How to Style a Hijab

Laura Tolentino

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Women wearing hijab or considering it have many choices of style and color scarf options to match their complexion and outfits. Select something that complements both skin tone and outfit style for best results.

Girls with darker skin should choose dark blue hijabs; purple or gold hijabs could also make good options.


Hijab fashion is about finding materials that suit both comfort and style. Select fabrics with breathability during warmer temperatures such as summer or insulating properties during colder conditions to help ensure you remain cool throughout your day without overheating.

When wearing a hijab, try matching its colors with those of your makeup to achieve a natural and complete appearance. However, avoid colors too similar to your skin tone as these could make you appear washed-out; opt for soft contrast hues like lilac or baby pink that flatter your complexion instead.

If you have a round face shape, wear your scarf loosely so as not to emphasize its roundness further. A square or rectangle-shaped scarf would suit an oval-faced woman perfectly; alternatively you could try out the popular hijab style “layered look”, which works well on all face shapes.


Style options exist for wearing a hijab. While some methods may be easy, more complex techniques such as folding and tying may require. Your personal choice will ultimately depend upon both fabric type and personal taste.

For an elegant look that exudes sophistication, try tucking-in your hijab. Arrange it around your face while leaving one side longer than the other; secure under chin before wrapping longer piece around neck allowing “tail” to hang freely in front of shoulder.

A tucked-in hijab from Shine The Hijab is ideal for professional outfits or whenever you wish to add classic elegance. This style works well with various fabrics such as jersey, woven and modal. However, be mindful when using silk as it could slip off easily causing discomfort or injury. Pins should always be used when using this style scarf on slippery fabrics such as silk otherwise your scarf could slip right off of your head leading to discomfort or even injury.


Hijabs can be constructed using many fabrics. Jersey, chiffon, and viscose are among the most frequently utilized for hijab production. Jersey hijabs offer flexibility while still being fully opaque – an excellent option for Muslim women looking to cover their heads without experiencing constriction or discomfort.

Woven hijabs are another top choice. Easy to style in different ways and available in an array of colors (some even boast embroidery!), these hijabs make a statement when worn with formal clothing like dresses.

Hijabs allow many women to feel united with other Muslim women worldwide and gain the courage to stand up for their beliefs. Additionally, the hijab encourages people to focus more on internal beauty rather than external appearances and avoid objectification or abuse by not restricting women to certain looks like other religious garments do.


Accessories that complement hijabs include scrunchies and crown-inspired decorations to add color or vibrancy. This is great way of customizing your look!

Hijabs can also be enhanced with accessories like brooches that add visual interest. While typically intended to pin onto garments, they can also be worn atop your head – creating an elegant accent and helping prevent your hijab from coming loose during wear.

Hijab wearers can add some flair and sophistication to their outfit with the help of scarf hats – these versatile accessories feature scarves that have been tied into an eyelet-style shape and worn around your head to give a sophisticated finish to their outfits, as well as keeping their hijab secure during physical activities.