Headbands or Hairbands
In the 1910s head ace bands would likely have been more lace in design a crochet central panel decorated with ribbons and rosettes and border with lace. Example from the 1920s and 1930s are more apt to be dramatic sheaths in exotic fabrics and decorated with feathers, and would have been worn with fashion by couturiers.
These sort of headache bands probably achieved their peak of popularity in the 1920s. today, items called headache bands are apt to be strictly utilitarian and medical in focus.
During the same periods, jeweled headache bands or headbands, often in precious metals and precious gems were popular.
A tiara is a jeweled, ornamental crown traditional worn by women. It is worn during formal occasion, particularly if the dress code is white tie.
A bobby pin (also known as a Kirby grip or hair grip in the UK) is a type of hairpin, usually of metal or plastic, used in coiffure to hold hair in place. It is a small double-pronged hair pins or clips that slides into hair with the prongs open and then the flexible prong closes over the hair to hold it in place.
They are typically plain and unobtrusively colored, but some are elaborately decorated or jeweled.
The main use of bobby pins is to hold hair in place. In addition to bobbed hair, bobby pins are often used in up- dos, bun’s and other hair styles where a sleek look is desired.
To use a bobby pin in hair hold the hair in the desire position and push the bobby pin (straight side up) into place.
Bobby pins can also be used to hold head covering such as headbands, bandannas, and yarmulkes in place.
They can be used as decorative elements in hair.
Like barrettes, decorated bobby pins are sometimes meant to be noticed in hair. A decorated bobby pins are sometimes meant to be noticed in hair. A decorated bobby pin can have beads. Ribbons or other details on it, and is usually worn to pull back front section of hair while looking decorative.
Bobby pins may also be tinted a hair color, such as blonde, brown, or red to blend better into the hair.
Some are made without the wavy rigid-side and instead are smooth and curved. They are made this way to help with the grip factor and they stay closer and more tightly attached to the hair that it is pinned to.
Bobby pins may also be padded in order to avoid creasing the hair.