11 New Hair Accessory Trends That You Must Know in 2020

“What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.” 

– Miuccia Prada

Accessorizing the Mane!

Fashion statements are made each and every day. Whether it is coming up with unique and quirky ways to glam yourself up or recreating an old-style, fashion is always evolving.

Fashion is constantly changing over the years, even months. There are fashionable accessories literally for each and every part of your body, from your neck to feet to fingers and even your hair. We just cannot get it enough!

One of the most exquisite things about a person, male or female, is their hair. Whether it is short or long, plaited or flowing, hair defines a person more than you can even imagine. The reason why we think we look our best the day we shampoo our hair! Our hair accentuates our face and makes us look even more beautiful.

Pedal To The Metal And Bedazzle Thou Hair…

Although the coronavirus outbreak did screw up our plans majorly, there still have been myriad accessory trends for our hair that have gone viral. Elle Hegarty of Ian McCabe Studio says, “Get ready to see some of your favourite trends relieved and reimagined because 2020 is all about headbands, scrunchies, and barrettes.” 

2019 will forever be known as the ‘year of the headband’. But which trend do you think will symbolize 2020?

Here are 11 new and fresh hair accessorizing trends for 2020 you should know about:

Pearl Accessories

Most of the trends that become famous and create a buzz find its inception from runway models and pearl accessories are not an exception. Pearls have always been quite a chic and sophisticated piece of jewel, and wearing it on your hair will surely bring out that majestic side of yours!

Since it grabbed the audiences’ attention at London Fashion Week, it became a hyped item to experiment with.

Remember Cardi B’s iconic pearled updo at the Oscars? Well, we definitely do!

It can be very endearing and challenging to perfect the look, but wearing a simple pearl-encrusted headband or a pearl bobby pin is enough to seal the dea


Oversized Headbands

This new trendsetter is feeding Instagram posts far too well! What started off as an accessory for toddlers became quite the “look” for the ladies. From models to celebrities to influencers everyone has and is perfecting this look (remember Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girls?). Everyone is going gaga over this hair accessory trend not just because it is downright stylish but also because of its versatility.

You can wear these cute oversized headbands for girls with a messy low bun or a ponytail or even flowing. Whatever it is you desire, oversized girls headbands surely will make you look like a teenage dream!


Ribbons and Scarfs

Yes, scarfs are making a dramatic return from the past. Thanks to actresses like Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn who made scarfs quite the classic headgear. Wearing a triangularly folded satin or chiffon scarf over your head and securely tying it under your chin while showing some of your hair makes the overall look graceful. 

Ribbons and scarfs can also be fashioned as hairbands. It can be used to tie up the hair into a ponytail that can successfully bring back that sexy vintage look! 

With scarfs, you can achieve the ultimate laidback California girl look.



From wearing it as a hairband to wearing it as a bracelet, scrunchies are an item that is guaranteed to be found in every girl’s closet. Scrunchies have earned more credit today than when they had first entered the fashion scene in the 80s. It is the go-to hair accessory that has still managed to be a hip trend. It is perfect for a topknot or a messy bun. You can also wear a few of those colourful scrunchies on your wrist and rock a ‘VSCO girl’ vibe!


Did You Know…?

In ancient Egypt, women plaited their hair and intertwined them with colourful ribbons and flowers. They usually used lotus flowers as it symbolized abundance. In Chinese dynasties, female dancers and aristocratic women accessorized their hair buns with gold and emeralds. However, hair accessories were quite uncommon in Western Europe during the medieval period. It was strongly believed as “unhealthy regard for personal vanity”.

Parting Accessories 

Parting accessories grabbed way too much attention for not to be qualified as a 2020 trendsetter! Since actresses like Lucy Boynton and Charlize Theron fearlessly rocked the accessory, parting hair accessories became quite the show-stopper. It is worn on the parting section in the middle or either side of your hair. Whether it is made of jewels, pearls or glitter, parting accessories for hair are sure to set you apart from the rest!

parting accessory

Bucket Hats

What started off as headgear to protect farmers and fishermen from the rain in the early 1900s, became a stylish hair accessory after the mid-2000s. Celebrities like Jungkook from the famous Korean boy-band BTS have glorified the bucket hat look. Bucket hats can be worn comfortably by both men and women. It looks best when paired with jeans and a tee or a jacket, and gives a cool tomboyish appearance to women and a flamboyant look to men.

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Low-slung ponytails have become quite a common and popular hairstyle. So to make it a bit more interesting and less boring, using metallic or patterned barrettes or pins can make the style more elegant. It looks very sophisticated for a party or a small get-together. This look will definitely drop everyone’s jaws to the floor. Also if you are struggling for hair loss problems then do visit the page.


“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” – Rachel Zoe.

Floral Accessories

Floral hair accessories have always added a fresh and mystical punch to an outfit. It is the perfect cutting-edge trend for the spring. Something as simple as a floral headband or a floral bobby pin can give an organic touch to your hair. Floral designed brooches for fall 2020 have become popular too. Remember how classy and funky Lisa Kudrow looked in her floral clips as Phoebe in F.R.I.E.N.D.S? 

So if you want to dress up your hair in a youthful way, floral hair accessories for women are a perfect choice!



Bows are the easiest hair accessories that can be pulled off by anyone. Bows can come in varied sizes which allow you to be quite experimental with your hairstyle. From girls to women, everyone can try out this look. It can be used to tie your hair in a bubble braid or half-up half-down style. Bow headbands are also available in the market that can be worn while keeping your hair down. It creates a very innocent and playful look. 



Bandanas have dominated pop culture heavily. Christian Dior models are famous for wearing them. Wearing bandanas may not be classy like the other accessories, but they sure do give off a bad girl vibe. It can make your tame outfits look wild and sexy! And the best thing about it is it can be worn by both the sexes. Anyone can walk the ramp while wearing this cool headband.


Pastel Accessories

Pastel hair accessories for girls are one of the most fun ways of getting artsy and groovy with your hair-do. These soft coloured and delicate slides and clips look cute with dresses and skirts. It adds a 90s touch to it.

pastel clips hair accessory

These are some of the ravishing hair accessory trends for 2020. Pick one of these trends that resonates with your fun personality the most, and rock it! It is all about picking the right choice and complimenting it with your outfit.

Paroma Bhattacharya
Paroma is a shopaholic with an undying thirst for fashion, music, movies, books, dancing, and of course, binging on Netflix! She loves searching for new fashion trends and following them. Lipsticks and nail-paints are her guilty pleasure!




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