Rome wasn’t built in a day, and you can’t perfect Erykah Badu’s headwrap in three minutes. But if you’re in a hurry, or just learning to wrap your hair, you can create this super-easy “hat wrap” without the blood, sweat and tears.
Step 1: Lay out your square piece of headwrap fabric.
Step 2: Fold the square diagonally, leaving the longest end facing you.
Step 3: Fold up the longest end so you have a rectangular fold a few inches in height. (This rectangle will be the front of your hat wrap. You can increase or decrease this height to achieve different looks.) The wrap should now look like a boat.
Step 4: Pick up the wrap and pull the two long flaps around your head. (The rectangular fold should be facing outward, not against your forehead.)
Step 5: Tie the two flaps together. Bring the triangular piece from the top of the wrap down and underneath the knot. (Or reverse: pull down the triangular piece first and then tie the two flaps over it.)
Step 6: Tie the two flaps into a knot and tuck the ends underneath the wrap.
Are you ready to turn heads?