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4 Types of Hair Ties Every Redhead Should Know About

Finding the Best for Your Red Hair

There are different types of hair ties that all serve the same basic function of keeping your red hair pulled back and away from your face. When choosing a hair tie, redheads want to make sure the hair tie will not tug at or pull at your unique strands and cause hair breakage.

Amongst the different types of hair ties, there are two main designs of hair ties: either elastic based or non-elastic based. From oversized scrunchies to traditional ponytail elastics, here are four of the most common types of hair ties so you can find the best option for your red hair. 

1. Scrunchie

A classic style we love for thick red hair is the scrunchie. It’s comfortable and leaves fewer dents in your hair, and it can hold a lot more weight than a traditional style hair tie. Scrunchies make a statement, and maybe that’s not what you’re about.

Redheads Recommend: Kitsch Matte Scrunchies | Whaline Velvet Scrunchies | Ivyu Jumbo Scrunchies

Kitsch Matte Scrunchies: $9

2. Spiral Hair Ties

Thes rubber hair ties are perfect for keeping your hair locked in place no matter what you’re doing. The spiral design leaves fewer dents and is comfortable enough to sleep in.

Redheads Recommend: invisibobble Original Traceless Spiral Hair Ties | Kitsch Spiral Hair Ties

invisibobble Original Traceless Spiral Hair Ties: $5

3. No Slip Hair Ties

If you don’t want a large scrunchie but a regular hair tie isn’t cutting it, try a thicker no slip hair tie. These are great for thick or curly hair because they won’t break, they don’t snag and they can give you a really good hold. 

Redheads Recommend: Burlybands Large Hair Ties | GIMME Bands Thick Fit Hair Ties | Bessrung No Damage Hair Ties

Burlybands Large Hair Ties: $12

4. Traditional Hair Ties

You know them, maybe you love them, maybe you don’t. Traditional hair ties are thin and break easily, and they also leave creases in your hair. Traditional style hair ties are fine for those with shorter hair or thin hair, but for redheads with thick, long, and/or curly hair, a traditional hair tie just isn’t cutting it. You can find options for thick hair that work better, but these are a bit of a last resort. 

Redheads Recommend: scunci Thick Hair Elastics | Goody Ouchless Elastics | How to be a Redhead Redhead Hair Ties (Sold Out)

How to be a Redhead Hair Ties: $7


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