Wear Sporty Headbands Outside Of The Gym — We Dare Ya!

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There's nothing like a good, wide headband to keep your hair in check during a great workout. But, don't be so quick to store that beloved accessory after you're done. Turns out, they're now the next big thing.
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Seen on the runways at Vera Wang (photos at left), KaufmanFranco, and Victoria Beckham, these stretchy wonders were used to keep hairstyles polished and off the models' flawless faces, and, lo and behold, we now have ourselves a full-on spring beauty trend.
Think of the benefits: no flyaways, no more hair-in-lipgloss catastrophes, and you can look hella polished in about three minutes. Slick your hair into a bun or a low ponytail, slide that headband on, and BAM — done. Add a little anti-frizz serum and you are good to go for heat-proof hotness all summer long.
Word to the wise for the re-wearer: If said accessory has been through several SoulCycle classes, your clean beauty look could be sabotaged by a malodorous note. Throw it in with your hand washing once a week, and you'll be golden. Then, score one for the lazy girls — this style's a keeper.


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