If we talk about hair bands, it is inevitable to think of the iconic Brigitte Bardot hairstyles or the striking looks by Cher Horowitz in clueless. Both characters made this accessory an essential part of their style, turning it into a hair beauty staple in two different eras.
Although both in the 1960s and the early 2000s this type of headband conquered the streets, today it has once again positioned itself among the stellar trends. Not only has it invaded social networks, but it is back both on the catwalks and in the street style.
The charm of elastic bands lies in their versatility, as they are just as suitable for a casual afternoon as they are for a formal event. If you are looking for inspiration to wear them, you came to the right place!
How to wear the hair bands?
elastic hair bands with crepe
He crepe it marked a very specific moment in fashion history. If we go back a few decades, women wore volume high on the crown, framed with an elastic band. Although the height of the hairstyle is now lower, it has stood the test of time and is still synonymous with style.
Editor’s tip: Backcomb a few sections with a close-bristle comb, apply a spray coat, then brush your hair back with a soft brush. Thus, you will achieve a sophisticated style and under control.
Our favorite product in this case is the TRESemmé Climate Control spraythen control the frizz and leaves a natural finish.
Side Fringe Hair Bands
To wear a band, it is not necessary to direct your hair back. You can wear it to the side, resulting in a really flattering hairstyle for round faces.
Remember that you can find this accessory in different thicknesses and materials. If you want to get a looks more sophisticated, like the one in the image, opt for silk.
short hair bands
Whether you have very short hair or brush up to a medium height, elastic bands are a hit accessory. In both cases, they will keep your hair out of your face and add a casual vibe.
Wear them with a slicked back, or opt for the popular line in the middle. Of course, to control the rebel hairs on the forehead, apply a little gel or spray on a toothbrush and direct them towards the back.
Hair bands for women with bangs
If your haircut includes bangs, don’t pull it back. Although it may take a bit of work to accommodate it, you can wear it with everything and band. This hairstyle will give you a school vibe, but with a lot of style!
elegant hair bands
It’s all in the details to make hair bands look elegant and sophisticated. If you are going to let your hair down, then you can make some soft waves and use this accessory made of a soft and shiny fabric, like silk.
hair bands with stones
On the other hand, if you prefer updos and casual hairstyles, opt for a high bun disheveled. Its light-hearted scent will add a laid-back vibe. Of course, adding a band with stones and sparkles will give it that unique and special touch.
Editor’s tip: Let the natural texture of your hair be the protagonist in your hairstyle. To avoid the frizz and leave the curls well defined, use products such as Sedal Quinoa and Linseed combing cream. His formula is free of silicones, parabens and dyes.
Knotted hair bands
If you prefer accessories with decorative details, another option is to opt for bands with knots or bows. These are also ideal to make you look taller.
Wide hair bands with high bun
The bands are not exclusive to the loose hairstylesas we mentioned before, you can wear them with a ponytail or a bun.
Editor’s tip: Make your features stand out by covering the ears with a wide elastic band. Also, you can give your hair more volume by giving it a loose, tousled finish.
woven hair bands
When the coldest days of the year arrive, take the opportunity to get a large collection of bands. You can get woven and thicker, warm fibers like wool. And since you are going to join the trend, we recommend this hairstyle with braids. You only have to take two strands in front and weave them (or take advantage of your bangs).
And if you want to give a twist to the conventional way of using it, wear it as earmuffs, that is, without passing it under the hair, as if it were a hat. This option is ideal to wear with loose hair or a low bun, you choose!
fashion hair bands
Wider hair bands will make your face appear longer and more oval by opening up your face and creating an angle at the crown area. In addition, it conceals reduced foreheads and provides a rejuvenating effect. You can take your hair back or let it fall to the sides of the accessory in question.
Editor’s tip: Using products that leave your hair soft, manageable and hydrated are key to looking spectacular. We recommend the Dove Anti-Knot Hydration daily moisturizer for long hair, as well as Folicure Original fixing gel to control the most rebellious hair and protect it against breakage.
What are the bands that athletes wear on their heads called?
If you are an athlete, you surely know that bands are very popular for training. These not only keep hair out of your face, but also prevent sweat from getting into your eyes.
sports hair bands
A great tip is to avoid using synthetic materials, as they can damage the hair and even irritate the skin, since they are not breathable. It is always better to opt for those made of natural fibers, such as cotton or bamboo. In addition, there are some commercial brands that include bands with velvet interior in their catalog, to prevent them from falling or slipping while exercising.
You can ask about them as elastic headbands or training bands, and incorporate them into your hairstyles for exercise.
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