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10 Headscarves to Hide Bad Hair Days (Especially During the Coronavirus!)

Updated: Apr 22, 2020

We all realize that worrying about our hair isn’t always a priority, especially during the coronavirus. But most women know that feeling when you can’t get your hair done, your self-confidence goes right out the window, and can make your feel even worse during times of stress. One way to hide your hair when it's growing out or gray hairs are starting to return is to start investing in some cool headscarves stat! Here are our favorite headscarves that will make you forget all about your hair woes:

AliceLife Fashion Sheer Scarf

The Basics: This long scarf is thin, lightweight and soft, measures 63"L*19.7"W and is available in a variety of gradient colors. Perfect size for wrapping around your head in any way you wish -- as a headscarf, a headband or for full coverage.

Why We Love It: They sheerness and colors remind us of a summer day at the beach - something we could all use right about now.

What People are Saying: Most say they love these scarves for their effortless chic look, and many say they’ve bought a few of them at once because the colors are just so irresistible.

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Dahlia 100% Luxury Square Silk Scarf - Claude Monet's Paintings

The Basics: This charmeuse satin silk scarf is square in shape and at TK, it’s large enough to tie around your head as a headscarf, bandana or headband. It uses eco-friendly dyes that are long-lasting to vividly portray original artwork by Claude Monet.

Why We Love It: Monet + headscarf? We’re in! We’d literally buy one of each of these.

What People are Saying: Most people say this scarf is beautiful and high quality and a definite “conversation starter.”

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SOJOS Vintage Square Polka Dot Scarfs

The Basics: So these might be a little dressy to wear at home -- but we say that channeling Jackie O is worthy of any occasion. Made from 100% silk and measuring a large 27”x27”, you can tie them in a variety of ways.

Why We Love Them: We’re suckers for a vintage look, especially one that involves black and white polka dots.

What People are Saying: Commonly used words are “super cute,” good quality, and a “good size.”

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Sarjana Handicrafts Cotton Headband Striped Hairband Bandanas (10 pieces)

The Basics: These are sold as a pack of 10, which is perfect if you think we’re in lockdown for the long haul. These bandanas are 100% cotton and involve no tying whatsoever; you just slip them on like a headband and it looks like you’ve tied a bandana.

Why We Love These: The colors and patterns scream casual, but cool, and the colors are versatile.

What People are Saying: People love the colors, the style and the fact that you can slip them on easily without fear of them falling off because of the elastic band. Some say they’re small, though, so if you have a large head, you might want something else.

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YOUR SMILE Fashion Pattern Large Square Satin Headscarf

The Basics: Made from a smooth and satiny polyester, this scarf measures 35” x 35” -- meaning it’s large enough to tie easily in any style you wish.

Why We Love Them: They’re low in price but high in style! Available in a wide variety of patterns and colors, all of which carry an elegant vibe.

What People are Saying: Most love the generous size, and many say they wear it night to protect their hair and during the day to upgrade their look.

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Ashford & Brooks Pre-Tied Bandana

The Basics: If you want a head covering that provides full coverage -- and makes you feel super elegant -- this scarf will do the trick. The long ties drape down your shoulder or back.

Made from 92% Polyester and 8% Spandex, it has a little stretch to it. There’s no tying involved; it just slips on and fits any head size.

Why We Love It: They’re so stylish! The pattern can go with any outfit, and it comes in so many different colors. Plus, it’s light weight and breathable.

What People are Saying: Many reviewers with alopecia or who are going through chemo love this scarf, saying it washes well, it’s soft and has a thin, satin-like liner.

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HARM Boho Hippie Psychedelic Headbands

The Basics: This unisex head covering is actually a headband that looks like a bandana. Made from a soft Rayon with a touch of spandex to ensure a snug fit and prevent slippage.

Why We Love It: Sure, it’s on the hippie side but when you’re hair’s a mess, a laid-back style is quite apropos.

What People are Saying: People love the softness of the material and that the elasticity is tight enough to make it stay put without digging in.

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The Urban Turbanista Head Wrap

The Basics: If you really can’t stand the way your hair looks, go for a turban -- and this one made from a soft denim is ideal for a casual look. It’s extra-large at 70”x 20” (almost 6 feet!) so you can wear it in a variety of ways.

Why We Love It: Denim is totally timeless, and that the fact these are handmade make them even more special.

What People are Saying: Most reviewers say this head wrap is lightweight but sturdy, breathable and yet large enough to provide substantial coverage.

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Beety Square Scarf with Cherry Blossoms -- includes 10 Bobby Pins

The Basics: At 23.6” x 23.6”, this scarf is a bit oversized so it'll be easy to tie over your head. Bonus: You get 10 bobby pins with each scarf you order, which you can use to keep it in place.

Why We Love It: Cherry blossoms are the perfect antidote to a bad hair day!

What People are Saying: At the time of this writing, there are no reviews but it’s just so pretty that we had to include in our Top 10 list anyway. There are free returns so there’s no risk in trying it!

ArmyU Trainmen Paisley Jumbo Bandana (6-Pack)

The Basics: You can’t go wrong with the look of a classic paisley bandana! Available in packs of six, they’re made from 100% cotton and soften after every wash.

Why We Love Them: Genius idea to supersize a classic bandana since it’s make them super easy to tie in almost any style you want.

What People are Saying: Reviewers agree that the bigger size makes them easy to tie and are big enough to cover your face if you want. They also love that they’re 100% cotton and made in the USA.

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