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9 Accessories That Always Look Good on Short Hair
As someone who gets her hair cut at a barbershop instead of the salon, I am well acquainted with the struggle that is looking for accessories that actually work for short hair. There are a lot of boxes to check off. For starters, they have to be cute, strong enough to grasp small strands and not feel like a cheesy Halloween headband.
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And despite the fact that I once settled for a Party City crown, time has taught me that anyone with a pixie or bob has options. In fact, they’re the kind of options you can actually share with that friend who has waist-length hair. Get familiar with the 9 types of accessories we swear by below.
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It really doesn't get much easier than a headband that you can slide on and off your head. Plus, the more bling, the better!
Tasha Double Strand Headband, at
Headwraps are so much more than a way to disguise bad hair days. They can we wrapped and twisted into countless different shapes, making it one of the coolest ways to make a fashion statement. In 2019, there are a bevy of places to find bold and vibrant prints for your collection, including the Black-owned Fanm Djanm.
Fanm Djanm Rio Headwrap, at Fanm Djanm
Whether you're in the middle of that grow-out stage or want to push your bangs away, an accordion headband is the quick and easy way to push everything to the middle of your head in a polished way.
ASOS Pack of 2 Accordion Headbands, at
Berets are a stylish way to disguise bad hair days and when paired with an outfit, will made a major fashion statement. It's also one of the more versatile hair accessories, since you can wear it sideways, slouched or straight on.
Felt Beret, at
With two small bobby pins at either side, an ornate hair chain can latch onto the shortest hair strands, adding a bit of pizazz to any head-to-toe ensemble. Besides, everyone deserves to feel (and look) like a queen.
Layered Chains Back Head Crown, .50 at
Those with thicker hair can quickly jazz up their pixie with a hair comb. Although they're typically reserved for special occasions like weddings, we say...who cares? Wear it when the mood calls for it.
Petite Garden Crystal Hair Comb, at
Not to be confused with your cheesy Halloween-themed one. These are a little more ornate, but a thin, circular chain that sits atop your head while the jewelry lays over the forehead. Now,thisis something you save for a special occasion. (Pro-tip: Use a bobby pin or two for extra security.)
Have to be Jewel to be Kind Hair Crown, at Nasty Gal
When you just can't be bothered, an elastic headband will keep you from fussing with your hair. And if you're a gym rat, this is obviously a godsend. Keep it fun by investing in ones with cool logos and patterns.
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