Wearing a headband can be quite tricky. It can either make you look extremely chic and trendy, or conjure up memories from primary school all over again. But since this hair accessory is ruling international runways and fashion circuits, how does one sport a headband without looking like an overgrown five year old?

We are here to help! Below are some fool-proof ways to wear a trendy headband. Whether your personal style is chic and sophisticated or sporty-edgy, here’s all the headband inspiration you will ever need.

different ways to wear a headband

Retro headband

This is the easiest and chicest way to wear a headband. You can use any silk scarf and DIY your own headband. To get a look like Deepika’s, all you need to do is tie your hair in a silk scarf under the nape of your neck and style your hair in a bouffant bun.

different ways to wear a headband

Silk scarf wrap

To give your headband a slightly more regal appeal, tie your hair in a centre parted, sleek bun. Then take a silk scarf and wrap it around your head with a knot at the top.

different ways to wear a headband

Bandana wrap

Perfect for music festivals or sporty events, the bandana headband is yet another super cool way to wear this hair accessory. Straight, wavy or curly, no matter your hair texture, this no-fuss way to wear a headband is timeless.

different ways to wear a headband

Boho chic

Taapsee provides an amazing way to sport a headband for girls with wavy and curly hair. Pairing a 90’s headband with loose waves or curls is an amazing way to amp up the Bohemian vibe.

different ways to wear a headband

The over-parting scarf tie

For a slightly different way to wear this hair trend, take cues from Esha Gupta. Simply straighten your hair, create a centre partition and place your headband at the crown. Perfect for a brunch look with your girls, this style is surely going to turn heads. 

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