Illustration: Jordan Moss; Photos: Retailers
Whether they’re functional, ornamental, or a bit of both, hair accessories are an easy and expressive way to celebrate natural hair. “Hair accessories are an extension of my hairstyle and fashion sense,” says Ciara Costenoble, a Paris-based hairstylist who’s worked with Mary J. Blige, Kelela, Taraji P. Henson, and Solange, among others. “I grew up seeing women in my community and family adorn their hair with accessories and as a child, I loved when my aunt would add beads and bows in my hair.” We spoke to five enthusiasts and hair professionals about their favorite accessories for natural hair, and why they’re obsessed.
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