I’ve become completely obsessed with hair accessories over the years—so much so, that I have an overflowing bin of scrunchies, hair clips, and headbands that I choose from daily. When shopping for hair accessories, however, not only do I look for ones that will make my hairstyles look better, but also ones that can keep my hair damage-free.
See, while accessories make a cute addition to so many hairstyles, certain types and fabrics can cause friction, pulling, and tugging, which can seriously affect the health of your hair. That’s why we curated a round-up of 10 hair accessories made to keep your strands healthy. Whether you’re searching for a stylish knotted headband or an accessory that can protect your mane while you sleep, keep scrolling to find the right product for you.
The Best Hair Accessories To Keep Your Strands Healthy
Slip Hair Turban
When it comes to protecting your strands while you sleep, a silk hair turban is a must. From the same brand that brought us award-winning silk pillowcases, this hair turban is made with 100 percent patented silk that helps protect your strands from damage throughout the night.
Slip Hair Turban, $85.00 MSRP
Grace Eleyae All Silk Mustard Floral Turban
Hair turbans are super functional, but that doesn’t mean they can’t also be fashionable! Amp up your nighttime routine with the Grace Eleyae All Silk Mustard Floral Turban. Featuring washable, double-lined silk, use this nightly to eliminate bed head while reducing friction, locking in moisture, and preventing frizz.
Grace Eleyae All Silk Mustard Floral Turban, $61.60 MSRP
J.Crew Satin Knot Headband
If you’re looking to style your hair without damage, search for accessories made with silk or satin. We’re obsessed with this satin knotted headband to add a stylish touch to any ‘do while preventing friction.
J.Crew Satin Knot Headband, $14.50 MSRP
Grace Eleyae Satin-Lined Cap
Designed for anyone who tosses and turns throughout the night, this satin-lined sleep cap features adjustable drawstrings that allow you to tighten or loosen the fit to your liking.
Grace Eleyae Satin-Lined Cap, $29.95 MSRP
Urban Outfitters Chloe Satin Scrunchie Set
If you want to collect every color scrunchie there is (same), make sure to stick with gentle materials. Amp up your collection with this satin scrunchie set, featuring two oversized scrunchies that won’t cause friction once wrapped around your strands.
Urban Outfitters Chloe Satin Scrunchie Set, $12.00 MSRP
Kitsch Velvet Scrunchies
We’re all for the comeback of ‘90s-inspired hair trends, and velvet scrunchies are no exception. Not only do these accessories scream nostalgia, but they’re also a great way to accessorize your ponytails without creasing or tugging on your strands.
Kitsch Velvet Scrunchies, $12.00 MSRP
PuffCuff Hair Clamp
For those wanting to style curly or natural hair without damage, you’ll want to add the PuffCuff Hair Clamp to your accessory arsenal. This hair clamp keeps strands securely in place without putting any tension on your strands or edges.
PuffCuff Hair Clamp, $11.99 MSRP
Silke London Silk Hair Ties
If you favor standard hair ties over scrunchies, skip the traditional cotton fabric that can cause friction and damage. Instead, opt for a silk variation like Silke London’s Silk Hair Ties. This set contains six 100 percent silk hair ties that glide through hair and help to eliminate snaps, kinks, and damage.
Silke London Silk Hair Ties, $39.00 MSRP
Slip Glam Band
Before you sit down to complete your makeup routine, wrap your hair in the Silk Glam Band. This 100 pure silk headband is designed to keep your hair away from your face while keeping it soft and protected.
Slip Glam Band, $55.00 MSRP
L.Erickson Clara Silk Charmeuse Bow Barrette
If you’re searching for a holiday hair accessory that’s cute and gentle on your mane, look no further than this hair bow barrette from L.Erikson.
L.Erickson Clara Silk Charmeuse Bow Barrette, $96.00 MSRP
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