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17 cute and trendy hair accessories that are perfect for summer — starting at $5

Keep sticky, humid hair out of your face in style.
Three  Women in the summer time, wearing stylish hair accessories
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Whether you're putting on a pair of colorful earrings, a bold necklace or a stylish patterned bag, accessories add the perfect finishing touches to any outfit. Often overlooked, though, are hair accessories! Instead of using a plain black hair tie everyday, opt for a colorful scrunchie, a beaded headband or a patterned clip to add another layer to your look.

Summer is the best time to flex your hair accessories collection. They keep your hair out of your face on those extra hot days without sacrificing style. We rounded up a few of the best summer hair accessories in different styles under $20.

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Headbands for summer

Athleta Swept Up Headband in Powervita

Made with moisture-wicking material, this headband is not only perfect for working out but is also cute enough to wear on a regular day. This bright peach color will fit right in with all of your seasonal looks and it also comes in a neutral blue.

Metal Headbands

Embrace your inner '90s child with these metal headbands. Reviewers love these headbands for their ease and value for the cost.

The Hair Edit Raffia Headband

Add a boho touch to any simple summer look with this wide headband from The Hair Edit.

Allucho Velvet Faux Pearl Headbands

Headbands are a classic hair accessory that come in so many different styles. We love this set with a twist and faux pearls on each. The open end allows you to slide it on and easily smooth hair out of your face. This set comes with headbands in pink, yellow, black and white.

Floral Headband Set

These headbands are perfect for anyone that's aiming for more of a boho chic look. They feature a twist in the front that is part of the design, so you don't have to worry about getting it right every time. Just slip it on, pull up and go! There are seven different pattern and color options available.

Hair ties for summer

The Hair Edit Black Bow Sash Scrunchie

This bow sash scrunchie keeps things simple, but not boring. Bonus: It's made with satin material so you don't have to worry about breakage.

Kitsch Matte Scrunchies

Add a pop of color to the basics! This set of scrunchies comes in five different colors in shades of blue, cream, blush and mauve. Made with suede material, they are soft to the touch and gentle on your hair.

Kitsch Spiral Hair Ties

These coil hair ties have 21,000+ verified five-star ratings on Amazon. They are designed to leave no hair bumps when you take them out and reduce the headaches that come from having your hair tied up for too long. Score this pack of eight hair ties in four different colors for under $10.

Haimeikang Scarf Scrunchies

This set of four cute scarf scrunchies features patterns that are perfect for summer! There are nine sets available featuring different bright and playful patterns.

Hair clips for summer

scunci Butterfly Mini Jaw Clips

These mini butterfly clips will add a playful element to any hairstyle that is perfect for summer.

The Hair Edit Fuchsia Modern Bobby Pins

Nothing says summer like a bright and bold pop of color. These fuchsia bobby pins from The Hair Edit are exactly what you need to make your look stand out.

Goody Large Claw Clip

The pink watercolor design on this clip will stand out in your hair and will pair well with any of your favorite summer looks. It's also available in blue.

Tocess Big Hair Claw Clips

Reviewers with all different hair types, from thick and curly to fine and straight, are raving about how well these bestselling hair clips have worked for them. Choose from nine sets in a variety of colors.

Syeenify Fashion Hair Clips Set

Not sure which style of clip to get? Just get all of them! This set of 20 hair clips features pieces that range in style, size and design. You'll have a hair clip for every outfit.

Headscarves for summer

Asos Design Cotton Bandana with '90s Motif

Nail the '90s look with this bandana designed with classic prints from that decade.

Madewell Bandana

This Madewell bandana takes the process of getting hair out of your face to a new fashionable level. Available in two dozen different patterns, it's a bestseller for the brand and has an almost perfect five-star average rating.

Fonyve Satin Headscarf

This multiuse satin headscarf is perfect for any outfit — and it doesn't just have to be for your hair! You can use it as a belt, a shawl, an ankle tie or a bandana.

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