We are here to show you the most creative ways to wear a timeless hairstyle. Yes, we are talking about the head scarf hairstyle. A head scarf is a quick way to add colors to your dress or make your personality uplifting. But the problem is our readers are facing difficulty finding suitable and elegant scarf hairstyles.
The history of headscarf hairstyles traces back to the mid-’90s when Audrey Hepburn set the trend by flaunting her style with a scarf hairstyle. At this age, scarf hairstyles are still a sensation. Famous celebs like Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Solange, and Cara Delevingne are keeping the trend on.
So, why wait? Start scrolling for the best head scarf hairstyles!
1. Gypsy Way Scarf Hairstyle
A Gypsy or Romani head scarf is a gorgeous traditional way to wear a scarf. The triangle scarf looks prettier when some hair shows at the front.
2. Half Up Scarf Knotted Hair
Half-up hair for Spring or Autumn is incomplete without a head scarf. Make a twist-out ponytail of half-up hair, then tie a scarf to conceal the ponytail. The easy hairstyle can be anyone’s go-to.
3. Top Tied Scarf on Curly Hair
Want modern curly hair yet a quick hairstyle on your vacation? This top-tied scarf is the best bet to make you look managed and chic.
4. Bandana Scarf Low Pony
Can’t decide what hairstyle to make or want to keep your scarf style minimal? Try this bandana scarf hairstyle. It covers the entire front head, which is suitable for long hair.
5. Straight Hair with Full Wrap
If a woman has a scarf hairstyle for professional or formal places, the hairstyle is flattering. The decency in colors and patterns makes it more suitable for offices and meetings than other scarf hairstyles.
6. Messy Ponytail Tied Hairdo
A messy ponytail looks glamorous; what makes it cute is the scarf. Make a ponytail with a pinched-out top for a messy look, and tie a scarf on the ponytail base.
7. Wrapped Around the Top on Double Braids
Wrapping around a triangular scarf also looks decent for formal and informal places. After double braiding, many women don’t like how the back of the head looks; this hairstyle works for that purpose too.
8. Cute Half Top Knot Style
This is one of the best elegant and trendy scarf hairstyles. Make a half-up ponytail like usual. Then make a small of that ponytail, including the scarf, to achieve this style.
9. handkerchief Tied Half Bun
Heard enough of half-pull-through buns? These look best when styled with a scarf. The scarf provides a firm base and a thicker base to the loc bun. This makes it look more good and lasts longer.
10. Vintage Way Wrapped Style
This traditional head wrap style is timeless. It is suitable for any event. Just make sure to choose accordingly.
11. Satin Kinky Ponytail
You must have heard about pineapple bun, but you must try this too for a manageable and stylish look. You can achieve this style by wrapping a scarf on your head and tying the scarf ends at the ponytail base.
12. Bandana Half-Braided Style
This is an upgraded bandana look. Wear a scarf like a bandana, then secure it at the head back and make a braid using the scarf ends.
13. Wide Band Top
A wideband top scarf where the top head is covered till the hairline is best for women with sharp jawlines. It goes with any dressing style.
14. Dutch Braided Hairdo
A wide/thick dutch braid on the head is a timeless hairstyle. Adding a hair scarf on a ponytail base will give it a modern new look.
15. Head Band Ribbon on Curly Hair
Curly hair is not easy to manage, but with this scarf hairstyle, you will not be worried about an outing hairstyle again. Tie the scarf in a headband style while styling all hair backward.
16. Triangle Band Style on Bob
This is the most suitable hairstyle if someone’s hair is thin and short. Tie a triangular scarf while leaving some face-framing hair at the front and keep the rest of the hair showing at the back.
17. Messy Bun Knot with Side Bangs
A messy bun is everyone’s favorite because it looks fashionable and is quick to do. If someone wants to make it look more elegant, then adding side bangs and a scarf at the bun base is a good idea.
18. Full Head Low Bun Knotted Bun
The low bun hair is a graceful hairstyle but if it makes the top head area flat, then tying the headscarf is the most practical idea. Also, it is one of the best professional scarf hairstyles.
19. Braided Shawk Ponytail
Do you like the bubble ponytail? Here’s the bubble braid inspiration. Add a scarf in a ponytail and make it one of three strands in a ponytail, and braid hair towards the hair ends.
20. Simple High Bun Too Knot Hairstyle
A simple high bun with a scarf is a gorgeous go-to style for any place, even the formal one. Just style all the hair backward and make a ponytail. Then add a scarf at the base of the ponytail and make a bun of them, scarf and ponytail, together.
21. Old Fashioned Way Bandana Hairstyle
The “old is gold” hairstyle is still everyone’s favorite. The wavy hair strands on the sides of the head with bright ocean colors are the best choice for the beach.
22. Messy and Flowy neckerchief Ponytail
Want a casual and glamorous hairstyle? This scarf tied on a low loose ponytail can make any woman effortlessly gorgeous.
23. Pleated Colorful Scarf Ponytail
If a woman wants to look elegant when she’s on a dog walk or doing grocery shopping, then there’s nothing better than a colorful pleated scarf with a low, voluminous ponytail.
24. Big Bun Ribbon Knot Bandana Headband
Evening outing is incomplete without this hairstyle. Swoop bangs, high bun, and headband scarf suit best with minimal makeup or an elegant party look.
25. Classic Half Tied Hairdo
Want a simple yet classy hairstyle for your office look? Try this half-up half-down hairstyle with a scarf.
26. Beautiful Easy Braided Hair
A messy, thick braid with a scarf is a hairstyle that suits any occasion and any dressing style. A fuller top with side bangs makes it best for almost all face shapes.
27. kerchief Kinky Band with Bangs Hairstyle
Kinky hair is super attractive when managed gracefully. The fuller bangs with a thicker ponytail managed with a headband are one of the perfect scarf hairstyles.
28. Chic 70’s Top Scarf
If a woman loves old fashion trends and wants to recreate them, then this hairstyle is the best thing to try out. Vacation looks with straight hair and a scarf look great to achieve a 70s hairstyle.
29. Simple Updo Hairstyle
All back hair with pomp top with low bun including the scarf looks supreme with elegant dressing. It is best for daily life formal events.
30. Twisted Crown Headwrap Hairstyle
Pineapple bun with spring twists, and the front looks cute. What makes it look trendy is a head wrap twisted at the hairline.
31. Crown Twisted Braid Pin-Up Hairstyle
This is one of the best chic college or university hairstyles. This hairstyle is twisting and pinning the hair on the headband scarf.
32. Retro Scarf Low Pony Braids Hairstyle
Retro hairstyles are classy enough to be worn at high-end parties. To achieve this hairstyle, make braids on top sides with a scarf ponytail.
33. Arabic Style Headwrap
The finest scarf style is the top head covering tied back at the head. One can make a proper Arabic head scarf style if one covers all the hair with it.
34. Fishtail Braid Ribbon Ends
The fishtail braid hairstyle with ends tied with scarf ribbon looks gorgeous in everyday life. The best part is it keeps hair managed throughout the day.
35. Single Push Through Braid
The basket braid style with a scarf is a super trendy and innovative idea. It best suits street-style fashion.
36. Quick Braided Bun Hairstyle
Tousled hair top with scarf braid and forming of low bun looks chic with cozy or fitting wear. Face framing layers will make the hairstyle great for round face shapes.
37. Loose Braids Tied Hairstyle
A loose fishtail braid with a scarf tied at the hair ends looks ultimately excellent in spring or autumn. The easy way to make it is by making a fishtail braid and using a hair loop tool to pass hair through the braid.
38. Summer Triangle Hairstyle
Lots of hair at the front with the scarf tied from head top to nape keeps hair in shape and styled for longer. It is best in summer with breezy clothes.
39. Bandana Cover Headwrap Hairstyle
A bandana cover head wraps on a hair top with a scarf tied above the hair looks cool, especially with a bandana color that complements the hair color. However, this ginger color suits pale to medium skin tones with a cool undertone.
40. Gorgeous Braided Updo Hairstyle
Side braids are always lovely; the scarf addition makes it even more gorgeous. You can make this hairstyle by making a dutch braid and then passing the scarf through the braid and in the bun.
41. Classy Braided Blonde Hairstyle
This blonde braided hairstyle is oh-so-elegant and high-fashion. This style is called 3 strands pull-through braid. Adding a scarf in place of the third strand makes the hairstyle more prominent.
42. Coiled Turban Hairstyle
Coily hair with a pineapple bun made with a turban-style scarf is attractive with any dressing style. The key to rocking this dressing style is keeping hair moisturized and well-hydrated.
43. Classic Braided Scarf
This braid and scarf are innovative among other braided scarf hairstyles. When making a 3-strand braid, braid one strand independently and when it starts thinning, tie a scarf at that place, then braid all hair to achieve this style.
44. Brunette Low Bun Ribbon Knot
The Korean-style low bun is so cute to be made anywhere. Tie a scarf on a bun base in ribbon knot style to make it more glamorous.
45. Jewish Head Shawl Hairstyle
This Jewish head scarf style covering the hair is for Jewish women with slim faces and defined jawlines.
46. Vintage Tied Low Bun
Silky, shiny black hair and a low bun have the ultimate vintage vibe. The thin chiffon fabric makes it more attractive.
47. Silk Bandana in Mother Duck Style
Love your kinky hair, but the hair volume feels unmanageable when you are in a hurry? Want a scarf style for that time? Then purchase a silk scarf. It will help you look elegant and sophisticated in no time.
48. Double Dutch Braid with Tied Pony Hairstyle
Fluffy dutch braids are everyone’s favorite because of their feminine vibe. Make a double dutch braid with a light-colored scarf for a lovely look.
49. Scarf Braided Halo Hair
Tousled hair with face-framing layers and crown braid is a pretty hairstyle for outings and the beach. The scarf addition to the crown braid is the actual charm of this hairstyle.
50. Babushka Head Wrap Hairstyle
Long scarf wrap covering the whole hair is whole hair suits the longer face shapes with more defined features. Also, it is suitable for all three seasons, summer, spring, and autumn.
You have seen the top 50 scarf hairstyles; all of them are better than the others to be worn at the desired place. But let us tell you that to look more elegant and professional, choose scarves with minimal patterns and neutral or mild colors. In other words, choose a scarf style that suits your personality and according to the place where you are going. If you only have the scarf with intense colors or with bold patterns and you don’t want to be loud, tie a knot of it on a bun or ponytail base by folding it to minimize the effect. By the way, what’s your favorite style? Comment down the hairstyle number!
Richard is fascinated by everything that has to do with styling techniques and how technology can play an important part in the industry’s development. He started out his career as a barber, and later found his passion for both men and women’s hairstyles. Richard now works as a writer for fashion magazines, blogs, and is actively taking steps toward launching his own online platform!