Best Scrunchie & Scrunchie Alternatives


A pretty summer print in an easy-on-your-strands silk fabric. It’s like tying a silk scarf around your ponytail, and just as pretty.

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L. Erickson Silk Floral Scrunchie $54


Smaller and subtler than the typical ‘80s scrunchies, these basics blend with your hair color.

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Goody Jersey Scrunchies $5


These comfy, stretchy, no-metal elastics let you indulge in summer’s neon craze and look equally cute stacked on the wrist.

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Bop Basics Neon Hair Tie Set $45 for 18


The way-chic way to give ponytails grip and style. The suede-lined accessory dresses up any coif.

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Jennifer Behr Pony Wrap, $58


A cross between a ponytail holder and a barrette, these elegant tortoiseshell pieces are roomy enough to ensure they won’t squeeze or break thick strands.

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France Luxe Ponytail Barrette, $27


A mix between a rubber band and a scrunchie, Threddies Braided Elastic Scrunchies are made with flat, woven elastics braided into a chain link pattern. In 18 shades.

Threddies Braided Elastic Scrunchies $3.