by Esho Wemimo
Women in this country wear their hair in several styles, relaxed and straightened, natural or short cut hair. It goes further to keep the ‘natural’ hair from breakage and the sun, weaves are sown to the hair, and braids are woven into the hair.
However having a nice weave on or braids done isn’t the end to having a glamorous hair do, there are ways to draw more attention to your hair, use any of these stylish tips and you’d be sure to look at yourself in the mirror and smile, make people turn heads and smile too.
1. The hair band.
This is a very girly hair accessory, it’s pretty and youthful. The basic use of the hair band is to help keep hair from falling on your face. It usually holds the hair back and sits a few inches away from the beginning of your hairline. There is some notion that they only for females of a certain age, most especially children from the ages of ten and below, however this is not true. Hair bands come in various types and if worn well look gorgeous on women of all ages.
2. The Head-wrap
The concept of the head wrap is really simple, you take a piece of cloth that is not to large. Most popularly a scarf with ethnic prints wrapped around the head, sometimes resembling a turban. It’s a very stylish way to pep up your look of the day.
3. The scarf
The scarf has other uses other than being thrown over the shoulders and tied on the neck. The scarf can also be tied on the head, or around a pony tail and chignon. The scarf can be tied into a bow on the head or to whatever style you please. Bandannas can also be tied on the head.
4. The bowler hat
The bowler hat was originally an item of men’s fashion, however it can now be rocked by ladies too and looks very chic if accessories properly.
5. The hair comb
This is another hair accessory that serves the function of holding the hair on place. They resemble a comb and usually have decorative toppings.
This is a basic piece that all ladies must own, its sole function is to hold the hair in place when it’s tied into a pony tail. Though plain elastic bands can be used why not go on ahead and use the alternative, a scrunchy in any colour you like.
7. Hair clip
Hair clips are used to hold the hair in place especially while styling the hair. There are the orthodox plain hair clips and now to add more variety, there are those that come in a variety of styles and colours.
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