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Revealed: We Show You the Secret to Making Hair Accessories Look Cool

Hair accessories are officially back in fashion. Especially those with a '90s vibe: think hair claws, headscarves and barrettes. The secret to pulling off a retro accessory and making it feel totally wearable and now is to embrace your hair's own natural texture for a slightly more lived-in look. Forget perfection, as mussed up hair that feels organic is the way to go.

But if your hair texture needs a little finessing to look more bedhead than dragged through a hedge, then it's worth looking to System Professional's new styling range. There are 13 products infused with nourishing ingredients and inspired by skincare-makeup hybrids spanning three lines: Beautiful Base (BB) products offer lightweight hold to help when styling, Creative Care (CC) deliver softness and shine while Dynamic Definition (DD) give stronger hold and definition to your style. Hair still feels like hair, but it holds, making this range the perfect styling accessory to your hair accessories.

To put the products to the test, we called on two models with very different hair textures and challenged hairstylist Bruce Masefield to create four different accessorised looks. They're perfect for spring (when the snow finally melts and wedding season strikes) and each look can be adapted to suit pretty much every hair type.