New trend alert! These hair accessories have been blowing up our Instagram feed

#BeatHairBoredom with the latest hair accessory trend taking over our Instagram feed!  

Here at All Things Hair HQ, we love spotting a new trend in the making; be it stunning hair hues (think neon peach and cereal-inspired shades) or fresh woven styles (like the upside-down French braided bun), we seek them all!

Now, while we love all these fun and innovative looks, the latest trend we’re crushing over is far simpler to recreate. In fact, even if your a complete hair styling newbie, you can rock this trend like a total pro! We are, of course, talking about all the metallic hair accessories blowing up on our Instagram feed.

Beat hair boredom with the latest metal hair accessories trend


Metal hair accessories - dark brown bob length hair with half up style and simple circle gold accessory
We love the simplicity of this half-up, half-down hairstyle. Credit:

Chic and simple

Got short strands yet want to get in on the half-up hair trend? While it’s normally quite difficult to work your strands into any updo style, utilising a chic metal hair clip will give you the look in an instant! Credit: @bluntandco_

Metal hair accessories - wavy dark hair long bob with side parting secured back by star metal accessory
From ordinary to extraordinary. Credit:

Shine bright

Special occasion coming  up? Feel like your hair lacks that finishing touch? Sounds like you need a sparkling accessory to jazz up your mane.

This hairstyle will look amazing for brides and bridesmaidsprom-goers or even date-night romantics, taking your everyday look up a notch with a jewelled metal hair slide! Credit: @riawna


Editor’s tip: If you’re using heat to create stunning waves, remember to protect your tresses by using the VO5 Heat Protect SprayThis gives a satin soft finish to your mane, with an ultra glamorous sheen, too.

Brown hair in high bun with gold metal hair cuff
This look can take you from day to night. Credit:

Day to night bun

Are you one of those people who have a jam packed social life and need a hairstyle to take you from working hours to happy hours? Well, why not make this cuffed bun your go-to look?

Whether you choose a ballerina bun or messy top knot as your everyday updo, give it a major style boost with the help of a gold hair cuff and watch as your look is completely transformed. Credit: @anyalesun

Metal hair accessories - long dark smooth straight hair with side covered in hair slides
Who knew the humble hair slide could look so pretty. Credit:

Smooth operator

You probably know hair slides as the essential tool for taming unruly flyaways and short layers. However, this Instagrammer has put her own spin on the humble accessory and it’s blowing our minds.

Keeping her dark tresses super smooth and sleek, she has neatly placed golden hair slides behind her ear for a red carpet-ready look. Credit: @bluntandco_

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Editor’s tip: If you want strands as sleek as these, we suggest adding a few drops of the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil to your end look, to help tame flyaways and fight frizz.

Metal spike hair accessories - double french braids with gunmetal spiky accessories throughout
Toughen up your braided do with spiky metal hair accessories. Credit:

Tough braids

If like Emily Ratajkowski and Bella Hadid you love a boxer braids hairstyle, give them a twist by adding in some spiky hair accessories.

We love this style for a festival or music concert and if you are lucky enough to wing your eyeliner like this Instagrammer, definitely do it! Credit: @desiperkins

long blonde hair with tousled wavy finish and gold hair cuff
This ponytail and gold hair cuff is a match made in heaven. Credit:

Golden ponytail

There are not many occasions that a ponytail won’t see you through in style. However, if your pony has become your go-to look and well, you fancy a change, simply add a golden hair cuff to the base. This will conceal your hairband and take your look from ordinary to extraordinary in a flash! Credit: @kristin_ess

Metal hair accessories- golden crown accessory on bob length blonde hair
Your majesty. Credit:

Crowning glory

When the time comes for a really special occasion, you have to dig out the crown jewels, or in this case, a golden crown hair accessory. Trust us: with this regal hairstyle, you’ll be the belle of any ball. Credit: @dominikagrnova


See? Styling for mane has never been so easy! And for even more fantastic styling hacks, head on over to our Party Hairstyles page. There you will find everything from sparkling glitter looks to festival-ready ‘dos.

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