10 Cute and Effortless Bandana Hairstyles to Try

1. Wear It As a Headband

A timeless approach to wearing a bandana is styling it as a headband.

2. Channel the ‘90s

Embrace the '90s style by turning your bandana into a triangle and tying it right at the nape of your neck, under your hair.

3. Spotlight Your Bangs

Sporting a bandana with short hair and bangs guarantees all eyes are on your fabulous fringe.

4. Accessorize a Messy Bun

Think about the best hairstyle for the beach. The person who made it put a textured flower bandana on top of her messy bun.

5. Elevate a Top Knot

Wrapping a cloth around the base of a top knot is another way to wear it. In a blog post, the person who made this style called it "a great option for dirty hair you don't want to deal with."

6. Protect Your Hair From the Sun

Even if you have short hair, you can still wear a scarf in different ways. For example, this fashionista covered most of her hair with a blue scarf to add to her outfit and protect it from UV rays.

7. Use It to Sweep-Back Braids

This creator's take on the trend shows how well braids and bandanas go together. The light red scarf gives it an old-fashioned look.

8. Fashion It Into a Head Wrap

Take a cue from this artist, who wore her bandana as a stylish head wrap over her curly hair, for a street style-worthy bandana look.

9. Weave It Into a Braid

This hair expert was kind enough to share a video showing how to do this scarf braid, which she says is perfect for a beach-ready look.