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With the number of different hair accessories for women, that are available today, having a bad hair day is a thing of the past. Women’s hair accessories available for every attire, for every occasion and to suit every hairstyle. Read on to know more about the various hair accessories for women.

I am sure every woman must have gone through a day, when she felt like chopping off all her hair, as it refused to stay in place and look the way she wanted it to. All of us have experienced a lot of frustrating ‘bad hair days’. But today, with the availability of various women’s hair accessories, a bad hair day is now a passé. Hair accessories for women are available in a variety of colors, designs and embellishments, so you can rest assured that there would be a hair accessory to go with every occasion. Hair accessories have become a style statement and can be worn to compliment the occasion, as well as your attire. Listed below are the different types of women’s hair accessories.


Headbands have always been in fashion and their wide variety has only added to their popularity. Initially they were used by young girls, but now-a-days, even women are experimenting with the different kinds of headbands. Headbands can be worn with long hairstyles as well as short hairstyles, and some also go well with certain formal attires. They can be worn when leaving your hair loose and even when its tied up in a ponytail. They hold hair back, firmly, thus highlighting the facial features and are convenient for use while participating in sports activities, that need the hair to be held back. If your sporting a haircut with bangs, the bangs can be made well defined by the use of a hard headband. For parties and informal occasions, you can opt for soft, stretchable headbands, or the ones with bows and embellishments. There is also an option of headbands that have built-in combs, to keep hair tangle free and also make it stay longer without needing adjustments.

Hair Clips

Hair clips, also known as barrettes, are the most common women’s hair accessory. They can be used to create any hairstyle idea and goes well with all kinds attires. Whether you simply want to gather all your hair, or you want to sport a French roll, a hair clip will hold up any hairdo. Hair clips, such as bobby pins, are very useful when creating hairstyles that need small strands of hair to be held in place. Barrettes of different designs can easily enhance any hairdo and are perfect hair accessories for occasions like a weddings. Other types of hair clips include hair clamps, ponytail holders, comb clips, metal and plastic clips, etc.

Hair Bands

Hair bands or hair elastics are the most basic of hair accessories for women. These soft and stretchable bands are made of fabrics like nylon, and are ideal for securing ponytails and braid hairstyles. They can cause some hair damage, if they get entangled in the hair, but otherwise they are the best option to secure long hairstyles for they can also be looped a few times to secure the hair better. The most recent type of hair bands are the ‘scrunchies’ which are made by covering elastic with loose fabric that is crunched together. They are also available in different hues, styles and embellishments like snoods, plastic balls and bows.

Hair Scarves

Hair scarves have been around for quite sometime now, but never have been considered as serious hair accessories. They were popularized by Marilyn Monroe and can be an elegant fashion accessory. Hair scarves can be worn to match the outfit that your wearing and they come in all kinds of fabrics, colors and designs.

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