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8 Gorgeous Ideas for Wearing Head Scarves this Summer

Head Scarves

Head Scarves – The perfect accessory!

Are you tired of searching for new hair cuts in order to freshen your look, or to keep up with the trends? If you are not so keen on styling your hair in the hot summer months only to have it fall flat, why not opt for a new hair accessories instead?  Scarves are highly versatile and you can create a variety of fun looks that are bound to turn a few heads.

We have eight creative ways to wear head scarves that will change your look. and just maybe make your life a bit easier.  You will be surprised at how many different looks you can create with these adorable scarves!

 

Bouffant

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Retro hairstyles are still hot!  In fact, they have made a huge comeback again this year  with several reinventions, such as crimping and styles like the bouffant. If you’re looking for a fun way to wear a scarf, this look is worth a try. Tease the hair at the crown of your head and smooth it over into a bouffant.  Fold a long headscarf to create a long thin strip about 1 to 2 inches wide. Tie it around your head leaving the tails fall over your shoulder. Smooth side swept bangs or a blunt fringe are perfect for this look. Scrunch in a bit of texturizing spray for a casual summer appeal.  It is a great look for keeping your hair off your face throughout the day.

 

Vintage

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If you have always dreamed of channeling Jackie O’s style, this is the perfect opportunity to do so. Drape your headscarf over your face and tie the pointed ends together. When styling your hair this way, make sure to let a few hair strands on the sides of your face loose to create that effortless chic look. Go for a patterned scarf for maximum styling effect.

 

Twisted Turban

Head Scarves

This is a perfect look for casual, easy weekends in the summer. Who wants to waste precious hours of  beauty sleep, getting up much earlier than needed, just to do your hairdo’?  I’m sure most of you would agree, we hate that! The twisted turban is a go-to look  for the fashionable housewife, or just those with a flair for cuteness!  Put your hair into a high bun and leaving a few wisps of hair out to frame your face.  Fold your scarf to create a wide 4 to 5 inch band. Wrap it from the back to the top of your head and tie it into a bow. If you end up with long ends, simply tuck them under the scarf.

 

Bohemian Style

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Create a hippie hairstyle by adding a long and skinny headscarf to play up your bohemian look. For added drama, allow the other half of your scarf to trail along the side. This is the ultimate festival hairstyle and look this summer. For more festival looks check out our article Festival Hair; a Survival Guide.

 

Retro Tie

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This is one of the most popular ways to wear a head scarf simply because of the chic vibe it brings. If you want to get more punch out of this idea, opt for bright colored or patterned scarves!

 

Bigger, Bolder

Head Scarves

In most cases, scarves are used as complimentary styling accessory for your hairstyle. But why don’t you step it up a notch and make your scarf the centerpiece of your hairstyle? Oversized accessories look great for summer too, because you want to keep everything else minimal. By wearing an oversized scarf such as this one you can; cover up a bad hair day; protect your hair from harmful UVA and UVB rays; or just sport a unique summer cool look!

 

Wrap It

Head Scarves

If you are hair challenged and simply lack the desire to do all the knotting and tying involved with a headscarf, try an elastic head wrap. This is super easy to wear as you simply slide it over your head and you’re done! What could be easier?  Wear it as a bandanna or just like a headband, either way the scarf will have its own unique appeal.

When choosing a scarf any pattern is fun;  just keep in mind your favorite wardrobe colors, or pick one like this to match the color of your eyes and make your baby blues pop!

Do you like wearing scarf as hair accessory? What is your favorite way to wear it?

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Contributing author Abby Pringles is a writer who likes to write about topics relating to beauty, hair, and fashion. You can check her personal blog, Life in the Fash Lane, to read more of her works. Aside from fashion and beauty, Abby is also a hardcore basketball and tennis fan. Connect with her on Twitter and FaceBook.

 





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