5 Quick & Easy Ways to Wrap Your Hair

Two things I love about head wraps is that they help you save a bad hair day and elevate your hairstyle. There are other benefits of wrapping the hair like wrapping your hair overnight to stretch out your curls or wrapping to give your hair a break from manipulation. Whatever your reason for wrapping your hair, here are 5 quick and easy ways you can wrap your hair.

How to achieve 5 head wrap styles

Naptural85 shows in this tutorial 5 quick and easy ways she ties her head wrap.

Also, before you try out these styles, lay your edges and cover up your head with a satin scarf to protect it. What you need for these styles is just your favorite scarf or head wrap.

Style 1: The Basic Middle Bun

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Step 1: Fold your scarf

  1. Take your scarf and fold it halfway down into a triangle.

Step 2: Place the scarf over your head

  1. Put the scarf over your head with the triangle facing forward.
  2. With the 2 ends in your hands, tie it together, and pull it tight.

Step 3: Make the middle bun

  1. Now, you have 3 sections. Twist the middle triangle so the design is on the front, then bring that flat backwards.
  2. Tie the 2 ends together and tuck in your ends.

Step 4: Fluff your bun

  1. Fluff up your bun as big as you want.
  2. Push your satin scarf back so it's not visible and reveal your laid baby hairs. 

Style 2: The Classic Bow

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Step 1: Fold your scarf into a triangle

  1. First. start off with putting your hair into a bun.
  2. Grab your headscarf and fold it over completely in half. Make sure the ends touch each other and fold it again until you get a long headband shape.

Step 2: Place the scarf on your head

  1. Place the scarf around your head, bringing the 2 ends to the front and meeting in the middle. 
  2. Tie the scarf and then tie it again.

Step 3: Make the bow

  1. Now, just take one end of the scarf, fold it over and tuck it into the knot.
  2. Do the same for the second end.

Step 4: Fan out the bows

  1. Once your ends are properly tucked, fan out your bows to complete this look.

Style 3: The Bun Crown

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Step 1: Fold over your scarf/head wrap

  1. Gather your hair into a bun or puff. 
  2. Fold over your scarf in half into a triangle and fold it over again until you get a long headband shape.

Step 2: Make the bun crown

  1. Wrap the scarf around your head and tie it once in the front.
  2. Then twist both ends around and tuck it in the back.

Style 4: The Pyramid Bun Crown

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Step 1: Fold your scarf

  1. Fold over your scarf into a long headband shape.

Step 2: Make the pyramid bun crown

  1. Place the scarf around your head but instead of tying them into a knot, crisscross the ends.
  2. Cross the ends again to twist the scarf and put them in opposite directions creating a little bump in front.
  3. Then tuck the rest of the ends in the back.

Style 5: The Bun Protector

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Step 1: Put your hair into a bun

  1. Gather your hair into a messy bun and tie a satin scarf over it.

Step 2: Fold your scarf and tie it over your head

  1. Take a scarf and fold it over into a triangle halfway. 
  2. Place the scarf over your head with the triangle tip facing forward and covering your whole bun.

Step 3: Tie and twist the ends

  1. Bring the 2 ends to the front and tie it together.
  2. Grab the loose triangle piece in the middle, fold it up and grab the one of the ends and twist them together.
  3. Then, tuck the end into the side of the scarf.
  4. Grab the second end, twist, and tuck into the side of the scarf.
  5. Once you are done, check that your satin scarf isn't showing and give it a last tuck.