Introduction: 2017 Trendiest Headscarf Style

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Are you bored of the way you wear your scarf? Do you want to learn how to wear your headscarf in the most fashionable way? I will guide you through some fun ways to change up your headscarf style! I will be working with a 25.6inch x 67inch Pashmina Scarf. I purchased it from Modanisa.

What you will need:

  • A cotton, polyester, or pashmina scarf
  • A hair band
  • A mirror
  • Some patience

The Turban Style: The turban style hijab is in fashion right now. It’s a modern twist to the headscarf, and it gives your neck room to breath. The turban can upgrade your outfit, and help you cover your hair if you’re having a bad hair day. Your outfit will only look better with a turban style scarf, and you will feel very confident and secure if you follow these instructions!

The estimated time it should take to complete this look for first timers will be around 15 minutes. As you practice more, you will be able to do it in only 2 minutes!

Iron your scarf to your preference, you can also leave it unironed, as I did. It won’t make too much of a difference because the scarf will be wrapped around your bun multiple times.

Step 1: Turban Prep!

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Put your hair up in a high bun and tie it tight with your hair band. Make sure your bun is at a comfortable spot on your head because it will be acting as the hold for the turban.

Find the middle of the scarf’s length.

Step 2: Place the Scarf on Your Head

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Place the middle of the scarf on your head. It does not have to be perfectly in the middle, but the more even it is, the easier it will be.

Step 3: Slide Back!

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Slide the scarf back until the edge is above your forehead. It should be at a comfortable spot on your head.

Some prefer to have most of their forehead covered, while others like to have it about a cm above their hairline. I prefer it to be above my forehead, allowing a little bit of my hair to be visible.

Step 4: Take Hold of the Two Sides

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Take hold of the two ends of the scarf, they should be on opposite sides of your head. The two sides should be behind your shoulders as shown in the image below.

Step 5: Tie the Knot!

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Meet the two ends at the back of your head and tie a simple knot under your hair bun. The knot should be tight enough for you to feel secure. Try moving your head around and moving your jaw to get it at the perfect tightness for you.

Step 6: Now Wrap!

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  1. Wrap each side around the bun.
  2. Meet the two ends, now shorter, at the top of the bun.
  3. Wrap the ends around the top of the bun.
  4. Meet the ends back at the bottom where you made the first knot.

Step 7: Wrap and Fold In

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Tie a small second knot at the bottom of the bun where the first knot was made. Fold the loose ends into the corners of the jackets within the bun.

Step 8: How It Should Look!

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After following all the steps, here's how the turban should look from the back. Don't give up if you didn't get it right the first time around. I promise you will get there!

Step 9: Take a Selfie!

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If there's no selfie, did you really do it? Show off your new look on snapchat or instagram with a selfie!


DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2017-10-29

This style would be especially good in winter. With the right materials it would be really warm.

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