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Let’s Take a Peek at This Seasons Hot Prints!!

Take advantage of these awesome styles and shop for your fall wardrobe in time!

Take advantage of these awesome styles and shop for your fall wardrobe in time!

This fall takes us to lots of colors that haven’t been around in a while. A fresh season with fresh colors is always the best way to go! I donno about you – but with all the earthy colors such as rust, moss green, burnt orange and everything else, I am definitely getting a taste of Autumn! So now that we know which colors are in this season, let’s take a look at some hot prints for Fall!

One of the hottest prints this season is Plaid. Although Plaid is always around and a favorite to many- it’s everywhere now, from clothing, to accessories, to handbags and even shoes – plaid is the new hot pick. What’s great about it is that it can be worn in any way. Whether you’re more of a classy dresser or prefer to stick to the preppy look, plaid is just the right thing for you. This pattern gives off whatever effect or look you want it to. It all depends on the colors in it and the way you wear it- so knock yourself out and let’s see what you can pull off with the plaid print! Go ahead and try a plaid hair bow on your little one or a plaid pre-tied bandana for yourself.

Another great and stylish print this season is the Leopard print. The leopard print is stylish, classy and gives a really dressy look. Whether it’s on a casual hat or on a wide head wrap it gives off a beautiful and stylish impression.  In addition, this season, not only is the traditional leopard print in but it’s all about the unconventional prints! So if the classy leopard print doesn’t work for you, try oversized animal spots and extremely bright colors, and don’t forget – the wilder the better!! A little suggestion though- if you are going to be wearing these bold and loud leopard prints- try not to overdo it with the accessories or you may end up looking like a first class clown!

Of course since our fall 2013 colors are more earthy and fresh, you will definitely see these colors intertwined into these stylish prints. So take advantage of these awesome styles and shop for your fall wardrobe in time!

Spring Fashion 2013: All About Color

With the neon colors from the 80’s and 90’s back in style- you’ll be sure to make a fashion statement

Now that we’re finally beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel and starting to get some nice and sunny days- it’s time to stock up on spring and summer head coverings and hair accessories. Every season brings along its own colors and styles; this spring, neon, pastel and bright hair accessories are sprouting everywhere like garden flowers after a long and cold winter. Luckily for us, the colors that are in are so hot that I’m sure you’ll agree with me that they were worth waiting for!

Firstly and most importantly, it’s not about one “in” color anymore. Don’t be afraid to wear something with a mix of different colors as long as they blend nicely together. With the neon colors from the 80’s and 90’s back in style- you’ll be sure to make a fashion statement. Colors such as coral and aqua not only complement every skin tone and brings the color you so desperately need after a long winter to your face but believe it or not, it also has positive effects on your mood. Color has the power to make dull and boring things exciting and cool! Try golden yellow, tangerine, cobalt blue and neon green to strike the proper mood. They make a simple black outfit into a summery, smile-worthy look. Trust me, the colors won’t just look good on you they’ll make you feel good.

As for pastels, lavender and mint green are rapidly making their way into the hottest and most fashionable colors this season! These colors have a fresh spring and summer look to them that have the power to make you feel like a new and “fresh” person. In addition, they are very feminine which makes it almost exclusive to us women.

Be sure to update your spring and summer head coverings and hair accessories selection with the right colors and start this season of on the right foot. Here are a couple of our favorite picks for our spring collection of 2013. The 3/8 inch Thin Colorful Hair Bands with Teeth ,the Coral Cotton Beret with Butterflies and the Shimmery Chiffon Headwrap.

Good luck!

The Head Covering Wardrobe Part IV: How to decide which is the best Crochet Snood for you.

Crochet Snoods

Crochet Snoods

Many people get scared off of crochet snoods because they find them a bit scary. How do you decide which is the best crochet snood for you? Should you get long or short… lined or unlined… with a band or without a band?

In this post MyHeadcoverings.com will try our best to help you decide.

First off let’s discuss linings. Most Crochet Snoods come with a choice – you can get them with a lining or without.

At first thought, there are two great benefits to an unlined crochet snood, a) it has less material so it’s cheaper b) it’s automatically lighter and airier then a lined snood.

Well, if the above is true why indeed would anyone choose a lined snood?

First off there’s the winter/summer thing. Many women choose an unlined snood for the summer but comes winter they want that extra layer to keep them warm so they choose a lined snood.

Next up in the decision making process of lined vs. unlined is the reason you’re covering.

For women covering due to hair loss, usually a Lined Crochet Snood is recommended since the scalp will show through an Unlined Snood.

For women covering up due to religious requirements it’s slightly more complicated.

For women with light colored hair such as blond or red wearing an unlined dark colored snood,the snood will either not last at all or have a very short lifespan since the hair will show through and as you wear the snood and it stretches, more and more will show. The same holds true for someone with dark hair wearing a light colored snood.

However if a women has dark hair i.e dark brown or black, the hair will blend in with a dark colored snood and not show through.

Now that we covered linings let’s move on to bands.

First off, irrespective of anything else many women prefer the look of a crochet snood with a band (it frames a womens face very nicely) over one without – it’s really a matter of taste.

Another thing about bands are that they give the impression that the snood lays further back on the head- a great plus for women with low hairlines.

There are different types of bands on crochet snoods.

There’s the crochet band which is a flat band made by putting another string of elastic around 1 inch behind the rim, or the castle band which is an extra piece of crochet fabric doubled over in the front (castle band snood, azhur knit snood & pearl snood with band all have castle bands).

Now let’s talk about Length,

How does a woman decide which snood length is best for her?

Well you really do want a snood that looks right on your head. If you have a small face, you don’t want a snood that overwhelms your face, and if you have a fuller face, you don’t want to look like you’re wearing a beret.

Here’s the rundown on snood lengths.

The longest is the Belgium knit long. After which comes the Azhur knit – slightly longer than any other crochet snood, The regular Belgium knit and the fineknits and pinwheels make up the middle of the range with the pearl snood coming in shortest – with the least stretching as you wear it. Adding a band to any snood also increases it’s length so the fineknit with band is longer than the plain fineknit.

Also if you have a really small face or just prefer a shorter snood you can try what’s called a “short snood” basically it’s the 10.5 inch diameter beret– Called large because even though its opening is the same as any beret it has more fabric allowing it to be worn as a short snood.

All right I think we’ve given you some more info on Crochet Snoods. Now we’ll let you in on the most important tidbit when it comes to picking a crochet snood for you…

Have fun!

 There’s no need to stick to one snood.  I personally wear the pearl with lining, the castle band without lining, the fineknit with band with lining, the pinwheel with lining, and the regular Belgian knit and I love them all!

The Head Covering Wardrobe Part III: Crochet Snoods – More Than You Think.

Why devote a whole post to Crochet Snoods?

Well, these hair snoods  are the most misunderstood items in the wardrobe of  women’s headcovering’s.

What are some of the common misconceptions out there about snoods?

First off many women are under the impression that a crochet snood’s are all one and the same, there are just  not that many choices out there.

Big misconception.

The wide range of patterns and styles that are available in crochet snoods is in unbelievable.

Of course there are the basics in the crochet snood department, what we call “the bread and butter of crochet snoods” which is really the basic classic crochet which is really a great full coverage covering and can be worn for either casual or formal wear.

A “newer” style  crochet snood which has quickly become one of the hottest selling crochets  ( our last shipment sold out in under a month!) Is the Pearl Crochet Snood, the textured ribbon like weave with a slight sheen gives this snood a more sporty and younger look which has made it a really popular crochet.

If ypou want to go really trendy, theres the Chenille crochet snood. This snood is available in tons of colors  and is as “in” a womens haircovering as it gets!

I think we’ve dispelled the notion that there is a lack of variety in the “crochet snood’ department so now let’s move on to…..

Misconception #2

“Crochet Snoods have no life, no real color”

Nothing can be further from the truth then this wide spread  misconception. Aside from the wide range of colors that Crochets are available from Baby Blue to Maroon to Black there are a range of Crochet Snoods that are made in a number of unique and lively Designs.

Another example of a really unique snood with personality is  the Beaded Crochet Snood this crochet is currently  available in three colors Black, Brown, and Grey. The beads turn this basic crochet snood into a really fun and unique headcovering!

Okay I think we cleared up a couple of the basic misconceptions so take another look maybe you’ll fall in love with  crochet snoods!

The Head Covering Wardrobe Part II: Sleep

Cotton Blend Snood by Rose Enterprise

Cotton Blend Snoods: Great for Sleep!

As we continue our discussion of what you can do to make your head coverings last longer, we turn to another source of frequent wear and tear on women’s headcoverings, and in a word it is ….

…Sleep

Yes, you got it. While  sleep is relaxing and rejuvenating for you as a person. For your snood, or  pre-tied bandana or any headcovering for that matter it’s not so much!

There are many women who cover their hair even when sleeping. Unfortunately, headcoverings worn  when you sleep tend to undergo unnecessary wear and tear.

In light of the above mentioned problem it’s recommended that you designate a different headcovering for sleeping time than the ones you use for daily wear.

Now, when choosing a “sleep head covering”, comfort and durability are the top priorities.

We have found that the Cotton Blend Snood from Rose Enterprise  is the one headcovering that really fits the bill for this purpose.

Since it’s made out of cotton it’s quite cool and comfortable while at the same time cotton blend Snoods are quite durable and great quality.

The comfort of this particular snood makes it ideal for more than just sleeping in. Many women complain that Snoods and other Head Coverings are too tight and stuffy to wear when they are cooking or working in a hot Kitchen.

The answer to this as well is: Go Cotton Blend!

The comfort is great and they have room to “breathe”.

For more info on the cotton blend snood you can check out the product info page at MyHeadcoverings.com!

Incidentally, there are a women who cover their hair for “tznius” modesty reason who are really particular that their hair always be covered completley even when sleeping., Yet they have an issue that the haircovering keeps slipping. One great solution we heard was from a woman who like complete dark when she sleeps.

What did she do?

She pulled her haircovering over her eyes! Complete dark and no slippage!

The Head Covering Wardrobe Part I

Large White Terry Pre-tied Bandana

Large White Terry Pre-tied Bandana

You might be wondering what the title of this post means. What’s a Head Covering wardrobe?

Well, really the question is: Why do Head Coverings tend not to last as long as we expect them to?

Part of the solution to the aforementioned problem is that it’s time to start paying more attention to your head covering “wardrobe”. What head covering are you wearing, and when are you wearing it.

That brings us to the topic of our current featured product: Terry Pre-Tied Bandanas

You may have wondered why are we featuring Terry Pre-Tieds?  Why not pick one of our more trendy products?

The answer is because Terries are really a great product that no one knows enough about.

Terry Pre-Tied Bandanas are not just good for when you’re coming out of the shower or pool, even though they are way more comfortable than wrapping a towel around your head.

Many women will wear their dressier, or simply preferred Pre-tied even when they have wet hair without realizing they are in essence shortening the life expectancy of their favorite head covering!

Terries are designed for Wet Hair, they thrive on Wet hair! Cotton Pre-tieds or Crochet Snoods do not (Unless you want to stretch them out, but thats a topic for a different post)

All this means that by wearing Terry Pre-tieds when your hair is wet you can lengthen the life of your other head coverings saving you lots of cash!

We have terry Pre-tied Bandanas in a choice of colors such as the Black Terry from DaCee or the Blue Terry Head Cover from Uptown or The Large White Terry from Its Younique.

So, what do you think about Terry Pre-tied Bandanas?