Use a Non-Slip Headband
Keeping your hair out of your face during a workout is important, but so is keeping your elastic band from slipping. Luckily, there are non-slip headbands available that can help with both. Look for headbands that are made with a silicone strip or have a texture that will grip your hair and keep the band in place.
Use Bobby Pins
If a non-slip headband isn’t your style, another option is to use bobby pins to secure the elastic band in place. Simply wrap the band around your hair as usual, then use a bobby pin or two to secure the band to your scalp. This will help prevent the band from slipping while you’re working out.
Adjust the Band
Another reason your elastic band may be slipping is because it’s too loose. Make sure the band is snug against your head, but not too tight that it causes discomfort or headaches. It’s also important to adjust the band as needed during your workout, as it may shift or become looser over time.
Try a Different Material
Depending on how you’re wearing your elastic band, the material may be causing issues with slipping. If you’re wearing the band around your head, try a material that’s moisture-wicking, like a stretchy spandex or polyester blend. If you’re wearing the band around your hair, a silicone material may work best. Try experimenting with different materials to see what works for you.
Choose a Different Style
If you’ve tried everything and your elastic band still won’t stay in place, it may be time to switch up your style. Try using a different type of hair accessory, like a clip or barrette, that may be more secure during your workouts. Or, consider braiding or pulling back your hair in a way that doesn’t require an elastic band at all.