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I recently came across a great blog with some fantastic tips on how to tie and style a turban and head scarf which I thought would be of good use to some of my clients who are suffering from hair loss, particularly those who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy and alopecia.

Turban and Head Scarf Tips

1) Buy a head scarf and wrap it around the back of your head then tie both pieces at the front to make a knotted turban which is perfect for covering the whole head and scalp.

Pretied or knotted turban head scarf


2) Wrap a folded scarf around your head and then tie into a tight and neat bow at the front of your head for a super cute and everyday style.

Pretty bow tie from a head scarf


3) Fold a scarf into a triangle, then place the scarf on your head with the center point of the triangle facing forward and the sides hanging down each of your shoulders. Grab both sides then bring them to the top of your head then twist them twice to create the knot. Once knotted bring both the sides to the back and then tie in a very tight knot to keep the turban in place. Please click here to view a visual tutorial. This is one of my person favs for its funky and quirky style, perfect for every day occasions.

Tips for making turbans and headbands

Image source: honestlywtf.com/diy/diy-turban

4) Buy a thin head scarf and braid it into your hair as you plate your hair. You can do this with long length wigs and hair pieces, if you have a short wig not to worry simply tie the scarf around your hair line like a head band and knot the two pieces at the side of your head so they dangle down your shoulders. This style is a great little accessory to any outfit and works even better if you can find one that matches.

tips on how to wear a head scarf


5) Buy a silky and funky retro headscarf and tie it in a knot at the front of your head for a super cool addition to any outfit.

ideas for head scarfs and turbans to hide hair loss


6) Create a messy head wrap by folding your head scarf into a triangle then knot the ends together at the front or at the back, which ever you prefer and looks best but leave the ends un-tucked.

Head scarf with ends un-tucked


8) For a beautiful boho style with a rosette head scarf you have to fold the scarf and fit it around your head so both ends at the front of your head then bring the ends back around your head so it crosses over then cross it over again at the back of the head. Then bring the two ends back to the front and tie the scarf tight. Tie the ends in a double knot then wrap the ends around the knot to create a rosette. Then bring the ends to the back of your head knot together and tuck in so it looks neat. You can then mess around with the rosette till your happy with the look. For full details and a tutorial on how to do this, click here.

Rosette head scarf and turban

Image source: blog.freepeople.com/2013/05/get-summer-head-scarf/

9) For a 50’s retro twisted turban follow these steps: 1) Find a scarf 2) Fold the scarf into a triangle 3) Place the triangle on your head and bring the two sides to the front 4) tie the two ends on top of the first end so it sticks out 5) Tuck the ends into the sides of the scarf 6) Grab the first corner of the scarf and pull it up and over, tucking it into the knot from corner 7) If the corners are sticking out a little you can roll them under the scarf

How to tie a headscarf and make a retro twisted turban


10) For a simple yet beautiful twisted turban headband by beauty blogger ffranzy Haartuch binden, follow this easy video tutorial on Pinterest by clicking here.

Video tutorial of turban headband


I hope these will be useful for you, and its always good to have a few little tips under your sleeves. I’m pretty sure you’re already on your way out the door buying a weeks worth of head scarf and turbans.

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