I love these elastic hairbands because they don’t damage the hair, they don’t break and they are really inexpensive. You can buy foldover elastic (FOE) by the yard from numerous sources online. You’ll need about 7″ or 8″ of elastic per hair tie.
The moment I step foot into a trim store I just can’t help myself….I’ll buy every single color of elastic. A large rainbow array of elastic hairbands is a great gift and goes a long way for stocking stuffers or party favors:
An empty condiment jar can be easily be turned into a storage container with some glass etching cream. The jar doubles as the wrapping when a gift tag is added:
If you like a funkier tie dye look check these out as well: