Our elastic headbands are soft and stretchy. They are 5/8 inch wide. Each headband will come with a loop on top so you can clip any hair bow that is on an alligator pinch clip to the headband. Our headbands have a shiny side and a matte side. We reccommend the Shiny side for fancy ribbons like: satin, ruffle, organza...and the Matte side for casual ribbons like grosgrain. With over 80 Colors you are sure to find a perfect match.