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

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 Comments

  • Reply Beauty Reflections

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

    November 15, 2011 at 2:32 PM
  • Reply The Lacquered Lady

    Can we see some pics of these in action?

    November 15, 2011 at 5:04 PM
  • Reply Larie

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

    November 15, 2011 at 5:17 PM
  • Reply Beth Quah Soo Jing

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

    November 15, 2011 at 5:29 PM
  • Reply Paris B

    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

    November 15, 2011 at 6:52 PM
  • Reply dani@callitbeauty

    HO-M-G, this stuff is amazeballs!

    I just said amazeballs -____-.

    November 15, 2011 at 8:13 PM
  • Reply Jamilla

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

    November 16, 2011 at 12:52 AM
  • Reply Eden-Avalon

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

    November 16, 2011 at 1:05 PM
  • Reply Silhouettex

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

    November 17, 2011 at 3:38 AM
  • Reply Connie

    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!!

    November 17, 2011 at 9:29 AM
  • Reply eight

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

    November 18, 2011 at 12:17 PM
  • Reply Sadi

    I would love to try these. Thankss for doing this

    November 21, 2011 at 1:24 AM
  • Reply gaya

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

    gayathri.lakmini@gmail.com

    November 21, 2011 at 1:41 AM
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    November 21, 2011 at 6:02 AM
  • Reply Dena

    I would love to try this!

    November 21, 2011 at 6:40 AM
  • Reply Zoe

    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!

    November 21, 2011 at 8:12 AM
  • Reply moonchild

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

    November 21, 2011 at 9:02 AM
  • Reply @Lucianittaa

    I´d love to try!

    November 21, 2011 at 11:32 AM
  • Reply Cocovanilla

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

    November 21, 2011 at 3:14 PM
  • Reply BooBooNinja

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

    November 21, 2011 at 9:15 PM
  • Reply lizzy!

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

    November 22, 2011 at 7:50 AM
  • Reply Dena

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

    November 23, 2011 at 2:45 AM
  • Reply Adela

    Done. Problem solved.

    November 24, 2011 at 3:23 AM
  • Reply Gabriela

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

    November 24, 2011 at 10:20 AM
  • Reply @Dinitchka

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

    November 28, 2011 at 3:10 AM
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