11 of the best headbands for dressing up grown-out lockdown hair

As it looks like we’re going to be in lockdown for a little while longer, we’re doing all that we can to hide our untamed manes and outgrown roots. Like the rest of the nation, we’re dying to get back to our hairdressers, but until they’re up and running again, we’re having to make do and improvise for those morning meeting video calls.

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The SS20 fashion shows showed us the headband trend is sticking around so we’re embracing it and taking inspiration from the likes of Paul & Joe and Ulla Johnson. And with so many different colours, patterns and sizes on offer, there’s a bit of something for everyone, however minimal or eclectic your personal style may be.

11 of the best headbands to shop now

Padded Satin Headband, £9, Accessorize

A pastel padded headband is an effortless way to add a pop of colour to any outfit.

Lele Sadoughi Pearl Headband, £85, Selfridges

Up the chic factor of any look with this simple but effective slim pearl headband.

Sara Headband, £79, Alice and Blair

For those looking to make a statement and stand out, this is the perfect investment.

Clare V. for Anthropologie Sabine Headband, £40, Anthropologie

All of Anthropologie’s collab with Clare V is covetable, this colourful headband included.

Flower Padded Headband, £10, Topshop

Take inspo from this gorgeous summery weather with this cute daisy print.

best headbandsPadded Headband, £65, Ganni

Ganni’s walk on the wild side is surprisingly versatile (remember, leopard is a neutral).

best headbandsMetallic Headband Pack, £9.99, Mango

This pack of two is great if you like all of your accessories to match; time to pile on that gold jewellery!

Chamomile Ditsy Floral Print Bow Headband, £18, Oliver Bonas

Oliver Bonas is just as good for accessories as it is homeware. The cute bow on this band is guaranteed to draw attention from your roots.

best headbandsCheck Headband, £7.99, Zara

Sometimes the best headbands are a more casual choice: this stretchy one is perfect with a jeans and tee combo.

Ruched Printed Alice Band, £23, & Other Stories

This & Other Stories staple makes it easy to incorporate contrasting textures.

best headbandsParis Vanilla Headband, £42, AYM

Add a ray of sunshine to your day; this yellow marble effect headband is an instant mood booster.

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