These Pearl Hair Ideas Are Next-Level Gorgeous

March 09, 2020
Samantha Holender
By: Samantha Holender | Makeup.com by L'Oréal
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Once upon a time, pearls were a shiny, off-limits item stowed away in Grandma’s jewelry box, but its recently received a trendy, albeit elegant, upgrade in the hair department. From pearl-embellished headbands and standalone gems to iridescent bobby pins and bling-y barrettes, pearls have been popping up everywhere from the runway to city streets. As a result, the chic hair accessory has taken over our inspo board. Whether your hair is short, long, straight or curly, read on, because we’re sharing are all-time fave pearl hair looks, ahead. 


High-Fashion Feels 


If you want to bump your everyday braid up to the next-level, grab some pearl strands and hair glue and get going. Just bedazzle your part and then weave the strands into your


Braids on Braids


Super chic and extremely elegant, these pearl-studded pigtail braids are giving us major fairytale vibes. The gems soften up the Dutch braids for a hairstyle that is equal parts whimsical and unexpected. Not sure how to get the look? We recommend scooping up some bobby pins with pearl accents and styling accordingly.


Ethereal Vibes


Wedding szn? This pearl-embellished chignon has to be recreated for any and all occasions, STAT. It’s effortlessly chic and crazy stylish but not too in your face. 


Here for the Headbands


Whether you’re on day-four greasy hair, pinched for time or just a low-maintenance kind of girl, a pearl headband will give you and your strands a quick and easy makeover. Sweep your hair into a high pony (a la this look) or keep ’em down and wavy. Either way, it's going to be a good hair day, promise. 


Bring on the Bling


When it comes to glam, glitz and sparkle, there’s simply no such thing as too much. That’s where pearl barrettes come in. Pick your favorites and just keep stacking them, one on top of the other. This is a great way to give the sweet hair accessory a cool-girl edge.