Our Favorite Bandanas for Women
Updated: Apr 6
Whether you're in search of a classic cotton bandana with a paisley pattern, or one that’s dressier or a bit more whimsical, here are some of our favorites of all time. All bandanas measure at least 20" x 20” to ensure they can be tied as a bandana under your hair, or worn as a doo-rag (durag) over your hair.
The Basics: These are 100% cotton classic bandanas made by Levi Strauss. They're shaped in squares of 20” x 20” and sold in packs of three. Some say that the color runs so make sure to wash them separately the first time.
Why We Love Them: You can’t go wrong with any of the classic bandanna colors -- blue, white, or red -- but we also think the green, black, turquoise, camo and pink are super fun.
What People are Saying: Thousands of reviewers say these classic, sturdy, and soft after washing.
The Basics: This is an extra-large version of the classic bandanna. Available in packs of six, they’re made from 100% cotton and soften after every wash.
Why We Love Them: These are an excellent update to the classic bandana, making 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.
Sarjana Handicrafts Striped Hairband Bandana (10 pieces)
The Basics: These bandanas are 100% cotton and come in a pack of 10 so you’ll probably never need to buy them again! These involve no tying whatsoever: You just slip them on like a headband and it looks like you’ve tied a bandana. Some reviewers say they’re small, though, so if you have a large head, you might want something else.
Why We Love Them: Each pack has an assorted variety of colors, from purple to green and everything in between.
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 its elastic band.
Fashband Wide Bobo Headband Bandana (4 pieces)
The Basics: Made from 100% cotton, they’re soft and stretchy and are part-headband, part-bandana.
Why We Love Them: These come as a pack of four with colors that assure they’ll go with everything in your closet: Red, green, beige and gray.
QING Headbands Scarf Bandana (6 pieces)
The Basics: Sold in a pack of six, this headband is ideal for people who don’t want to be bothered with tying a bandana or headscarf. They slip on, stay on, and each pack comes with a variety of colors with little flowers or the classic paisley bandana print. Solid colors are also available.
Why We Love Them: You can wear these as a bandana style, or you can scrunch it up for more of a headband look.
What People are Saying: Many comment about how they stay on while working out or riding a bike, and that the color doesn’t bleed.
The Basics: These bandanas come twelve to a pack (yes, 12!) and each one measures 22" x 22", making them easy to tie for an adult-size head.
Why We Love Them: The assortment of prints are fun, from colorful tie-dye to polka dots to camouflage, and more.
What People are Saying: Some complain that it shrinks after washing, and that the fabric is stiff -- but that’s how you know it’s real cotton!
SOJOS Vintage Square Polka Dot Scarfs (100% silk)
The Basics: Measuring a large 27”x27”, you can tie them in a variety of ways and wear them all year long, thanks to the soft, breathable fabric.
Why We Love Them: We're suckers for a vintage look, especially one that involves black and white polka dots. Plus, you can't go wrong with real silk!
What People are Saying: Commonly used words are “super cute,” good quality, and a “good size.”
The Basics: For serious rainbow lovers only! Measuring 22” x 22”, the tie dye pattern is vibrant and the colors are bright.
Why We Love Them: You can never wrong with a tie dye bandana, whether you just want to have fun, march in an LGBTQ parade, or expose your inner hippie.
What People are Saying: People love to wear these during gay pride parades, and many say how much they like that it has the classic bandana paisley pattern overlayed on top of the rainbow colors.
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