Top 8 Different Hijab Styles by Muslim Women

Published August 31st, 2018 - 06:50 GMT

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Written by Sally Shakkour

For some women, Hijab is related to religion and conviction, for others it's tradition, for a lot of women it's a choice. Here are 8 different Hijab styles to try.  

 
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Turban, hijab is lifted up and wrapped around their heads excluding the neck, creating a turban. (Shutterstock)
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Image 1 of 8:  1 / 8Turban, hijab is lifted up and wrapped around their heads excluding the neck, creating a turban. (Shutterstock)

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Esarp 'Turkish style'. It is a silk piece of square fabric, styled around the head and neck. (Shutterstock)
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Image 2 of 8:  2 / 8Esarp 'Turkish style'. It is a silk piece of square fabric, styled around the head and neck. (Shutterstock)

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Kerudung basically worn in Indonesia and the Philippines. (Shutterstock/File)
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Image 3 of 8:  3 / 8Kerudung basically worn in Indonesia and the Philippines. (Shutterstock/File)

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Khimar: covers the head, neck, and shoulders, while flowing down to the stomach or thighs.(Shutterstock/ File)
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Image 4 of 8:  4 / 8Khimar: covers the head, neck, and shoulders, while flowing down to the stomach or thighs.(Shutterstock/ File)

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Niqab: Mostly wore in Saudi Arabia. It covers the head, face, and shoulders. A slit is usually created for the eyes in the front. (Shutterstock/ File)
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Image 5 of 8:  5 / 8Niqab: Mostly wore in Saudi Arabia. It covers the head, face, and shoulders. A slit is usually created for the eyes in the front. (Shutterstock/ File)

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Amira popular among the Muslims of Syria, is a simple yet efficient two-piece head covering. (Shutterstock/ File)
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Image 6 of 8:  6 / 8Amira popular among the Muslims of Syria, is a simple yet efficient two-piece head covering. (Shutterstock/ File)

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Dupatta: is part of the customary Pakistani, Indian, and Bangladeshi outfits. (pinterest.com)
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Chador seem to be a favorite option for Iranian women. It is a long piece of fabric attached to another small headscarf. The chador is length; it reaches a woman's legs or ankles.(Shutterstock/File)
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Turban, hijab is lifted up and wrapped around their heads excluding the neck, creating a turban. (Shutterstock)

Image 1 of 8Turban, hijab is lifted up and wrapped around their heads excluding the neck, creating a turban. (Shutterstock)

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Esarp 'Turkish style'. It is a silk piece of square fabric, styled around the head and neck. (Shutterstock)

Image 2 of 8Esarp 'Turkish style'. It is a silk piece of square fabric, styled around the head and neck. (Shutterstock)

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Kerudung basically worn in Indonesia and the Philippines. (Shutterstock/File)

Image 3 of 8Kerudung basically worn in Indonesia and the Philippines. (Shutterstock/File)

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Khimar: covers the head, neck, and shoulders, while flowing down to the stomach or thighs.(Shutterstock/ File)

Image 4 of 8Khimar: covers the head, neck, and shoulders, while flowing down to the stomach or thighs.(Shutterstock/ File)

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Niqab: Mostly wore in Saudi Arabia. It covers the head, face, and shoulders. A slit is usually created for the eyes in the front. (Shutterstock/ File)

Image 5 of 8Niqab: Mostly wore in Saudi Arabia. It covers the head, face, and shoulders. A slit is usually created for the eyes in the front. (Shutterstock/ File)

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Amira popular among the Muslims of Syria, is a simple yet efficient two-piece head covering. (Shutterstock/ File)

Image 6 of 8Amira popular among the Muslims of Syria, is a simple yet efficient two-piece head covering. (Shutterstock/ File)

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Dupatta: is part of the customary Pakistani, Indian, and Bangladeshi outfits. (pinterest.com)

Image 7 of 8Dupatta: is part of the customary Pakistani, Indian, and Bangladeshi outfits. (pinterest.com)

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Chador seem to be a favorite option for Iranian women. It is a long piece of fabric attached to another small headscarf. The chador is length; it reaches a woman's legs or ankles.(Shutterstock/File)

Image 8 of 8Chador seem to be a favorite option for Iranian women. It is a long piece of fabric attached to another small headscarf. The chador is length; it reaches a woman's legs or ankles.(Shutterstock/File)

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