The 9 Best Holiday Hair Accessories for Thick Curly Hair
'Tis the season for shimmer.
Having thick curly hair is truly nothing but a blessing. However, when most hair accessories were made with fine strands in mind, it can be quite a pain to try to find clips that don't automatically pop out as soon as you snap them in, or headbands that don't get lost in your hair.
Trust me, I know firsthand.
So because I've already been through the struggle, I knew I had to put a little something together for my girls with thick manes right before the holidays. Now, we can all be as extra as we want to be before entering our holiday Zoom parties with the video on.
All of my favorite accessories for thick curly hair, ahead.
Wrap It Up
This ribbed headband from The Wrap Life is the perfect accessory to throw on when you're looking to add a splash of color to your hair — or just want to forget about laying down your edges before joining your virtual holiday jam.
To shop: $16; thewrap.life.
Scrunchies have made quite the comeback in recent years, so if you missed out on sporting them back in the day, there's no better time than the present to throw one on to create a half-up half-down look or a puff. This five-piece set from scünci comes in a variety of holiday-inspired colors.
To shop: $8; walmart.com.
Put a Pearl on It
Add a little bit of sparkle to your locs, twists, or braids by dropping these ultra-cute hair coils into the mix.
To shop: $21; etsy.com.
A Bow on Top
This pretty little bow can give any style an extra holiday twist. And you can forget about tension and breakage when you're using hair accessories from Slip.
To shop: $63; sephora.com.
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This champagne-colored pearl headband will make quite the statement whether you decide to leave your hair natural, or give yourself a silky blowout.
To shop: $18; nordstrom.com.
Silver and Gold
You can't go wrong with these tried-and-true hair rings. Add them to cornrows, single braids, twists, or locs.
To shop: $7; etsy.com.
You only need to add one or two of these jumbo pearl hair clips to your hair to make a bold statement.
To shop: $8; target.com.
Rough Around the Edges
Take your pearl clip game to the next level by adding a little sparkle around the edges. And much like the clips above, you won't need to add too many to spice up your style.
To shop: $45; nordstrom.com
Keep It Simple
If holiday colors, pearls, and glitz and glam just isn't your thing, then that's fine too. This silk headband from Sincerely Jules is one of my faves. It's super lightweight, but still makes its presence known, and it won't give you a headache after wearing it for a few hours.
To shop: $10; target.com.
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