How to wear a Borla

Rajasthani Maang Tikka

Borla Jewellery

How to wear a Borla
Here is a short guide on how to attach and wear a Borla. Rajasthani Maang Tikka known as Borla always have a spherical pendant. Rajasthani women wear this Borla on occasion of Teej Festival fairs. Borla is a traditional and ethnic Indian Bridal hair accessory that has become quite popular after films like "Jodha Akbar" and TV serials like "Balika Vadhu". Even the latest version of Rajasthani Rajput Barbie doll "Roopwati" is shown wearing a Borla!!!.

Barbie with Borla Jewellery

The key is to wear the Borla is the right hairstyle.Borla looks great when worn with a centrally parted hairstyle. Another factor to consider is the length of the hair. Your hair should be at least shoulder length so that it can be tied in a bun. The third factor is the face shape. Borla looks great on round cut faces. Additionally a Borla needs to be selected keeping the overall dress and event in mind.

  • Wash,condition and detangle the hair of all knots one day in advance of the event for wearing a Borla.
  • Create a neat coiled bun with center hair parting of the hair. Apply a light coat of hairspray to prevent any fly aways.
  • Lay the Borla on the head so that the chain is rested on the parting of the hair and the central pendant is positioned on the forehead.
  • Using bobby clips  that match your hair color, secure the Borla by attaching the hook provided in the back and also additionally at the front to ensure extra safety. Make sure that Borla will not come undone by movement of head.