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So I had unraveled my two-strand twists and had my hair up in a high bun.  But it was a lazy Sunday and I really did not feel like playing or neating my hair so I did this little style with a scarf:

Scarf from J. Crew

Side view

I used a large square silk scarf from J.Crew, folded it in a triangle then folded the triangle into a band, starting at the apex of the triangle.  I then took a small section of hair in the front to act as bangs.  The rest of the hair remained in the high bun.  I then wrapped the silk band around my head, starting as the nape of the neck and folding forward.  I tied the ends of the scarf into a knot at the top to my head.  Finally I folded the bangs over the knot (to hide it) and tucked the ends of the hair under the scarf.

Top view

Voila!

This is perfect for the warmer weather, to add a little style, a pop of colour or to rescue a bad hair day!  Let me know if you want a video tutorial!

 

Laters!

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