Want to look different? Wrap your head with a head wrap! Throughout the ages both men and women of different cultures have worn head wraps to protect their heads from different weather conditions and simultaneously to express their personal and cultural style.
Altogether there are many advantages of head wraps, but to wear and tie a head wrap is a bit difficult; some of the important tips to wear and a tie a headwear are follows:
How to Wear Headwraps
First head scarf should be folded vertically and must be placed properly on the back of the head so that the scarf hangs down and get balance in a parallel way; then we have to hold one side of the scarf and to move upward across the top of forehead and to pull the other side across the another end.
Now we have to wrap one end of the scarf to the back of head so that it tightly sticks to the other side, again we have to do the same with the opposite end of head wrap. The final is to fold both the ends over the forehead and to twist it around according to individual style; boby pins should be used to tighten the last fold.
Easy African Headwrap
African head wrap is very easy to wear and it’s very much helpful at times when we need to protect our hair from dust, this head wrap is also known as gelee. At first, simply one have to toss all her hairs back and then to gather all the hair inside the scarf, and slowly twist the scarf; be careful don’t twist the hair, slowly it gets tightened and will look like tight bun or ponytail.
Now slowly start twisting the bottom of the scarf and bring the twist end to the back of the head to form an enclosed pony tail, but don’t do this too tightly as it can cause damage to the hair. This is one of the easiest head wrap that women often use to protect as well as to dry their hair after having bath.
Scarves As a Head Wear Material
In women’s fashion scarves plays an important role, scarves have been made from a wide variety of fabrics from silk weaves to heavy wool knits, each style appropriate to the fashion of that period. Today fashion scarves are made from silk, rayon or acetate.
A good headwear is incomplete without a good scarf, so to look beautiful in head wrap one need a good scarf as well as the accuracy in making the head wraps. A good head wrap not only gives you soft stylish traditional look but also it protects your hair and head from extreme weather conditions. In many religions wearing head wrap is mandatory and a prime sign of culture and tradition. So simply try a head wrap, and discover a new look in you.