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8 highstreet hairbands to beat the January shopping blues

by Erin Lindsay
10th Jan 2020

Whether you need an accessories fix or just a fix for a bad hair day, these highstreet hairbands are a lifesaver

Everything goes against your hair in January. The weather, the frizz-inducing heating, the fact that payday and getting it done is a long, long while away — they all conspire to give us a full month of crap looking tresses.

But our recent obsession with hair accessories of every shape and size means that a bad hair day is no longer inevitable. The simple hairband, which can be jazzed up or toned down in any way you choose, is a Godsend for bad hair days. Simply pop it on and enjoy instant cool-girl effect. Way easier than the monthly conditioning treatment.

If you’re in the market for stocking up, look no further — here are some of our favourites available right now.

IMAGE loves…

& Other Stories satin headband in lilac, €23.50 from ASOS


Velvet flower headband, now €5.99 from Zara


Rhinestone Embroidered Alice Headband, €25 from & Other Stories


GANNI beaded crepe headband, €170 from Net-a-Porter


ASOS DESIGN padded plait headband in blush pink velvet, €13.83 from ASOS


Timothia Floral Print Bow Headband, €23.50 from Oliver Bonas


Padded rhinestone headband, now €5.99 from Zara


Jennifer Behr Lorelei braided hammered silk-satin headband, €267.64 from Net-a-Porter

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