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A fancier breed of head scarf/ hair bandana?

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HereKittyKit Tue 20-Sep-16 10:17:51

I recently had a hair disaster (bleach burns) which promted me to have a very drastic haircut, which in my everyday life I don't mind (my hair is basically 70% shaved with #3 clippers.

Hair grows and I'm really not fussed. I either rock it when feeling confident or wear a beanie hat when I don't.

But I have a few special nights out planned and I don't want to appear with my shaved head out and wearing a beanie isnt acceptable.

If i wear a bandana like this i can make my hair look nice but I'd like a hair wrap that is a little more 'eveing do' than rockabilly.

Any suggestions?

ginghamstarfish Tue 20-Sep-16 10:20:21

I made some lovely wide crochet hairbands, in graduating colours, (will try to find for a pic), but not sure how 'evening' they are. Would depend on the yarn/colour I suppose.

HereKittyKit Tue 20-Sep-16 10:21:50

They sound lovely but unfortunately I can't crochet at all!

ElspethFlashman Tue 20-Sep-16 10:29:45

For specific things like this, ASOS is your friend.

Just scroll through all the stupid Halloween hair bands that have just arrived.

puglife15 Tue 20-Sep-16 10:30:24

How about a turban? They're very now.

HereKittyKit Tue 20-Sep-16 10:39:56

No. A turban isn't me at all.

Will look at asos

PeacesofAte Tue 20-Sep-16 10:43:20

A beret is what I wore on bad short hair days, much more chic than a beany.

HereKittyKit Tue 20-Sep-16 10:56:39

Slouch beanie is much more my style.

But need sonethibg for when I'm out for meals etc.

BeachysSandyFlipFlops Tue 20-Sep-16 10:58:47

Can you buy a vintage silk scarf and wear it bandana style?

cheeseandmarmite15 Tue 20-Sep-16 12:59:10

I've just ordered a wig! Show stopper by Raquel Welch as it looked the most like how I used to have my hair before I cut it to a long bob. I'm giving up hair dye and wanted a wig for when the roots get too awful!

Do you have have any hair at the front as there is a poster in here who wears three quarter wigs and she looks fabulous. They kind of fit like a band over the head and her natural hair in a side swept fringe. The wig looked like her own hair in the picture.

mangomay Tue 20-Sep-16 13:00:33

Try etsy too, there's a few nice ones on there.

HereKittyKit Tue 20-Sep-16 13:10:38

Cheese yes. I have a fringe and a few inches of long hair, its basically like this but brunette and the side bits are longer...

I might look into you know what kind of wig it is called?

MadamDrag0n Tue 20-Sep-16 13:25:06

I bought a few narrow (four or five inches) scarves and I use them to hide my silly hair, there are a million tutorials on you tube on how to tie/ wrap them but I normally just wrap them around and tie underneath, I do have much longer hair though so it kind of hides the knot

puglife15 Tue 20-Sep-16 19:34:23

I'd love to be able to pull off an African head scarf, think they look amazing.

How about just a smarter version of a beanie if that's your style?

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