This ’90s hair accessory radiates Maddy energy (and costs $5) | Blog

You can bet your bottom dollar that if two 90s and Y2K loving queens favor a hair accessory, it’s about to become a trend. Case in point: Bella Hadid and Maddy Perez from Euphoria (played by Alexa Demie), and their love of the zig-zag headband. Yes, the plastic headband you wore in your childhood is making a comeback, and TBH, we’re not mad. It’s cheap, easy to use, and works with all hair textures. So it’s no surprise that the coveted accessory has exploded on TikTok with 252,000 views and counting. Here’s why you’ll love this hair trend; other than that it gives you great bad energy bish…

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Let us explain why these headbands deserve a second chance: they’re flirty yet functional, super nostalgic yet super cool. Plus, thanks to the slicked-back effect, it instantly sweeps your face off while allowing your locks to run wild. It has all the advantages of a half up, half down style without the strenuous work. You literally just throw your hair back and have a certified hairstyle. Obsessed.

Still, do you need convincing? These headbands will a) keep flyaways in check b) improve greasy hair days and c) keep your hair in place during or after sweaty gym sessions. And even better, there is no need for hot tools. That said, you can always curl or straighten your hair depending on the look you’re going for.

@juliannastrid yes or no? maybe not for curly girls #foryou #fyp #foryoupage #hairstyle #curlyhair #curly #headband #amazon #amazonfinds #amazonprime #AFairShotWithBlock ♬ What is Luv? (feat. Ja-Rule and Ashanti) – Fat Joe

What we like the most is that they are cheap enough to buy them in ALL colors… Now that’s FUNCTIONAL. Zig-zag headbands are usually available in two styles. The first type is the classic plastic headband that sits between your ears and slides back, like the Chuangdi Zigzag Shark Tooth Hair Comb, $12. This style of headband is Less prone to tangling on curly and kinky hair types while creating that root-combed effect.

@heavenmarleyy literally from DOLLAR TREE I’m obsessed #euphoria #grwm #fypシ ♬ original sound – taliaespinoza

The second is a circular headband that you stretch around your entire head like this Art Class Girl’s 4 Pack, $6. Do you literally get four headbands for $6? How crazy? We love the clear plastic headband as it creates a really classy finished look and goes with any outfit or makeup look.

@anisasojka should we bring it back? #90shair ♬ Sunroof – Nicky Youre and Dazy

We’re also obsessed with this Wild Fable Daisy Icons Opaque Stretch Comb, $5. The little daisy detail is so cute and perfect for summer. Look at us wearing this same accessory throughout the festival season.

Would you wear this trend? Or are you looking for another? Take a look at this fiery shade featured in the RN hair industry.

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