Ways to Wear a Headscarf: 4 Stylish & Easy Looks to Try

Alyssa François | 19 April 2019
10 mins Style Easy

The possibilities are endless!

The headscarf is one of go-to accessories for styling our hair whether it’s a bad hair day or a good one. There are so many different ways to sport the look and so many scarves out there to help bring our outfits to life. Traditionally speaking, there are a number of cultures that already do this. We are inspired by every single culture out there and took some notes on how to recreate some of our favorite ways to wear a headscarf.

Read on for four of our favorite ways to wear a headscarf:



4 Ways to Wear A Headscarf



1. The Low Knot

head scarf low knot
1

Place scarf on head.

To create the low knot style, the first thing you need to do is smooth your hair back and place your scarf on your head. 

head scarf nape
2

Tie scarf.

Take the ends of the scarf and tie into a knot. Be careful not to make it too tight as it may be uncomfortable. 

head scarf: coil ends
3

Wrap ends around.

Coil the ends of the scarf into a giant bun. Tuck the ends into the base to hold in place. 

head scarf: final look
4

Final look.

Here’s the final result! A sleek low knot head scarf style!

2. The Crown

head scarf crown
1

Place scarf on head.

Place your scarf a few inches behind your hairline. You can use Nexxus Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel to help shape your baby hairs if you’re into that look. 

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head scarf: twist hair
2

Twist ends.

Twist the ends tightly like a two-strand twist.

3

Wrap ends around.

Take the twisted end of your scarf and wrap it around your head. 

4

Final look.

This is how your scarf should look! 

3. Turban

head scarves: turban tutorial
1

Place a scarf donut on your head.

This tutorial is a little different since it involves a hack. You want to roll up a small scarf into a donut shape and place at the top of your head. This will help maintain the shape of the turban.

head scarves: turban tutorial
2

Place scarf at the nape.

Put your scarf on your head from the nape of your neck. Bring the ends to the front and criss-cross the ends. 

head scarves: turban tutorial
3

Cross scarf ends.

After criss-crossing the ends of the scarf, bring it towards the back of your head. 

head scarves: turban
4

Tie the back.

Cross ends at the back of your head and bring them back to the front.

 

head scarves: tuck ends
5

Tuck in place.

Tuck the ends of your scarf in place to fasten. 

head scarves: final look
6

The final look!

Here’s the final look of the turban style. 

 

4. The Top Knot

head scarves
1

Place scarf at nape.

To begin the top knot style, place your scarf at the nape of your neck and bring forward. 

2

Coil ends of scarf.

Coil the ends of the scarf tightly so you can begin to create your top knot. 

3

Coil into bun.

Coil the ends around into a bun as you would with any top knot hairstyle. 

head scarves: bun
4

Final top knot style.

Once you have tucked the ends in, this is the final result!

 

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