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

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Lele Sadoughi, Embellished Headband
anthropologie.com

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
anthropologie.com

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

BUY IT: $18; anthropologie.com

Twist Headband in Navy Dot Print

J Crew Twist Headband
jcrew.com

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

BUY IT: $29.50; jcrew.com

Lele Sadoughi Embellished Seersucker Knotted Headband

Lele Sadoughi, Embellished Headband
anthropologie.com

Pearls and seersucker?! Say no more.

BUY IT: $150; anthropologie.com

Anastasia Knotted Headband

Anthropologie, Anastasia Knot Headband
anthropologie.com

This headband has all the right tropical vibes for summer.

BUY IT: $20; anthropologie.com

Tortoise Headband

Tortoise Headband
jcrew.com

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

BUY IT: $22.50; jcrew.com

Tasha Wave Fabric Headband

Wave Fabric Tasha Headband
nordstrom.com

You can never go wrong with a sleek black headband.

BUY IT: $25; nordstrom.com

Rope Headband

Madewell Rope Headband
madewell.com

Add a nautical twist to your outfit with this headband.

BUY IT: $14.99; madewell.com

Skinny Printed Calf Hair Headband

Skinny Printed Calf Hair Headband
jcrew.com

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

BUY IT: $24.50; jcrew.com

Knotted Raffia Headband

Madewell Raffia Headband
madewell.com

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

BUY IT: $22; madewell.com

Skinny Puffy Braided Headband

Madewell Puffy Braided Headband
madewell.com

We'll buy one of these in every pattern!

BUY IT: from $12.99; madewell.com

Invisibobble We Are Ornament To Be Headband

Invisibobble Pearl Headband
nordstrom.com

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; nordstrom.com

Universal Thread Faux Suede Headband

Universal Threads Faux Suede Headband
target.com

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

BUY IT: $10; target.com

Cardio Cross Trainer Headband

Lululemon Cardio Cross Headband
lululemon.com

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

BUY IT: $14; lululemon.com

A New Day Hammered Satin Headband

A New Day Hammered Satin Headband
target.com

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

BUY IT: $10; target.com

Scunci Padded Suede Headband

Scunci Padded Headband
target.com

Feel like royalty while wearing this fun suede headband.

BUY IT: $7.99; target.com

Striped Knot Headband

J Crew Factory Stripe Headband
factory.jcrew.com

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

BUY IT: $14.50; factory.jcrew.com

Printed Knot Headband

J. Crew Factory Printed Knot Headband
factory.jcrew.com

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

BUY IT: from $16.50; factory.jcrew.com

Lele Sadoughi x Lilly Pulitzer In Turtle Amazement Knotted Headband

Lele Sadoughi x Lilly Pulitzer
lelesadoughi.com

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

BUY IT: $75; lelesadoughi.com

Blue Toile Knotted Headband

Lele Sadoughi Blue Toile Headband
lelesadoughi.com

The headband of our Southern dreams!

BUY IT: $65; lelesadoughi.com

Knot Stopping Headband

Lululemon Knot Stopping Headband
lululemon.com

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

BUY IT: $18; lululemon.com

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