Different Ways to use Neck Gaiter

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Different Ways to use Neck Gaiter

If you thought that there was only one way to wear a neck gaiter, then you’re sadly mistaken. It turns out that there are a bunch of trendy options you can try, depending on your mood and situation. 

Neck gaiters are one of the most versatile pieces of clothing available on the market. They’re ideal for those who want to save space or have that one piece of go-to garment they can use for multiple situations. They simplify your life, making arranging your wardrobe infinitely easier. Who doesn’t want that? 

Here are all the different ways you can use a neck gaiter:


You’ve heard of a handkerchief. Well, here’s your introduction to a neckerchief. The idea here is to pull the neck gaiter down so that it gently wraps around your neck and provides you with additional warmth. It’s great for when you need a little extra insulation on a winter’s day or when you want to show your smile to family and friends. You pull down the neckerchief from your nose and mouth to create a doughnut shape around your neck.


You can also transform your neck gaiter into a balaclava which covers the entire head, except for the window for the eyes and forehead. 

Face Mask

Face masks have become a standard part of our lives since the advent of the COVID pandemic during the spring. Fortunately, the humble neck gaiter is here to help. You simply pull it up over your mouth and nose when you enter a high-risk situation, creating a barrier between you and the people around you. It is a great thing to buy loved ones if you want peace of mind while they are out and about. Neck gaiter face masks are practical and attractive, making it easy to remember to use them. Safety first!


A foulard covers the top of the head and the forehead like a cap. A section also shields part of your hair at the back if you wear it long. 

Hair Band

Because neck gaiters are flexible and stretchy, you can pull them up over your face completely and wear them as a headband. Not only do they look stylish, but they are also practical, helping to keep sweat and hair off your face while playing sports or doing exercise.

Hair Tie

If you have long hair, you can also use your neck gaiter as a hair tie in place of a scrunchie (so you don’t have to carry an extra one with you while you’re running errands). Again, this minimizes bulk and allows you to purchase one item that fulfils all your hair tying needs. 


A cap is like a foulard, except no material hangs down from the back of the head. It should look like a regular beanie. 


The do-rag style is similar to the cap, but has a small “rag” section that sticks out of the back, creating a fun, utility-style look. 


This is similar to the cap, but with a knot tied at the back.