DIY Hair Accessories

By Amy Lawrenson


For me, hair accessories are having a moment. Maybe it’s the festive period or the fact that they’re a purse-friendly way to update your look - whatever it is I love them. A while back I was chatting with hairstylist Adam Reed, at his Percy & Reed salon, who told me he was making pompom accessories for an industry hair show. Here he reveals how you can make them too…


‘I purchased some wire hair bands from John Lewis and pompoms, £5.50, from I used fine artist’s wire to thread through the pompoms then wire them on to the headbands. The great thing about this look is that you can be creative. Use as many or as few as you like or you could replace the pompoms with colourful badges. Another great tip is to wear two headbands for added impact. It's all about making it as quirky, fun and interesting as possible.’

I’m going to be attaching pompoms to wire hair combs, £1.30 each, from, and barettes, £1.99 for 10, from

Click here to visit the Percy & Reed website...

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