How To Wear A Scarf In Your Hair

There are infinite ways to style a scarf, and one of our favourites is in the hair! Whether you want to add a fun flourish to your look, use it to keep hair at bay on a windy day; adding something so simple as a scarf can transform your look. And let’s be honest, we’ve all had a bad hair day, and a trusty scarf is a perfect way to hide the imperfections! Below are five easy hair scarf styles that are simple and quick to do, turning an ok hair day into a fabulous one!

Twisted Hair Band

The perfect way to keep hair at bay and out of your eyes for life's daily adventures!

Step 1 Fold the scarf diagonally into a strip around 4cm wide.

Step 2 Take two sections from behind the ears and clip the rest of the hair out of the way.

Step 3 Place the scarf around the base of the neck, twist it with each section of hair and then secure it with mini elastics.

Step 4 Bring the scarf up and tie it over the head, tucking in the extra tails.

Step 5 Release the remaining hair from the clip, et voila! A gorgeously chic look!

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Simple Ponytail Tie

Adding a scard to a ponytail is a super-easy way to add a fun-flourish to a basic style. Top tip! Tuck the scarf through the elastic to help it stay in place.

 Step 1 Tie hair in a basic pony using an elastic hairband.

Step 2 Tuck the scarf through a loop at the base of the elastic to secure it in place.

Step 3 Bring both sides of the scarf around the pony and tie a knot on the top.

Step 4 Loop the scarf around the ponytail again and tie in a final knot.

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Twisted Bun Swirl

A messy bun is the go-to style for the not-so-great hair days. Simply wrap the scarf around the base a couple of times to create this effortlessly chic look.

Step 1 Tie your hair in a ponytail.

Step 2 Scoop your hair up using your trusted messy bun method. We prefer the twisted method for this.

Step 3 Secure the bun with bobby pins.

Step 4 Fold the scarf diagonally and loop around the bun, starting from the top and tying underneath first.

Step 5 Wrap the scarf over and under once more.

Step 6 Finish off the look by tying the scarf underneath the bun and letting the tails hang down.

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Cottagecore Wrap

Embrace the cottagecore aesthetic with this vintage hair-scarf look.

Step 1 Clip hair up to keep it out of the way.

Step 2 Fold the scarf in half diagonally; it is best to use a square shaped scarf for this!

Step 3 Place the scarf in the centre on top of your head.

Step 4 Tie underneath below where the hair is clipped. Finally, release the hair from the clip and that's your look complete!

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Plaited Tie

Impress with this adorable style that looks more intricate than it is!

Step 1 Fold the scarf diagonally into a strip around 4cm wide, place on top of your head and clip into place.

Step 2 Twist hair with the scarf from front to back.

Step 3 Using each side of the scarf and the remaining hair, plait until you get to the bottom, then secure with an elastic band.

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These looks and images are courtesy of our dear friend Lauren Emily Juarez, you can find more of her gorgeous content here on Instagram and TikTok.