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Wear a Headcover to Keep you Warm this Winter

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Keeping your head covered is one way to beat Mr. Winter.

Let’s face it. The cold weather is here. And as much as we try to stay warm and cozy in our heated homes and cars, there is the inevitable going outside and bracing ourselves for that rush of cold air.

Keeping your head covered is one way to beat Mr. Winter. Try a warm winter cap and your feelings about the winter will definately change. You may find that you even start loving that morning chill!

 

Many women find berets extremely comfortable for winter. In addition to being a stylish headcover, slouchy berets can keep your warm. And if it gets really cold, you can pull the beret over your ears and stay nice and toasty!

 

For those of you who wear a pretied headscarf, a velour pretied bandana is a great option for the colder weather. The soft fabric looks great and this is an ideal headcover for indoors and out.

 

So no matter if you chose a pretied bandanna, a thicker headscarf,  a warm hat or knit beret, keeping your head covered will definitely keep you warm!

Spotlight on History: The Origins of the Paisley Print

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The paisley design looks like a teardrop with a curve at the top

One of the most famous prints printed on bandanas is the paisley print

 

The paisley design looks like a teardrop with a curve at the top. The design originates in India and was brought to Europe and America in the 18th and 19th century. Most notable were the paisley scarves brought in by the East India Company. However, the design only got its name when it started being mass-produced in the large Scottish textile town of…you got it… Paisley!

 

The paisley print went in and out of fashion for the next couple of decades and made its big comeback in the 1960s in the U.S. In the 1960s multi-cultural looks were the rage and the paisley pattern was back in its full glory. John Lennon or Beatles fame even had one printed on his Rolls Royce!

 

Nowdays, some of the more common items that have the paisley print are handbags, skirts, paisley sunvisors, paisley wallets, ties and of course the bandana! Paisley bandanas can come as squares, triangles, or in their pre-tied bandana head band version.

 

So go ahead – it’s not just for the summer! The paisley print will carry you all through the year with its rich history and classic look!

Have You Tried a Pre-tied Bandana Yet? Check Out One Of The Hottest Head Coverings On The Market!

Pre-tied bandanas are rapidly making it as one of the hottest and most liked head coverings everywhere.  For those of you who don’t know what a pre-tied bandana is, it’s basically a pre-tied headscarf. Instead of buying a head scarf and tying it yourself, simply buy a ready made, pre-tied bandana in the color and pattern you like and slip it on! It is pre sewn with an elastic in the back to hold it securely at the neck. In addition, they are made of comfortable materials such as cotton, lycra, velour and terry for different needs and seasons. A pre-tied bandana can be worn in many ways which makes it a fun head covering!

Below are a few different ways to wear a pre-tied bandana.

1. Wear a pre-tied bandana as a partial head covering. Take your pre-tied bandana, put it on your forehead and pull it back till about half way down your head. The rest of your hair should be sticking out. Wearing a pre-tied bandana as a partial head covering is great for those with thin hair, bald spots and those who are starting to lose their hair.

2. Wear it as a full head covering. Slip it on and tuck all your hair under the elastic by the neck. Simple as that! You should have two tails, one hanging down on either side of your head. If you’d like you can leave them hanging or you can make a knot so they should be short and out of your way. It makes a great head covering for those who cover all their hair for religious purposes or those with partial or full hair loss.

3. Try tying your pre-tied head scarf into a bun style! For this style, you will need to buy a pre-tied bandana with long tails (around 10-14 inches) to make it work. Those with hair loss can or a short hair cut can use a Hidden HEIGHT cotton undercover to achieve the same look. Put your hair into a bun and then put on your pre-tied. Then, simply take one of the tails, twist it, and wrap it tightly around the top of the bun. Tuck the excess fabric of the tail under the twist once you have gone fully around one time.  Do the same with the other tail and you’re all done! One more tip: add a scrunchie pony holder to your bun to increase the volume if you have thin or short hair.

These are just a few basic ideas but there are so many more out there to experiment – be original!  Once you get used to wearing a pre-tied bandana you’ll start wondering how you ever lived without one!

Blog Contest Winning Entry: Bikers & Bandanas

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Biker hat or black pr-tied bandana?

MyHeadcoverings.com recently ran a contest where we asked for your headcovering story. Of all the entries we received, we selected this humor article by Ellen J. as the winning entry. Ellen won $50 to spend on MyHeadcoverings.com. We hope you enjoy Ellen’s story as much as we did!

A special thank you to all our customers who sent in articles!

 

I tend to favor more feminine head covers with colors or
patterns. However, one night I wasn’t feeling very well at all. I was
suffering from morning sickness, but my husband was working late and I
needed to go to the store. I was just starting to outgrow my clothes,
so I layered a sweatshirt, jeans that were too big, and a black
pre-tried bandana. I did not care at all what I looked like and
apparently, what I looked like was a tall, male biker. One of the things
I needed was salt for our water softener. Since it was too heavy for me
to lift,  I did what I always do and asked the cashier to have someone
help me load it in my car. When I pulled my car up to the pile of salt
outside, I was greeted by two men who immediately started laughing.
“Dude!” they exclaimed, “Does you girlfriend know you’re such a wimp
that you can’t load your own salt?” They were just kidding, but I was
extremely embarrassed and my reaction was to pitch my voice as high as
it could go and say my husband usually loaded the salt for me. It
sounded like a bad Marilyn Monroe impression. The two were horribly
embarrassed and apologized, but the minute I got home I got rid of my
black pre-tied bandana and now when I dress down I always put on loud,
flower-covered head covers, the more obnoxious the better!

Head Scarves and Spring Cleaning!

HeadscarfThe month of March brings back memories of 3rd grade when my teacher taught us “March comes in like a Lion and leaves like a Lamb.” I find warmth in the cold beginnings of March knowing that spring is just around the corner. And once spring arrives, all I want to do is just get out of the house and revel in the delicious spring weather. But there’s work for me at home, too. Being cooped up all winter has taken its toll on the house. The window need to be washed, the curtains and comforters aired and the dust attacked. Time to roll up my sleeves, turn on the music, get out the cleansers and scrub!

So first thing I’ll do is tie up my hair and reach for my favorite head covering. I hate the feeling of sticky hair on my neck, and trust me, we’re gonna be workin up a sweat. My favorite head covering is a pre-tied bandana headscarf made of cotton fabric. It is stretchy, breathable, keeps the hair away from my neck and is a fabulous floral print – just what I feel like wearing in this spring cleaning season!

I like to clean with natural ingredients like lemon juice or vinegar. Lemon juice I definitely want to keep outta my hair – I’m just fine with the color, thank you… And vinegar – I don’t even want to think about what would happen if that got in my hair! Plus, when I’m dusting where do you think most of the dust ends up? On me…Thank you pre-tied bandana!

Like I mentioned earlier, I do work up a sweat cleaning away on those beautiful first days of spring so I have other replacement head covers to change into when the need arises. There is my comfy cotton beret, cotton paisley headscarves and other assorted hats and caps I’ve picked up over the years. So this spring when you reach for the cleansers, take my advice and reach for a head scarf as well!

Pre-tieds with Height

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Pre-tied with Height

Hi everybody,

At MyHeadcoverings.com we have just unrolled a brand new product line: Pre-tied Bandanas with Height (aka Padded Pre-tieds or Foam Fillers)

What exactly is a Pre-tied with Height?

Well a regular Pre-tied Bandana is made from one piece of cloth and as such it is a very flat Head covering. Some people love the look of the pre-tied but feel it looks too flat on their head. Many women have asked for a head covering that has the comfort, versatility and ease of use of the Pre-tied head scarf but at the same time has a little bit of height in the front.

Enter the pre-tied with height.

Really it’s just a regular pre-tied bandana that has an extra panel (around 2 inches) sewn onto the front with a piece of foam or fabric inside that gives the front of the pre-tied a little more height.

In fact these pre-tieds are also called “foam fron pre-tied bandana’s” you can guess why.

Who can benefit from a pre-tied with height?

Well first off, simply for style there are women who prefer the look of a head covering with height such as women who are used to wearing classic snoods with the twist front.

Also, women who have very thin or no hair, as well as those who suffer from hair loss from causes such as chemotherapy, alopecia areata, or trichitollimania and wish to have a head cover that gives off some height should find pre-tied headscarves with height to be an ideal head covering.

We hope that you enjoy this new and innovative product.

 

It’s about Pre-tieds

Pre-tied Bandanas are a relatively new Head Covering but have quickly become one of the most popular of all Womens Headcoverings.

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Why?

Well there are a number of reasons.

First off, there’s the ease of use.

For many people used to wearing bandanas or Israeli tichels Pre-tied Bandanas are a life changing experience – you just put it on and go, no tying necessary!

Then there are the multiple styles you can use it for.

What do I mean?

Well, even though the essential Pre-tied Bandana remains the same no matter what, which is basically a cloth head covering gathered in the back with an elastic and two tails hanging down, the usage can vary.

You can wear it simply as a “Pre-tied Bandana style” which is the most common. Then there is the increasingly popular “tails tucked under”. Then of course there is the Bandana style. And last but not least is the Israeli Tichel style.

So there you have it: One head covering that can be worn in 4 different ways! How’s that for versatility?

Another popular aspect of Pre-tied Bandanas is the many different fashion styles they come in.

For those that enjoy a unique piece that matches their outfit, the wide variety of looks and colors in the Print Pre-tied department are unparalleled in womens headcverings. You can really find a color and Pattern that matches any outfit you have!

Then for those that want something a little more elegant for Shabbos or special occasions you have the Applique Pre-tied department which features such stunning pieces as DaCee’s Royal Stone Pre-tied.

Want to know another contributor to the popularity of the Pre-tied Bandana?

It’s all in the fabric!

For a hot summer day there’s nothing like a cool cotton Pre-tied bandana and for a cold winter day The velour (also known as velvet) Pre-tied is really cozy!

What about after the shower or around the pool? Well there’s the terry Pre-tied bandana’s for that which are way easier to use then a towel wrapped around your head!

Well I think we’ve demonstrated some of the benefits of the Pre-tied Bandanas, So let’s end off with a tip.

If your Pre-tied is a drop to large and slipping off your head then simply tie the tails in the back till it reaches the desired comfort, it’s as easy as that!