jeudi 1 août 2013

How To Tie A Turban For Women

By Cathy Mercer

With the turban fast gaining popularity, many people want to know how to tie a turban for women. This piece of cloth has become eccentric yet a creative way to represent ethnic beauty. Not only is this head scarf fashionable, it can be used to conceal bad hair in a stylish way.

The first method is the Riveter wrap. Here one takes a large square scarf, folds it diagonally then places the straight long edge of cloth at the back of head. Then the ends of the material are tied at the front of head lightly. The hanging piece of cloth from behind is then taken to the front and tucked under the knot. This way, hair is gathered inside the scarf. One then tightens the knot.

Another simple way of tying this head gear is the forehead wrap. One can have her hair pushed backwards or in a ponytail. A square clothing folded diagonally to form an elongated triangle is then placed along the forehead using its straight edge. With the rest of scarf pointing towards the neck, a person will tie the ends of clothing in a tough knot at the back.

Yet a common style is head band wrap. This can be done in two ways. The first one involves tying the hair in a low braid and strapping the material around base of pony in a single knot. The second way involves folding the clothing to form a band which is then tied around the head forming a bow.

There is also the crown style where one uses a rectangular material or a square scarf folded diagonally. The folded edge of clothing is placed along the forehead with one side of fabric longer on the side than the other. The sides are then pulled backwards and twisted one over the other forming a thick band which is spiraled around the head like a crown. On finishing, the twisted end is tied with the first end at the nape of neck.

A famous way of wearing turbans is the African gele usually done by women from West Africa. Here they use special clothing but the ordinary scarf can work. The scarf should be folded forming a width of 6 inches and then it is wrapped over the head. One side should be longer than the other. The ends should then be tied over the other to create a bow at the front.

A rosette wrap is yet the other look. Here an individual uses rectangular scarf made to a diagonal fold. The cloth is placed along the forehead and both hanging sides brought to the side of the head. One then ties a strong knot and with the two hanging ends, one is twisted and spiraled around the knot in one direction and the other done on the other direction. This form a rosette with tips put under the scar or held using a pin.

Therefore for people who were wondering on how to tie a turban for women there are many ways to do so as seen above. An individual can use brightly colored or patterned scarves to rock this look. To get write the above style, one needs practice.

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