From bra straps to butterfly clips: The 18 hair accessory trends we’ll never forget
The feather extension trend gave a sudden boost to fly fishing shops, where women were using repurposed tackle to achieve the beauty statement. However, as cute as it looked on stars like Selena Gomez, some hair trends that happen in Coachella should stay in Coachella.
In the late '90s, the more face-framing butterfly clips you had on, the better. Bonus points for adding them to long braids and underneath your ponytail.
Spider Comb Headbands
If you grew up in the '90s, most likely you've pulled your hair back in perfect cornrow-like sections with the help of this spiky plastic headband.
Remember that Sex and the City episode where Carrie Bradshaw says, "No self respecting New York City woman would be caught dead running around Manhattan in a scrunchie"? Much to her character's chagrin, Sarah Jessica Parker sported a scrunchie on the regular in the '80s—along with practically everyone else.
While we enjoyed suddenly finding another purpose for our takeout utensils, it was perhaps this photo of Hilary Duff, who tweeted this #TBT photo of herself at the Nickelodeon Awards when we started to reconsider. "[I'm wearing] not 1, not 2, not 3, not 4, not 5 but 6 hair chopsticks. Clearly this was a good fashion choice," she said.
The Hairagami model always made a fancy updo look so easy with this bendable instrument, but we admit we never really quite figured it out.
This boho look originating from the '60s and '70s has become today's trendy music festival staple beauty style.
There was barely a day that went by in which every girl in elementary school didn't show up with a strand of hair wrapped in the most colorful threads and beads. The cool way to wear it: one single wrap near your ear, peeking out from underneath the rest of your hair. And oh yes, you can still buy them.
Donut buns are a great time-saver when it comes to creating the perfect ballerina look. But when your bun is the size of your head, it's just way too big.
These days, giant claw clips have been reduced to a mini versions with five or six prongs, but who could forget these original ones that served to secure hair in a twisty updo (with the "waterfall" effect flowing over on either side, of course).