A versatile square scarf lends itself to a myriad of stylish uses, but one of our favorites is tying it up into a cute head scarf, especially for summer. The good news? It’s really easy. Even better news? We’re giving you an instructional guide, featuring our own Associate Beauty Editor Lexy Lebsack, on how to tie a head scarf so you can recreate this look at home.
Five Easy Steps To Tie A Head Scarf: A Beginner's Guide
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Click through our slideshow and follow the five simple steps, plus don’t forget to shop our favorite head scarves!
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Fold your square scarf in half to form a triangle. Continue folding the scarf over until you’ve created a long, thin band. If you’re using a rectangular scarf, hold both corners and fold it down until you’ve formed the same shape.
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Pull the folded scarf around your head, holding the ends out in front.
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Tie the ends into a secure knot at the front of your head.
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Wrap the ends from the knot around the side of your head and tie them in the back. Tuck in the loose ends.
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Voila! A perfectly tied head scarf--and a stylish look you can wear all summer long.
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Printed Scarf ($425)
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Tropical Love Bandana ($19)
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Large Knotted Leather Headwrap ($395) in Black
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Floral Print Foulard ($40)
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Square Scarf ($480)
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Alissa Turband ($47) in Multicolor