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The Correct Names For Fashionable Hair Accessories

What's This Hair Accessory's Actual Name?

"Hair thingamabob," "clippie," and "oh, you know, that thing" are definitely a part of the common parlance of hair accessories, especially when it comes to items that are a subgenre of a larger product type, like hair clips or headbands. The thing is, though, that many of the items you see around do have their own perfectly nice names, and they're the sort of words that are helpful when you're talking to your stylist or looking for something online. Do you know your favorite hair implement's real name? Take my quiz and find out.

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What's this thing's actual name?

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What's this thing's name . . . in England?

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What's this traditional Indian bridal hair adornment called?

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What's the proper name for this type of veil?

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What's this old-fashioned hair net actually called?

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vanityx0kills vanityx0kills 6 years
5/5! (:
vanityx0kills vanityx0kills 6 years
5/5! (:
GummiBears GummiBears 6 years
That's what the first piece is called, a fascinator? Boy I would have never guessed.
dblless dblless 6 years
5/5! Yay! :) I knew i've been paying attention.
dblless dblless 6 years
5/5! Yay! :) I knew i've been paying attention.
tellmemorex2 tellmemorex2 6 years
4/5. I really love that 1st hairclip!
runningesq runningesq 6 years
oh fun ! I really want a fascinator for my hair now :)
sparkleluvr sparkleluvr 6 years
Hair accessories are my favorite! I think I would like to just things "sparkly" though, 'cause sparkly things are another favorite of mine! :-)
MsTyque MsTyque 6 years
Yay! 4 outta 5 - The indian bridal piece stumped me
soapbox soapbox 6 years
2/5. At least I knew the Kirby Grip one haha.
doogirl doogirl 6 years
5/5, the first two were guesses!
TammyO TammyO 6 years
Bobby pin got its name in America since it was invented to keep newly bobbed hair(with the Bobbed/Shingled hair craze of the 20's) neat and tidy since it can have a tendency to fall forward into the face. I don't know what Kirby would mean though.
thenekoling thenekoling 6 years
kirby grip.. how strange! i guess bobby pin doesn't make any more sense either
Ellenora Ellenora 6 years
5/5 Woo hoo! I have been paying attention to hair accessory names. The maang tikka was hard though!
neonbee neonbee 6 years
Oh, that's a snood? I never knew that.
miss-malone miss-malone 6 years
Interesting..
miss-malone miss-malone 6 years
Interesting..
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