Thursday, June 23, 2011

Muslim women wear scarves for piety, and some Catholics are encouraging wearing a veil in church. But the dirty little secret is that hats or scarfs are underused in the US.
They protect the head from the sun in summer, the cold in winter, and keep the dirt out when you clean.

Here is how to tie a scarf for the clueless:

How to Tie a Head Scarf -- powered by ehow

more ways HERE and HERE

when I came back from Africa, I wore a "duka" outside to protect my bun... where you take a scarf and tie it behind your head with the tip of the scarf tuked in...but I gave it up when I moved to Minnesota and had to wear a heavier hat.

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