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Best Workout Headbands for Short Hair

Evann Clingan - Razored BobMy hair was shoulder length until last weekend, when I cut another two inches off and razored more layers into it. I have a habit of doing this every few months and feel more like myself with shorter hair. Unfortunately, short and wispy layers don’t like to stay pulled back during my workouts. As of last week, I was able to wear a thin headband and throw my hair into a ponytail. I now have to carefully tuck the shorter pieces into a thick headband and maybe add some bobby pins.

I already have a favorite thick headband (see below) but thought it might be a good idea to buy a few more, if I’ll be wearing them about five times per week. Since my half marathon training officially starts soon, I turned to some serious runners on Twitter to ask them what headbands they wear on long runs.

Lululemon Fly Away Tamer Headband

Under Armour Women’s UA Perfect Headband

Sparkly Soul Wide Headband

Lululemon Fly Away Tamer Headband ($12) – Evann Recommended
Under Armour Women’s UA Perfect Headband ($15) – Kasey Recommended
Sparkly Soul Wide Headband ($17) – JesicaAshley, Dorothy
Jess, Abby, & Lora Recommended

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  • Reply Jesica @rUnladylike

    I hope all your new headbands work for you, and your new cut is so cute! I’ve really liked Sparkly Soul headbands, although I generally run with a visor. They are one of the few headbands that don’t fly off my head. My noggin must be a funny shape :) Happy running and training!

    November 13, 2013 at 10:36 am
  • Reply What’s In My Bag: Fitness Edition | Evann Clingan

    […] Flyaway Tamer Headband ($12) – I wrote about the wonders of this headband in this post. It’s relatively wide, very absorbent, and never moves during a workout. It also […]

    December 30, 2013 at 7:01 am
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