Hollywood's Dainty Jewelry Trend Has Reached New Heights

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Blame the fact that ponytails are trending or that scrunchies have made a full-blown comeback, but this season, we're trying to make the most of our updos. Braids? Yes, please. Half-ups? Cool for the fall. Topknots, baby bangs, ribbon headbands that would make Blair Waldorf proud? We're here for it all.
Which is why we're loving Hollywood's recent flock to a new minimalist, yet undeniably elegant hair trend: jewel-adorned hair accessories. Pearl-studded bobby pins and tiny crystals have been seen on everyone from up-and-coming starlets like Lily James, to bonafide stars like Ariana Grande and Tessa Thompson.
However ho-hum you're feeling with your go-to hairstyle, there's a jeweled hair piece to tastefully jazz it up — and all you have to do is put a pin on it. Click ahead for all our favorites.
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For a screening of Amandla Stenberg's new film The Hate U Give, hairstylist Vernon François tied up Stenberg's updo with three pearl pins on each side.
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Tessa Thompson has sported pearl beads in her hair not once, but twice, with the first time being at the 2018 Met Gala, where a row of pearls and crystals ran down the back of her three-tiered bun. Then for a screening of her film Sorry to Bother You, hairstylist Lacy Redway weaved pearl beads into Thompson's braids.
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For the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again premiere, Lily James paired her princess-y white-and-blue strapless ball gown with an equally ethereal-meets-bohemian look. Hairstylist Ben Skervin worked the actress's long blonde hair into a loose, wavy half-up style, adorned with delicate pearl hairpins by Jennifer Behr.
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Kristen Ess used her own Soft Shine Beach Wave Spray to finish this curly ponytail, accented by the Jennifer Behr Perla Bobby Pin Set.
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This topknot, featuring a base studded with silver Kela hair accessories, would look killer with an equally-sparkly eye.
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If you don't want your tousled low-do to look sloppy, then try slipping on a piece like the Hardware Ponytail Piece from Jen Atkin's fourth Chloe + Isabel collection.
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The most exciting aspect of this trend is that it works for all hair types. If you want to stick a few beauties from the Multi-Crystal Pin Set (these are from Atkin's new collection, too) in your curls, just make sure that your hair is moisturized to avoid snags.
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Yep, we're still swooning over Kelela's bejeweled dreadlocks. (With handmade accessories by Mischa Notcutt!)
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Right on that same swoon-worthy level? Beaded braids, courtesy of Yara Shahidi this time around.
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César Ramirez accented Demi Lovato's wavy double ponytails with gold accessories that matched her hoops.
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"Hair goals achieved," Kate Mara (in Atkin's pearl bobby pins) captioned an Instagram. Agreed.

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