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Flirty summer hair accessories

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Dress up your hair

Hair accessories are an easy way to dress up your look (or a fabulous way to disguise a bad hair day). Check out some of these flirty hair accessories that are perfect for summertime.

Dress up your hair

Fascinator headband

Headbands come in a wide array of styles from wide fabric bands to skinny patent leather styles to retro hippie headbands. This summer, go all out with a colorful, flirty, fantastic headband. You don't need to borrow a hat from Kate Middleton to wear a fascinator. This Tasha 'Feather Whisperer' fascinator headband from Nordstrom is available in peacock teal or mustard yellow and priced at $58.

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Flapper girl style headband

With the release of Gatsby this year, 1920s-inspired fashions are hot, hot, hot! You'll adore this beaded flapper girl style headband, available from Bethany Lorelle's Etsy Shop for $69. Bethany sells a variety of very pretty bridal and seasonal headbands and hair accessories, and this piece is one of our favorites.

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Chain halo

We can't get enough of the headbands and other hair accessories from Jennifer Behr. One item we really adore is the Chain Halo iBandeaux with brass filigree details. This gorgeous piece is perfect when teamed up with your favorite maxi dress and jeweled flat sandals. Priced at $128, this is just one of the amazing pieces you can find at

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Polka dot head wrap

Polka dots are all the rage this summer. They are flirty and fun. If you cut your bangs too short, it's windy outside, or you are just having a bad hair day, this polka dot stretchy head wrap from the Three Bird Nest Etsy shop is a fun choice. This wrap can be worn wide and spread out, or folded narrow into a headband as well. It's available in taupe with cream dots or yellow with white dots. Priced at just under $20, the polka dot head wrap is a bargain.

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Crystal clips

Hair clips and barrettes encrusted with clips will add a little sparkle to any outfit. Whether you are headed to a wedding or just going out on a date, clip your hair back with dazzling hair accessories. We love the Tasha 'Feather' crystal clip, available at Nordstrom for $38, as well as the assortment of rhinestone hair barrettes from Bella Tiara.

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Floral hair pins

Don't use ordinary bobby pins when you put your hair up this summer. Instead wear flirty, flower hair pins in beautiful, soft colors. These vintage-inspired hair pins are just perfect. The set features a coral peach rose, a blush pink chrysanthemum flower and a bouquet of ivory white flowers. The set of three pins is available from the Piggle and Pop Etsy shop, priced at just $12.

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