Let's put it this way: You don't want a purple hair tie at the end of your chic fishtail braid, unless you're seven.
Credit: Goody Ouchless Clear Hair Elastics, $2.12, walmart.com
Meant for getting a perfectly taught ponytail, this elastic won't snap as you wrap it around and fit firmly into place.
Credit: Bungees Bands, $3.50, hairboutique.com
You're in a groove at work and really just need to get your hair off your neck. So, keep your blowout a day longer with an elastic that won't give you any kinks.
Credit: Multitude Hair Ties, $15-$16, anthropologie.com
Yes, it's not the sexiest thing you could go to sleep in, but if you care about how your hair looks the next day, you'll become a devotee. (Editor's note: On nights you have the BF sleep over, opt for a silk pillowcase, it performs the same amount of hair magic)
Credit: Knotted Watercolor Headwrap, $3.80, forever21.com
For creating the ultimate topknot without relying on an elastic, these pack serious staying power for your updo.
Credit: Sta-Rite Hair Pins, $2.29, sallybeauty.com