Headscarves and cultural appropriation
Hello all, I hope you are all well!I have a question and I hope you can help me. I work outdoors a lot in all weathers, doing heavy, physical work. I have very fair skin and red hair and therefore in hot weather usually wear a hat if appropriate or tie my hair in a scarf, 1940s style, if a hat is not suitable. My hair has grown a lot recently and I like it; it is waist length and very thick. However, this means that a 1940s style doesn't hold very well any more. I am moving to a very hot country soon and will need to have some sort of regular routine to keep my hair out of the way when I am working.My question is this: does anyone have a suggestion for a scarf style that will work on very long, thick hair?Secondly: I am concerned that wearing a style from a culture other than my own may stray into the territory of cultural appropriation. I I genuinely want to wear a style that will successfully hold my hair and protect my head for a working day in a hot country, and although I would like a flattering style (who doesn't want to look nice?!) I don't just want to wear a headscarf to appear to be something that I am not. I do not want to offend through ignorance and I would appreciate any advice or comments.Please understand that I have asked this question in a genuine desire to be educated.