Rhapsodize Over these 25 Fun Boho Hairstyles

Let loose as the weather heats up with these wildly flattering looks.

Certain hairstyles evoke certain moods; there’s a lot that’s been said about how the right haircut can be downright transformative and even life-changing. Today, we’re putting the spotlight on the cute, quirky charm of boho hairstyles. Boho hairstyles are fun, slightly messy… in fact, when it comes to bohemian hairstyles in general, the messy, slightly undone, #WokeUpLikeThis style is precisely the style you want to achieve.

Although you can go all boho all year long, some styles are better for spring and summer, simply because flower crowns bloom better when it’s warm, right? Read on for some creative inspirations:

boho hairstyles beachy curls
Feel the waves!

1. Beachy Curls

It’s hard to get more boho than with the classic beachy wave/curl style. When hair is damp, spritz Nexxus Diametress Volume Lavish Body Gel Spray all over hair, and then scrunch hair and let air-dry. The lightweight gel spray, which contains green tea and Pro-Vitamin B5, makes hair seem fuller and thicker. It’s very easy to style curls and waves when using this gel spray.

boho hairstyles layered pixie
Messy is cool!

2. Layered Pixie

Boho hairstyles are all about tousled charm, which is why this choppy-layered pixie is perfectly boho.

boho hairstyles braid and flower crowns
Braids and flower crowns go together like coffee and cookies.

3. Flower Crown Braid

Boho hairstyles and flower crowns go together like bangle bracelets and more bangle bracelets! Before you pop that crown on your head, follow our Dutch braid tutorial to create a stellar look.

boho hairstyles frohawk
So fun! Photo credit: Verity Jane Smith

4. Frohawk

The frohawk is a quick and fun way to change up a naturally curly look. Follow the instructions on our tutorial to try out this style. Keep that frohawk properly volumized and held in with a spray or two of TRESemmé TRES Two Ultra Fine Mist Non-Aerosol Hairspray. Hair spray helps guard against humidity, and its quick-drying formula assures you can keep the look intact for hours on end.

boho hairstyles copper blonde highlights
Hand paint some sun.

5. Copper Blonde Balayage

Loose curls are a perennial bohemian look. This is a flirtatiously adorable look that’s easy to style, too. Highlight your curls with a copper blonde balayage. Keep hair shiny with Love Beauty and Planet Blooming Color Murumuru Butter & Rose 2-Minute Magic Masque; it’s a weekly masque that infuses shine while protecting and nourishing color-treated hair.

boho hairstyles full fringe and layers
Full fringe and layers are well matched. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

6. Long Layers and Full Fringe

Long hair can go be styled in boho hairstyles with a full fringe and long, loose layers.

boho hairstyles layered bob
Little layers make a big impact. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

8. Side-Parted Layered Bob

If you’ve got a layered bob, switch things up with a deep side part, and put that bobby pin to good use. Using a hairpin to style your hair is very low-key chic, too.

boho hairstyles pigtail braid
Two styles in one. Photo credit: Dvora

8. Pigtail Braids

The braid starts below the chin! To keep hair shiny and healthy after shampooing and before styling, add shine and a shot of nourishment with Bed Head by TIGI Beach Freak Moisturizing Detangler Spray. This detangler has seaweed extract, glycerin, and a UV complex. The seaweed minerals nourish your hair, glycerin controls flyaways, and the UV complex prevents the sun from drying out and damaging your tresses.

boho hairstyles curly graduated bob
Layers loosen up your waves and curls.

9. Wavy Graduated Bob

Wavy hair gets an extra cool factor with a graduated bob. The bob is stacked (a.k.a. layered) in the back, and the sides are angled.

boho hairstyles headband
A cool use for a scarf in the summer months!

10. Crochet Knotless Hairstyle and Headband

Wearing a crochet knotless hairstyle? Go festival/boho with a scarf-turned-headband.

boho hairstyles shades of blue and green
Mermaid!

11. Blue, Green and Gray Highlights

Be a mermaid… or better yet, be a boho mermaid! Go for creative color highlights in cool shades of blue, teal, and silver. To keep color fresh, use a purple toning shampoo like Bed Head by TIGI Dumb Blonde Shampoo. Violet and purple toning shampoos help keep color vibrant by neutralizing brassiness.

boho hairstyles scarf braid
Weave in a scarf. Photo credit: Dvora

12. Scarf Braid

Slip a long vertical scarf into your braid.

boho hairstyles pancaked fishtail braid
Show off your rainbow.

13. Pastel Hair Hues and Fishtail Pancaked Braid

Show off your rainbow tresses with a fishtail pancaked braid. What’s a pancaked braid? It’s a braid that’s flattened via tugging the sides of the link, so it looks wider and more textured. Use our tutorial to create a cool one.

Boho hairstyles box braids pigtails
Also: a lesson in perfect edges! Photo credit: Instagram.com/braidsnation

14. Box Braids Pigtails

Wearing a protective hairstyle like box braids? Make them extra bohemian-cute with pigtails that start at your crown.

boho hairstyles hat
A hat frames your face and shows off your style.

15. Hat

Fedoras, floppy hats, and wide-brimmed hats turn regular looks into a boho look, stat.

boho hairstyles afro and flowers
Hippie-inspired and oh-so-cheery.

16. Flowers and ‘Fro

Can you say flower child? Like hats, adding flowers (fresh or silk) helps soften and romanticize any look.

boho hairstyles french braids
Meet in the middle.

17. Double Braids

Create two French braids that start at your crown and then combine them into a joint braid for a boho take. Bonus for curls.

boho hairstyles middle part
Molding wax is the key! Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

18. Middle Part

A middle part and piecey locks are so on-brand boho! Using a molding wax, like S Factor by TIGI Creamy Molding Wax helps you get that ’70s hippie vibe. Take a small amount of molding wax and warm it between your palms. Apply to hair with fingers to create tousled tresses.

boho hairstyles half shaved
Color your world. Photo credit: Allyson Alapont

19. Half Shaven Multi-Hues

Been keeping your hair close to your head with a shaved look, or simply want a more casual hairstyle on the weekend? Go for colored extensions.

boho hairstyles pineapple updo
An accessory can turn an updo into a more bohemian look. Photo credit: Dvora

20. Pineapple Updo

The pineapple updo is a fantastic hairstyle for curly hair. It’s also an easy style to whip up on second-day hair, too. Adding a bandana or scarf gives it a boho feel. Haven’t created a pineapple updo yet? Use our tutorial and try it out this week.

boho hairstyles bowl cut
Blonde on top.

21. Bowl Cut

Bowl cuts are edgy and modern, but also slightly retro at the same time. Adding color to the crown creates a cool two-toned effect too.

boho hairstyles shag
Boho cool. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

22. Shag

They worked it in the ’70s and ’90s, and they’re working it now. The shag is cool-girl chic, and this layered cut is very, very rock ‘n roll.

boho hairstyles angled bangs
Too cool for school. Photo Credit: Dvora

23. Angled Bangs

Angled bangs and stick-straight hair are one of those bohemian combos that can work anywhere. Before you wield that flat iron, however, use a heat shield spray like Dove Style+Care Smooth and Shine Heat-Protection Spray. The spray acts as a lightweight conditioner that protects your hair from drying out or being damaged from hot tools.

boho hairstyles double dutch braids
Two braids are better than one!

24. Double Dutch Braids

Boho hairstyles in a flash—that’s what a pair of braids can do! Use our Double Dutch tutorial to create twin braids. A few drops of Nexxus Oil Infinite Hair Oil (made with six oils) adds shine, tames flyaways, and moisturizes hair too.

boho hairstyles wavy lob
Get loose with waves.

25. Wavy Lob

Lobs can go from office to boho chic with, believe it or not, a flat iron! Yes, we’ve got a tutorial that shows you how you can create waves and curls with a straightening tool. If you want more bounce and volume, use a little amount of Dove Style+Care Volume Amplifier Mousse on damp hair, blow-dry, and then style.

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