9 Party Hair Accessories to Finish Off Your Festive Look

Dazzle at your Christmas party with one of these top hair accessory picks...

The party season is among us and we don’t know about you, but we like to use this time to go all out with our party styles – bring on the glitter, pile on the sequins and of course, go extra with our party hair accessories (as if we needed an excuse).

To mark the festive period, we’ve picked the most party-worthy hair accessories to take your everyday look up a level (or two). From a simple barrette update to OTT hair clips, for the more extravagant gals out there, find your next party look, below.

Cosmic Jewels

Party hair accessories: Lauren Conrad with long ombre blonde wavy hair pinned with jewelled star hair accessories.
Remember, stars can’t shine without darkness. Credit: Instagram.com/kristin-ess

Reach for the stars with this jewelled masterpiece seen on hair queen Lauren Conrad. The cosmic style is perfect for a New Year’s Eve party, don’t you think? Credit: @laurenconrad

Pretty Pearls

Party hair accessories: Woman with highlighted blonde wavy hair styled in a half-up, half-down style adorned with pearl hair accessories.
Because who wouldn’t want to wear pearls in their hair. Credit: Instagram.com/allenthomaswood

You may not own a set of pearls but that doesn’t mean you can’t wear pearls in your hair. Add yours to textured waves for a chic party look. Credit: @allenthomaswood

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Jewelled Ponytail

Party hair accessories: Model with brown naturally curly hair in smooth low ponytail with crystal hair slides along the front of hair.
Good hair does not stay home on a Friday so nor do you. Credit: Instagram.com/chloeandisabel

Whether it’s an office party or simply a dull day in December, spruce up a simple ponytail style with some crystal hair slides, because why not? Credit: @chloeandisabel

Editor’s tip: Keep frizz at bay with the VO5 Flyaway Touch-Up Wand. The handbag essential helps to tame frizz, flyaways and reduces the appearance of split ends.

Stash in your handbag or at your desk for emergency hair touch-ups.

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Statement Metallic Hairpin

Party hair accessories: Woman with large bouncy waves on medium length brunette hair with a single gold hair slide pinning the side back.
Make a statement with a striking hair accessory this party season. Credit: Instagram.com/natalieannehair

Team your bouncy wavy blowout with a statement hair accessory like this gold hairpin for an instant party update with minimal effort. Credit: @natalieannehair

Crossed Pins

Party hair accessories: Blonde model with long slightly wavy hair secured with mixed jewel accessories wearing a star sheer top.
Where better to wear your jewels than in your hair. Credit: Instagram.com/brittsully

Bobby pins often come to the rescue but they are hardly party hair certified, are they? Which is why we suggest switching them out for some impressive jewel slides instead.

Wear yours crossed like the model above for a stylish finish that is worthy of any red carpet. Credit: @brittsully

Editor’s tip: For added radiance and multi-dimensional shine, reach for TONI&GUY Rose Gold Highlighter. Dab all over or on sections of the hair for shimmer lights.

Whimsical Pearls

Party hair accessories: Woman with brown wavy shoulder length hair with pearl hair pins along the side.
Opt for a whimsical style this party season. Credit: Instagram.com/leletny

Looking for a way to transform your look into an ethereal piece of art? Then look no further as these pearl pins are all you need. Credit: @leletny

Celestial Pick ‘n’ Mix

Party hair accessories: Woman with naturally curly brown hair in high ponytail with jewelled hair pins and slides along the front of the hair.
Let your hair be your best accessory this party season. Credit: Instagram.com/scunci

If you want to take your pineapple updo to star-worthy heights, follow this natural hair Instagrammer and add a mix of various jewel accessories to your updo. Credit: @scunci

Editor’s tip: Smooth, sparkle and shine with TONI&GUY Shimmering Silver Illuminating Hair Perfume. Mist over hair after styling to create the perfect finish for any party look.

Minimal Dazzle

Party hair accessories: Woman with long wavy strawberry blonde hair with hair slides at the temple wearing a sequin top.
What’s better than a double dose of sequins for the party season? Credit: Instagram.com/jenniferbehr

If festive hair isn’t really your thing but you want to add a little sparkle to your locks, make this simple yet effective pinned style your next Christmas party look. Credit: @jenniferbehr

Psst: This is a great way to stylishly secure bangs away from your face.

Stacked Side-swept

Party hair accessories: Stacked jewelled hair accessories
Show them your best side with this party style. Credit: Instagram.com/sunniebrook

If you have short hair, you know it can be quite tricky to style, which is why we think this stacked side-swept bob is the perfect look to get you in the festive spirit. Credit: @sunniebrook

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