How to Wear a Headscarf in Less than 5 Minutes

Bonus: You'll never have a bad hair day again.

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Curious about how to wear a headscarf in as little time as possible? Just because you’re hanging at home doesn’t mean you can’t switch up your style. Hair accessories are having a major moment in 2020 and they happen to be great for dirty-hair days. We love this look so much we knew we had to share with you how to create it on your own.

We recreate this haute hairstyle via a quick, easy, pineapple-inspired updo on curly hair.

1

Prep Your Hair

Wash with a system specified for curly hair like Emerge It’s Knot Happening Sulfate-Free Shampoo and Emerge Smooth Mover Conditioner. Afterwards, fold your headscarf diagonally so it forms a triangle.

2

Fold into a Strip

From your triangular shape, flip the scarf over. Then, fold the bottom point up and over until it reaches the upward edge, resulting in a long, rectangular strip of fabric.

3

Create Your High Pony

Prep hair with some humidity-resistant gel, like TRESemmé TRES Two Mega Firm Control Gel, to help tame any flyaways and cowlicks. Next, gather your hair into a high ponytail at the crown of your head, and secure with a hair elastic. Smooth down your base with a fine-toothed comb.

4

Tie on Your Scarf

Wrap your scarf around the back of your head and have the ends face the front. Tie it on, making a firm knot in the middle.

5

Tuck in the Ends

Starting with one end, cross it over the center knot, effectively creating a coil. Tuck the ends inside the folds, and repeat with the other end.

6

Repeat on the Other End

Cross the other end around and over the knot and tuck in the end within the folds.

7

Done!

Refine the knot and fluff up those ringlets to make sure they all cascade down and peek through. Apply Suave Define & Shine Serum Gel to hair to make it smooth and shiny. Then, secure the look with bobby pins around your nape if necessary. You’re all set!

That’s all there is to creating a headscarf style! Now that you know how to wear a headscarf, you’ll be able to create this look quickly and be ready to go in less than 10 minutes. It’s the perfect look for days in between washes or if you’re craving a style with an accessory. Happy styling!

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