Ever searched your room for a hair tie before your workout and had to settle on using a rubber band? We feel your pain. It’s not fun to punish yourself after a workout by pulling your hair and cringing as you let it down. After all, you just worked out—that’s cause for a reward, not a wince. To the rescue, we come! Keep your hair up and out of your face comfortably and stylishly with the top ten activewear hair accessories fit for any fitness gal. Never settle on wimpy hair elastics or headbands again with these ten essential accessories that also have the advantage of looking super cute. We know that’s not the point of working out, but still, it never hurts. We’ve found the best headbands, scrunchies and hair bands available, so put your locks up and get ready to sweat it out!
June 6, 2017
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Under Armour Women's Mini Headbands
BEST FOR: Cutely keeping your locks in place—these come in a variety of fun colors.
USERS SAID: "My 12-year-old daughter bought these hair bands bc she hasn't been able to find any bands that stay in her hair. These work!!! She has played sports and road her bike without them falling off. Great buy!”
L. Erickson Sport Ponytail Holders
LOVED FOR: These fun and bright ponytail holders have a flair that’s totally ‘80s, and we’re here for them.
USERS SAID: “I have very thick long hair and no ponytail band has ever been able to control this mop until I bought these! I workout A LOT and they stay in place and you won't have to re-adjust your pony every 5 minutes. LOVE LOVE LOVE.”
BEST FOR: Comfortably and cutely keeping your locks in place through a variety of activities
USERS SAID: “This is my favorite headband by far. It stays put but is not too tight. Every other headband I own gives me a headache, not this one! It is also super soft. I wear for everything from yoga to spin.”
Sweaty Betty Anna Headband
USERS SAID: “I bought this headband as a recommendation from one of my friends and it is amazing. Keeps my ears so warm in this cold weather and the hair off my face. It stays in place too. Best one ever.”
BEST FOR: Wearing in hot and cold weather—this headband will keep you warm, dry and covered.
Invisibobble Original Hair Tie
LOVED FOR: Its strong hold and staying power
USERS SAID: “Love these! They go in hair with ease and come out with no snagging or pulling. They stay put even through a vigorous workout. The nude color blends well with blonde hair if you don't want it to stand out. Will buy again!”
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