“Velcro,” for your hair | Dariya Hair Pad review & giveaway

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The product: Dariya Hair Pad (Magic Hair Pad dupe)

So – hair pads? A little strange. But at the same time, you kind of look at the pad and go “huh. Why hadn’t anyone thought of this sooner?

For those of you who haven’t heard of them before, hair pads (or “fringe holders”) are pieces of velcro-like material designed to keep your hair out of your face. It’s so simple, but for whatever reason, they just haven’t really taken off the way that hair elastics and headbands have!

Unlike elastic-based hair accessories, they don’t squish your hair to your head – so if you’ve, say, already curled your hair, they won’t wreck your curls. I use mine when I wash my face, but they can also be used for things like putting on your contacts or doing your makeup; anything that you’d need to hold your bangs or front layers back for, really.

The Dariya pads are $4.99 for a pack of two (reg $7.99) through AJHairPad.com, who were kind enough to send these in. Each piece is 6.5x10cm, and features little bristle-like hairs: unlike velcro, there aren’t hooks and loops, so they slide into and out of your hair with ease (but have just enough hold to stay in while you’re using them). I think they’re probably best for shorter layers or bangs, but they do a more than decent job in my long layers, too.

Win it

The Dariya pads aren’t too costly to begin with, but we do have a pack (in pink) to give away! You have until next Saturday at midnight to get your entries in, and we’ll contact the winner by email during the week of the 27th.

This giveaway is open internationally, and will be opened to comment entries in one week’s time. Good luck!

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39 Responses to ““Velcro,” for your hair | Dariya Hair Pad review & giveaway”

  1. I love these. I need to get another one. My kid stole mine!

  2. Can we see some pics of these in action?

  3. Um, what? I have never heard of these. They don't…hurt? :P

  4. Beth Quah Soo Jing, on November 15th, 2011 at 5:29 pm said:

    This is an incredibly cute piece of handy accessory! oh my my haha!

  5. Paris B, on November 15th, 2011 at 6:52 pm said:

    These are amazing stuff! I have a set I bought from the Sasa store locally (its very cheap) and I use it every morning. At least it doesn't give me hairband hair and holds up my fringe perfectly. If it helps, here's a pic of mine :) http://www.mywomenstuff.com/2011/03/28/mystery-it

  6. dani@callitbeauty, on November 15th, 2011 at 8:13 pm said:

    HO-M-G, this stuff is amazeballs!

    I just said amazeballs -____-.

  7. I've got the pink ones and they work great!

  8. These are so useful for when you're getting ready!

  9. I used to love these things! Got a couple with a generic palette purchase on Ebay but then I lost them :(

  10. Now this is a first – something I really have never seen before! I cut bangs several months ago and now I always want to get them off my face – lol! Thanks for another great review Rae!!

  11. So cool! I hate how my bangs get all wet when I wash my face. These would be perfect!

  12. I would love to try these. Thankss for doing this

  13. Gosh this looks so beautiful. I really wanna win this one


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  15. I would love to try this!

  16. I have really long that like to get in the way when I do makeup, these would be so perfect!
    My recent post Product Launch: New Sigma Brush Sets!

  17. This sounds so great!
    My recent post Swatches & Review: Beauty UK Day & Night eyeshadow pallete

  18. I´d love to try!

  19. Cocovanilla, on November 21st, 2011 at 3:14 pm said:

    I'd like to try this. + The packaging looks cute!

  20. BooBooNinja, on November 21st, 2011 at 9:15 pm said:

    watch this for a laugh: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embed

  21. I've seen these in a rather cute bow shape!I wonder how well they'd perform with medium thick bangs..annnnywho thanks:)

  22. I am currently listening to this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUjWJSnGVB0
    Even though I'm over hearing covers of this song XD

  23. Done. Problem solved.

  24. I'd love to try this hair pad. Thank you for the giveaway!

  25. I'm new. I just wanted to thank you for having this giveaway.

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