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By Megan Foster

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Whether you look to the Duchess of Cambridge as your style icon or you check your social media accounts regularly, you may have noticed that headbands are making a comeback.

Though some trends are better left untouched, the headband look is one you may want to check out.

Lindsay Wagner, editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, stopped by TODAY to showcase five unique headband trends that are simple to master.

Whether you want to enhance your personal style or want to simplify your daily routine, this trend has you covered.

Embellished Headband Trend

Adding an embellished headband to your look can upgrade a casual outfit instantly. Some styles, like the Kitsch x Justine Marjan Rhinestone Volume Headband, are totally embellished while others feature in delicate chains or classic pearls.

Either way, if you want to pull off this trend, the headband should be the focal point of your outfit, said Wagner. She recommends slicking your hair back and wearing the headband close to your hairline.

Some of Wagner's favorite styles include this gorgeous pearl one from Asos. If you're looking for something a bit more unique, this striking pearl-encrusted headband is your answer.

1. Kitsch x Justine Marjan Rhinestone Volume Headband

2. Asos Pearl Headband

3. The Family Jewels Diamond Headband

4. BaubleBar Cruz Chain Headband

5. The Family Jewels - Ruby

Padded Headband Trend

The padded headband is showing up everywhere from the red carpet to the streets, said Wagner who called this trend "super chic."

Some padded headbands are simple and sophisticated like this suede one from Free People. Others are a little more of a statement piece — this braided headband from BaubleBar is a perfect example.

No matter which one you choose, this trend works well with multiple hair lengths and textures. For a polished look, Wagner recommends parting your hair down the middle and placing the headband further back on your head.

1. Free People The Molly Headband

2. BaubleBar Twist Headband

3. Puff Princess Zan Headband

4. Free People The Molly Mini Headband

5. Free People Suede Mini Molly Headband

6. Kitsch Patent Padded Headband

7. Puff Princess Velvet Fifi Headband

8. & Other Stories Braided Satin Headband

9. & Other Stories Chunky Satin Headband

Knotted Headband Trend

The newest hair accessory on the block is the knotted headband. This style features a thick band with a knot at the top and is great for accentuating voluminous hair.

Wagner chose a variety of styles, including this lively leopard headband from J.Crew. She also gave TODAY viewers more subtle options like this gorgeous velvet one that looks polished and practical.

1. Lele Sadoughi Azure Woven Headband

2. J.Crew Turban Knot Headband

3. Lele Sadoughi Velvet Headband

4. Lele Sadoughi Striped Jersey Headband

5. Lele Sadoughi Neoprene Knotted Headband

6. Free People Textured Top Knot Headband

7. J.Crew Turban Knot Headband

8. J. Crew Striped Turban Knot Headband

9. J.Crew Satin Bow Knot Headband

Wrap Headband Trend

The wrap headband (also known as the scarf headband) is a classic and practical accessory — and it looks great with casual outfits.

It comes in fun prints like this spotted one from Urban Outfitters. But if you want one that doesn't draw attention from your outfit, Wagner provided TODAY with subtle styles as well.

Some wrap headbands include an elastic strip to hold it in place while others tie at the nape of your neck for a foolproof fit.

Wagner also says you can wear one at the very front of your hairline for a more modern look.

1. Urban Outfitters Tie Back Headband

2. Aerie Top Knot Headband

3. Urban Outfitters Bijou 3-in-1 Headband

4. Urban Outfitters Vivienne Tie-Back Headband

5. Urban Outfitters Slim Silky Scarf

6. Free People Lightning Soft Headband

7. Aerie Top Knot Headband

8. Aerie Corduroy Top Knot Headband

9. Kitsch Silky Wide Headband

10. Scunci Turban Headwrap

Skinny Headband Trend

Celebrities like Julianne Hough love thin headbands, and it's a great way to get familiar with the trend or want something you can wear anywhere.

The slim design of this Baublebar Pisa headband is subtle yet extremely chic, while this floral pick is fashionable and elegant.

Skinny headbands work well with natural waves, ponytails or low buns. If you're itching to get a bit more creative, Wagner recommends wearing two at once or mixing colors for a whole new look.

1. AEO Tortoise + Gold Headbands

2. Asos Floral Leaf Headband

3. & Other Stories Rhinestone Headband

4. Asos Wavey Design Headband

5. Asos Double Row Headband

6. Asos Spikes Headband

7. BaubleBar Pisa Headband

8. J.Crew Thin Beaded Headband

9. J.Crew Thin Jeweled Headband

Scrunchie Trend

We saw the scrunchie trend resurface in 2019, and it's here to stay in the new year.

One of the best parts about this accessory is that it's both trendy and practical. The stylish hair ties also come in multiple styles, including bold ones like this Kitsch X Justine Marjan Patent Scrunchie Set and sensible options like red velvet one from Lele Sadoughi.

A quick look at social media will also show you that scrunchies can be used as a wrist accessory as well.

1. Slip Silk Scrunchie Set

2. Kitsch Netflix "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" Scrunchie Set

3. Kitsch X Justine Marjan Patent Scrunchie Set

4. Kitsch Dinner Scrunchie

5. Free People Mega Bow

6. J.Crew Bow Scrunchie

7. Urban Outfitters Draped Scrunchie

8. Urban Outfitters BFF Bow Scrunchie Set

9. & Other Stories Two Pack Scrunchie

10. Sincerely Jules by Scunci Scrunchie

11. Lele Sadoughi Red Velvet Scrunchie

12. Lele Sadoughi Ivory Pearl Scrunchie

13. AEO Tie-Dye Bow Scrunchie

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