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7 Trending Headscarf Styles for a Chic & Confident Look!

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Headscarves have surely served as a symbol of modesty, beauty, and elegance for centuries. Women all around the world wear headscarves for various reasons, including religious, cultural, and personal preferences. Headscarves come in different styles, colours, and fabrics, but one thing that they all have in common is their ability to enhance a woman’s beauty, style, and charm.

Headscarves are a necessary accessory that has proven to be so, considering their versatile use for beauty, religion, and purposes.

In this article, we will discuss different female headscarf styles that are popular in different parts of the world.

Hijab

Hijab is a traditional headscarf worn by Muslim women to cover their head, neck, and chest. This also helps to convey a voice of decency while also giving an undertone of pure beauty. It comes in various styles, including the classic wrap, the Al-Amira, and the Shayla. The classic wrap is a rectangular scarf that is wrapped around the head and secured with pins or clips. The Al-Amira style consists of two pieces, a cap that is worn on the head and a long scarf that is wrapped around the head. And the Shayla is a long rectangular scarf that is draped over the head and shoulders.

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Photo: @Hijab Fashion Inspiration | Instagram

Turban

A turban is a type of headscarf that is wrapped around the head to cover the hair. It is a popular style among African and Middle Eastern women and is also popular for its diverse use and choice of colours. Turbans come in various fabrics, including silk, cotton, and wool, and can be worn as a fashion accessory or for religious reasons.

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Photo: @Turban Tempest | Instagram

Bandana

A bandana is a square or triangular piece of cloth that is tied around the head which gives a touch of sophistication to the attire of anyone wearing it. It is a popular style among cowgirls, bikers, and rockstars thus its widespread popularity in the world of Glam. Bandanas come in various colours and patterns and can be worn as a fashion accessory or to keep the hair out of the face.

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Photo: @Hijab Fashion Inspiration | Instagram

Tichel

A Tichel is a Jewish headscarf that is worn by married women to cover their hair. It is a long rectangular scarf that is wrapped around the head and tied at the nape of the neck. Tichels come in various colours, fabrics, and patterns and can be worn to match an outfit or for religious reasons.

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Photo: @The Little Tichel Lady

Chador

A chador is a traditional headscarf worn by Iranian women. It is a large piece of fabric that is draped over the head and covers the entire body. The chador is often black or dark coloured, but comes also in different shades of brown and is worn as a symbol of modesty while blessing the wearer with its own beauty.

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Pashmina

A pashmina, a widely used fashion headscarf is a type of scarf that is made from cashmere wool. It is a popular style among women in South Asia and the Middle East. Pashminas come in various colours and patterns and can be worn as a fashion accessory or to keep warm in cold weather.

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Photo: @Pashmina Official | Instagram

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Keffiyeh

A keffiyeh is a traditional headscarf worn by Arab men and women. It is a square scarf that is folded in half and worn over the head. The keffiyeh is often black and white or red and white and is worn as a symbol of national identity but has a fashionable tone to it.

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In conclusion, headscarves come in various styles, colours, and fabrics, and they are worn for different reasons. Whether it is for religious, cultural, or personal preferences, headscarves can enhance a woman’s beauty, and style, and for sure, gives them confidence.

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Praise Oluebube is a Web Content Writer based in Abia State. He is always seeking new opportunities to challenge himself and grow in his craft. In his free time, Praise can be found writing or surfing the web for cultural events. He is an avid K-drama enthusiast and has a love for African literature and fashion.

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