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A Beginners Guide to Chiffon Hijabs: All You Need to Know

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Are you new to wearing hijabs and looking for a lightweight and breathable option? Chiffon hijabs might just be what you're looking for. Let's explore why Chiffon Hijabs belong in Your wardrobe.

What is a Chiffon Hijab?

A chiffon hijab is a type of headscarf worn by Muslim women. It is made from a lightweight, sheer fabric that is typically made from synthetic fibers. Chiffon hijabs are known for their soft, flowy texture and are available in a variety of colors and patterns.

What is Chiffon Fabric?

Chiffon is a lightweight and airy fabric preferred for its durability. It is made from synthetic fibers like polyester. The Chiffon fabric is known for its soft drape and flow, making it a popular choice for dresses, scarves, and hijabs.

Why choose Chiffon Hijabs?

Chiffon hijabs can be worn year-round because of their lightweight and breathable nature. They're also versatile and come in a range of colors and prints, so you can easily find one that matches your outfit or style. Chiffon hijabs also offer a soft and delicate look, which can be great for special occasions.

Model wearing a Neutral Chiffon Hijab from Momina Hijabs

How to wear Chiffon Hijabs?

Chiffon hijabs are easy to wear, and there are many ways to style them. Here are a couple of popular styles to try:

  1. Simple wrap: This is a classic and easy way to wear a chiffon hijab.
    1. Simply drape the hijab over your head, leaving one end longer than the other
    2. Pin it under your chin
    3. Throw the longer side over your shoulder.
  2. Layered style: For a more voluminous look, try the layered style.
    1. Start by wearing an under scarf to provide some extra grip and coverage for your hair.
    2. Drape the hijab over your head, leaving one end longer than the other
    3. Using a hijab pin or magnet, pin the hijab under your chin
    4. Grab the longer end and wrap the chiffon hijab around your head
    5. Repeat the step above and wrap it around your head again, creating a layered effect.

There are many different ways to style a chiffon hijab, so don't be afraid to experiment and find a look that works for you.

Caring for Your Chiffon Hijab

To keep your chiffon hijabs looking their best, it's important to care for them properly. The Chiffon fabric is very durable and can be machine washed and dried for convenience. However, for best results here are some tips on how to care for your hijabs:

  • Hand wash your chiffon hijab in cold water with a mild detergent.
  • Avoid wringing or twisting the fabric, as this can damage the delicate fibers.
  • Hang your chiffon hijab to dry.
  • Iron your hijab on a low heat setting or use a steamer

Follow these Hijab Care practices and your chiffon hijabs should last you a long time.

Types of Chiffon Hijabs

Chiffon hijabs are available in numerous styles and varieties. Let's take a look at the most popular ones:

Chiffon Fabric Availability Perfect for Cost
Classic Chiffon Abundant Everyday & Occasions $
Premium Chiffon Limited Everyday & Occasions $$
Crinkle Chiffon Readily Everyday & Occasions $$
Shimmer Chiffon Readily Occasion Wear $$
Fine Pleated Chiffon Limited Occasion Wear $$$

Basic Chiffon Hijabs

These are the OG chiffon hijabs. Made from durable bubble chiffon fabric, these hijabs are widely available and can be found at pretty much every hijab store. We call them the Classic Chiffon Hijabs and have them available in over 70 different colors. If you are a beginner, definitely give these a try.

Chiffon Hijab - Momina Hijabs Chiffon Hijab Round - Momina Hijabs Chiffon Hijab Fabric Close up - Momina Hijabs

Premium Chiffon Hijabs

Imagine the Classic Chiffon Hijabs but smoother, softer and lighter. Premium Chiffon Hijabs are made from high quality Pearl Chiffon fabric. If you are a hijabi that prefer light and smooth hijabs then these are for you. 

Premium Chiffon Hijab - Momina Hijabs Model wearing Premium Chiffon Hijab - Momina Hijabs Premium Chiffon Hijab Fabric Close up - Momina Hijabs

Crinkle Chiffon Hijabs

Sometimes also referred to as Crepe Chiffon Hijabs, these hijabs are the perfect all rounders. They can be worn everyday and their unique crinkle texture makes them perfect for occasion. Like what you just read? Grab your own Crinkle Chiffon Hijabs here.

Pleated Chiffon Hijabs

You guessed it! These are hijabs have been pressed to create a pleating effect. The size of their pleats can range from wider cascading pleats to fine pleats that look like ruffles potato chips. If you prefer a unique look, then the Fine Pleated Chiffon Hijabs are your best friend.

Fine Pleated Chiffon Hijab - Momina Hijabs Fine Pleated Chiffon Hijab Round - Momina Hijabs Fine Pleated Chiffon Hijab Fabric Close up - Momina Hijabs

While those are the most popular ones, there are numerous other styles of chiffon hijabs like the Plumetis Chiffon Hijabs, Printed Chiffon Hijabs and Shimmer Chiffon Hijabs to name a few.

Where to Buy Quality Chiffon Hijabs?

When it comes to buying chiffon hijabs, it's important to choose a store that offers high-quality and large number of options. Momina Hijabs is one of the best places to buy chiffon hijabs online. We offer a wide range of chiffon hijabs in over 100 colors and styles, so you're sure to find one that suits your style plus have peace of mind with our 100% quality guarantee and dedicated customer support.


In conclusion, chiffon hijabs offer Muslim women a fashionable and adaptable option for their headscarves. With their lightweight and breathable material, chiffon hijabs provide comfort and style, making them a versatile accessory for any occasion. By following the tips provided in this beginner's guide, you can confidently wear and care for your chiffon hijab and make them a valuable addition to your wardrobe. Whether you are new to wearing hijab or a seasoned pro, chiffon hijabs are sure to enhance your look and elevate your confidence.

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