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.

J.Crew Tortoise headband

Tortoise Headband

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

Tasha Wave Fabric Headband

Wave Fabric Tasha Headband

You can never go wrong with a sleek black headband.

Madewell Rope Headband

Madewell Rope Headband

Add a nautical twist to your outfit with this headband.

J.Crew 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.

Madewell Knotted Raffia Headband

Madewell Raffia Headband

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

Madewell Skinny Puffy Braided Headband

Madewell Puffy Braided Headband

We'll buy one of these in every pattern!

Lululemon Women's Cardio Cross Trainer Headband

Lululemon Cardio Cross Headband

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

J.Crew 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.

J.Crew Twist Headband in Navy Dot Print

J Crew Twist Headband

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

J.Crew 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.

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