How to: Twisty Turban

June 3, 2014 7 Comments

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I’m starting out with this large rectangular cream scarf from House of Hayaa.
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I folded it in half long ways since it’s such a large scarf, and draped it with even sides on top of my underscarf.

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Next, I lift both sides up above my head to make a simple knot.
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and here is an incredibly awkward picture of me knotting the two sides at the top….photo (57)

After I tighten the knot I usually like to shift it over a bit to one side instead of leaving the knot right in the middle of my forehead..photo (63)

Now I just twist the two pieces around each other all the way down until there’s only 3-4 inches left untwisted.photo (56)

Here I wrap the twisted pieces around to the back and get ready to tuck in the loose ends.

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Here I just tuck the end of the twisted pieces into the back of the turban.photo (61)

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So, there it is! Hopefully this is easy to follow, it was actually a bit harder to translate in a pic-torial than I thought it would be. I first learned how to tie this turban style a couple years ago from a  pic-torial that was posted on hijabfashion’s instagram. It’s very similar to how Ascia AKF ties her turban and I think it’s one of the simplest and most flattering turban styles.


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    Dawn Hassan
    June 3, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    Thank you so much. I really appreciate this. By the way you are very beautiful. I also wanted to congratulate you on your achievement in hitting 10K. Its a huge (fashion/blog-related) milestone for you and am happy that thousands of others have you as a beautiful role model and of course access to the blog. I am also sorry for the miscellaneous rude, disrespectful, and utterly stupid remarks targeted at you. I am completely shunned that people would even consider stating this remarks and I apologize on behalf of them. I wish you more success and looking forward to your clothing/shoes/accessories line or even collaborations like Maria x Topshop. Will be waiting patiently. (sorry for the long message) xxx

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    June 11, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    Lovely post xx

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    January 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm

    I tried this and it didnt work out as well as how u did it. I guess i should just keep trying lol
    thanks for the tutorial ;)

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    June 12, 2017 at 7:16 am

    Salam! Love this look! Can you please do an updated tutorial on how you do your current turban like the one on your Insta please. Much appreciated. Love Noor X