Conceal Bad Hair Days and Grown-Out Roots With These 20 Cute Headbands

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Lele Sadoughi, Embellished Headband

A good hair day might as well be as rare and special as a good first date. In fact, we'll take it out to lunch, buy it a bouquet of roses, and blow it a kiss on the ride home—just for showing up! Along the way, we've learned simple tricks to make hair color last longer and to help extend the life of a single hair-washing to at least three days. Five, if we're committed. Dry shampoo is a forever kind of friend, and a teasing brush really works wonders on bottomed-out roots. But on days when you not only need to make a so-so hair day decently wearable for the outside world, but also want to make it a full-fledged good hair day, it's time to break out the hair accessories.

More specifically, the cute headband hiding in your drawer. Headbands never truly went out of style, and they've seen quite the uptick on the trend radar this year. From retro knotted to classic tortoiseshell to fabulously padded, these headbands are just the thing to take any hair day from bad to best-ever. Find the headband style (or two!) that fits your personality and conceals every one of your mane woes.

Lauren Knotted Headband

Anthropologie Lauren Knotted Headband

Things will just look peachy once you let this retro knotted headband into your wardrobe.

BUY IT: $18;

Twist Headband in Navy Dot Print

J Crew Twist Headband

A classic print and color combo make this headband a go-to accessory.

BUY IT: $29.50;

Lele Sadoughi Embellished Seersucker Knotted Headband

Lele Sadoughi, Embellished Headband

Pearls and seersucker?! Say no more.

BUY IT: $150;

Anastasia Knotted Headband

Anthropologie, Anastasia Knot Headband

This headband has all the right tropical vibes for summer.

BUY IT: $20;

Tortoise Headband

Tortoise Headband

Tortoiseshell is just the next-level neutral to upgrade your accessory lineup.

BUY IT: $22.50;

Tasha Wave Fabric Headband

Wave Fabric Tasha Headband

You can never go wrong with a sleek black headband.

BUY IT: $25;

Rope Headband

Madewell Rope Headband

Add a nautical twist to your outfit with this headband.

BUY IT: $14.99;

Skinny Printed Calf Hair Headband

Skinny Printed Calf Hair Headband

For the minimalist gal that still likes to stand out, a skinny leopard print headband does just the trick.

BUY IT: $24.50;

Knotted Raffia Headband

Madewell Raffia Headband

That's right, raffia can be on hair accessories too.

BUY IT: $22;

Skinny Puffy Braided Headband

Madewell Puffy Braided Headband

We'll buy one of these in every pattern!

BUY IT: from $12.99;

Invisibobble We Are Ornament To Be Headband

Invisibobble Pearl Headband

Pearls are always welcome, especially this freshened-up take on a classic accessory. It will finish off any outfit with a pinch of panache.

BUY IT: $15;

Universal Thread Faux Suede Headband

Universal Threads Faux Suede Headband

Upgrade any outfit this fall with a touch of faux leather.

BUY IT: $10;

Cardio Cross Trainer Headband

Lululemon Cardio Cross Headband

This skinny sweat-wicking headband is here to make your workout way more stylish and functional.

BUY IT: $14;

A New Day Hammered Satin Headband

A New Day Hammered Satin Headband

Sleek and sophisticated, this headband is sure to fool anyone into thinking your hairdo is fresh and tamed.

BUY IT: $10;

Scunci Padded Suede Headband

Scunci Padded Headband

Feel like royalty while wearing this fun suede headband.

BUY IT: $7.99;

Striped Knot Headband

J Crew Factory Stripe Headband

We can't resist a blue and white headband. It's the best accessory for any summer outfit.

BUY IT: $14.50;

Printed Knot Headband

J. Crew Factory Printed Knot Headband

The tiny oranges on this headband make us wish we were vacationing somewhere warm and sunny.

BUY IT: from $16.50;

Lele Sadoughi x Lilly Pulitzer In Turtle Amazement Knotted Headband

Lele Sadoughi x Lilly Pulitzer

This design collaboration speaks for itself. Talk about a fun accessory!

BUY IT: $75;

Blue Toile Knotted Headband

Lele Sadoughi Blue Toile Headband

The headband of our Southern dreams!

BUY IT: $65;

Knot Stopping Headband

Lululemon Knot Stopping Headband

The ideal headband if you're on-the-go, but still want to look fashionable.

BUY IT: $18;

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