail or bun scarf — without having to actually tie it. Seriously, I can never center it properly. Scrunchies, FTW.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising Review: "I have seen similar designs of scrunchies on designer websites for hundreds of dollars. Can’t get enough of Urban Outfitter scrunchies." —hailstorm

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12 (available in four colors).

    2. A throwback 12-piece vintage butterfly hair clip set so you can relive your 90s childhood — but this time, with some more coordination and style.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising Review: "Anytime I wear these butterfly clips, I get tons of compliments. I love the range of colors they come in, and they are durable, as well. If you haven't bought them already, you are sleeping." —Maily

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $10.

    3. These iconic personalized rhinestone hair clips that will give you bo$$ vibes no matter what you personalize them to say! You don't even have to style your hair, just slide these onto your head and you're done.

    Personalized rhinestone clips organized into group of black, silver, and gold. Clips read different words, such as, "savage," "melanin," and "blessed"

    Promising Review: "I ordered this clip to say my new last name and to wear on my rehearsal dinner night. It came in and exceeded my expectations. It’s beautiful, sturdy, and the perfect size. I can’t wait to wear it. The seller was also very responsive when I inquired about creation time and shipping time due to COVID-19. I will definitely purchase again. Thank you, Jimmy!" —JessieandJack

    Get it from JmmyDesign on Etsy for $3.59+ (available in 24 styles).

    4. This ingenious six-piece no-crease hair clip set so you can wear to hold your hair back for the day or just as ya get ready — AND they leave no creases!!! So no need to smooth out the kinks or redo your bangs! Talk about genius.


    Promising Review: "I have bangs and have to clip them for working out everyday. These work way better than bobby pins, because you don’t have to worry about creases. I wish I had known about these sooner." —SBaker2

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99 (available in three colors).

    5. A set of four classic large clips for those days you wanna put your hair up but not deal with hair ties ('cause they're tight, leave dents in your hair, and just have a different vibe).


    Promising Review: "These are SO PRETTY! Just stunning to look at, I almost hate to put them in my hair, because I can't see it when it's there! ALMOST! Sturdy, and perfect for keeping hair up on a hot or busy day." —Barb

    Get it from Amazon for $12.80 (available in six different colored sets).

    6. This 60-piece velvet scrunchies pack because... well, it doesn't get better than this. You'll have a scrunchie ready for any and every lewk and 'fit without having to constantly rewear some. I mean, you could wear a different scrunchie every day for two months straight. Need I say more??


    Promising Review: "My daughter has long, very thick hair and normally uses two scrunchies at a time. I've looked for durable scrunchies that will grip her hair and come in a variety of colors. I think she will be very pleased with these. The colors are vibrant in each section of the spectrum. And even though they are velvet, they don't look heavy. You won't be disappointed." —AK customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.45.

    7. An Afrocentric-inspired Malaika bow head band with Ankara prints that will stylishly keep your hair out of your face whether you're doing your makeup or headed for the gym and double as a cute statement piece!


    This bow head band is designed by Isoken Enofe-Asemota, which you can get through her e-boutique, Isoken Enofe, a Black-owned and woman-owned business! They offer beauty products and Afrocentric- and Middle Eastern inspired clothing.

    Get it from Isoken Enofe for $15.

    8. A set of three minimalist frame hair claws because they're way chicer than your typical drugstore plastic clip and a gazillion times as sturdy. Really, they're made of metal, so no need to dread the teeth snapping off.


    Promising Review: "WOOOOHOOO LET ME TELL YOU these bad boys are STURDYYYYY. I am so incredibly happy to have taken a chance and ordered these. I usually use the large octopus-style plastic nonslip claw clips for my hair, which is really thick, but these are a world of difference!!!! I will definitely be ordering more of these if I ever lose any — or as gifts for my friends who also have crazy hair, wow wow wow. I am so surprised that these are as strong and durable as they are." —Brooke

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three shapes).

    9. Or, this really cool set of two resin hair clips that will give your regular clip a dreamy update, perf for twisting your hair up and giving it some flair.

    Numerous resin hair clips in different shapes and colors lay on a table. The resin is translucent and the clips are essentially thick frames as the middle is cut out

    Promising Review: "Clips are so cute and feel very strong in the hair!! A wonderful purchase! Thank you very much!" —abi cox

    Get it from UnbelievablHandmade on Etsy for $5.93 (available in 12 color and shape combinations).

    10. A stretchy head wrap for when you're trying to protect your hair or just don't feel like doing it (or when it just fights you back — your arms only have so much strength). Better yet, you can tie it in so many different styles!,

    Promising Review: "I love the idea of wearing head head wraps for several reasons. One, I can protect my hair, and, second, I love how they look. However, I couldn't get the scarves I had to work out right. Then, I purchased this item and realized it had just enough stretch in the fabric that it held the design perfectly all day. I am in love with these wraps. I will be purchasing all the colors they have!" —Yolie Win

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in 11 colors).

    11. This opulent (yeah, I said opulent) three-piece shimmer bow scarf set because sometimes the drapey scarf can be too much — but these give you the smart and shorter version for the same touch of elegance without overpowering your 'do.


    Promising Review: "I’ve been on the search for some unique, beautiful hair ties. I didn’t want the average run-of-the-mill stuff. And these fit the bill. The fabric is beautiful and soft to the touch. They are very easy to put in the hair and have a beautiful look. I would purchase these again in other colors." —TPCD

    Get it from Anthropologie for $18 (available in four colors).

    12. A four-pack of twist headbands in different prints or colors that will keep all of your hair back with a boho chic vibe. Plus, they're super soft so you won't have to worry about those darn headaches.,

    Promising Review: "These are AWESOME. I normally hate headbands because I have a big head and they’re tight, they slide off, they make my head look bigger (no help needed), or they squeeze my glasses and make my head hurt. These headbands do NONE of that. They’re soft and stretchy, stay in place, and are actually really versatile. I’ve found a few different ways to wear the knot/crossover in the fabric and I love it. I got the tropical/leaf print ones and they’re so cute and go with a lot of outfits. By outfits I mean quarantine leggings and tank tops. Also a great value. I definitely would purchase these again!!!" —Michelle

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $11.99 (available in eight print styles).

    13. An eight-piece beaded bobby pin set or two-piece turquoise gemstone bobby pin set so you can hold down flyaways or hold hair back, all while add an earthy and vibrant touch to your hair. You'll definitely be getting compliments on these colors!


    Get them from Brandysbeadcreations on Etsy: the beaded bobby pins for $11.50 and the gemstone bobby pins for $5.99.

    14. These three adjustable ponytail holders with charms because they'll gently but securely hold your hair and give you a polished, accessorized look!


    Promising Review: "We are all obsessed with these at my office. I love it in my hair or just to wear as a bracelet. I hate having hair bands cutting off my circulation from my wrists, but these are so comfortable to wear. Don’t be turned off by the price. These are high quality bands that won’t break your hair or slip. You can adjust the tightness, and it won’t leave a dent in your hair. I’ve gotten so many compliments. The jewels are NOT cheap. The detail and crystals are absolutely gorgeous and high quality. I just ordered a bunch of the acrylic ones for my daughter, because her hair is so fine that her pony tails are always falling out — not with my Pulleez though!" —MelissaR

    Get them from Amazon for $20.98.

    15. This geometric block hair claw for an eye-catching and modern take on your classic claw. They're just so pretty, you don't even have to match them if you use two.

    Eight hair claws shaped like rectangular blocks with rectangular cut outs, so you can see through the clip, lay on a table in various colors

    Promising Review: "Amazing hair clips! They're very sturdy with the most beautiful colors and designs! Shipping didn't take too long either! Thanks so much :)" —Clara

    Get it from SunshineDesignArts on Etsy for $6.01 (available in eight colors).

    16. A 20-piece set of hair clips because it includes every trendy clip you've been wanting to try. Plus, you can mix and match them to give your hair a lot of hold and a lot of creative charm.


    Promising Review: "I love these! The quality and price are amazing. I tried Target, Ulta, CosmoProf, and various other stores looking for pearl barrettes. But I either couldn’t find what I was looking for or didn’t want to pay $15 for a single clip. This set came with so many pretty, trendy, wearable styles! I will say, the barrette-style clips are larger than average, but I really like that about them. They photograph so well. Buy them!!" —S

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    17. This leather hair stick barrette for a refined and graceful way to cap your bun or knot without a clip or tie!

    SaliCrafitProducts, H

    Promising Review: "I love it! Thoughtfully packaged, and the hair stick/barrette is beautiful! The wooden stick feels very sturdy and smooth. It didn't bend while pinning up my bun, and the leather piece holds the wooden stick nice and securely. I'm very happy with my purchase!" —Tay Wake

    Get it from SaliCraftProducts on Etsy for $6.07+ (available in four sizes and in nine leather/wood combinations).

    18. A 12-piece set of large pearl hair clips so you can add an elegant touch to your hairstyle while holding back any loose strands or flyaways!


    Promising Review: "I kept seeing similar items at local boutiques for a lot of money! I came across these on Amazon and figured, at this price, it was worth a shot. I was not disappointed! Great product for the price, and you get so many! I love that they came in all different shapes, styles, and sizes for all hair types. I get lots of compliments while wearing them!" —K & M-Miel.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    19. This delightful three-pack of metallic shape hair pins that will slide right into your hair and add an immediately striking accent. Plus, since they're gold, they'll match most outfits.

    Three metallix hair pins with minimalistic geometric shapes on top, like squiggly lines, pinched ellipses, and circles

    Promising Review: "I love the geometric shapes of these barrettes! I wear them individually or all together in a cluster. They keep my hair back and don't slip around much — very important throughout the day!" —KYing

    Get it from Madewell for $16.50.

    20. An 30-piece resin and acrylic hair clip set for holding back your hair with an elegant but still casual accessory. Depending on your hair and 'fit, you can dress these up or down!, Amazon

    Promising Review: "Beautiful, colorful and good strong clips. My hair is growing longer, and I needed something to control it without damage. These clips are perfect! The colors just knock me out — some just match my purple, pink and blue hair. And there are plenty of colors to try." —Amazed

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99.

    21. This vintage 30-piece mini flower hair clip set that will basically give you the brighter, floral version of our fave 90s butterfly clips.

    Beginning Boutique

    Get it from Beginning Boutique for $7.95.

    22. A 70-pack of black hair elastics because sometimes you just gotta keep it simple, and there's nothing like a good ol' fashioned hair tie.

    A hand holds a pack of 70 black hair elastics in a plastic baggie

    Promising Review: "These are awesome on my very long and very thick hair. They're the thicker bands, no metal, not the skinny ones, and you can't find this many in any store for this price. A GREAT deal." —Jennifer K.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.94 (available in three pack sizes).

    23. And finally, this pretty three-pack of pearl-beaded, velvet knot headbands so you can softly elevate any look — you can throw it on with your hair down or over a messy bun, or you can style your hair and add it as a finishing piece! Either way, you won't have to worry about your hair poking you in the eyes or getting stuck on your mouth!


    Promising Review: "Honestly, I wasn’t expecting much because of the price, but, when I took these out of the package, I was very impressed! The velvet is really nice quality and soft. The pearls look so pretty and don’t look like cheap plastic. The band itself is really nice too! It’s covered in a soft microfiber-like material and doesn’t hurt your head the way a plain plastic one would. I have a bigger sized head, and most headbands give me a headache, but these did not. I’ve worn it all day today and no pain. These are amazing for the price! I love the variety of colors too, wearable with every outfit. Such a great value!" —MsAnonymous

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95.

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