We all know the benefits of protective styling. We also know that the main goal of a protective style is to protect the hair, shield the ends. But if you’ve been wearing protective styles for a while, you definitely know that it can become a little boring. Little changes can minimize the challenges and keep you motivated. No matter what your protective style is, there’s an accessory to jazz up even the dullest looking French braid, chignon, French roll, or up-do. A good hair accessory can add personality or character to a hair style.
Barrettes or hair clips are a great way to create a simple, sleek look especially good for really short hair. With the recent explosion of hair accessories, you can find them in any shape or style. Hair pins or bobby pins are wonderful accent pieces that nestle well into a sleek and sexy version of the French twist. Pins aren't just for grandmothers anymore! They are easy to wear and will turn your simple hairdo into a fun and flirty look. Go for a retro look by wearing three in a row with a side part to give hair a slight “wave” pattern. Scarves worn around the head like a head band, is a look anyone can pull off. It adds color and excitement to any outfit and is a great way to keep hair off your neck or face in the warmer months. Pull all the hair back or leave a little bang out, it doesn’t matter how you do it. You simply can’t go wrong with a great scarf!
Longlocks.com offers the widest array of hair sticks; from sterling silver to art deco, their sure to have something to fascinate the most discriminating tastes. Use hair sticks to add intrigue to your French twist or bun or braid. You can even find inexpensive hair accessories at your local Claire’s Boutique, in malls across the U.S. Available hair accessories range from plastic banana clips to Celtic hair sticks. Adding a little pizzazz to your protective style can be as simple as adding a flower clip, trendy hair sticks, rhinestone covered bobby pins, stylish scarves, classic snoods, satin ponytail holders or headbands, or jeweled combs. The possibilities are only limited by your creative imagination! So get started building your “hair toy” inventory today!