30 Boho Wedding Hairstyles for Every Hair Type

From tousled waves to undone updos, these stunning styles are perfect for boho brides.

Loose Waves and Frida Kahlo Inspired Flower Crown

Mari Sabra Photography; Hair by Blond Studio; Floral Design by Simple Florals

Boho brides need a hairstyle that’s as free-spirited as they are. If your big day can be defined by all things earthy and ethereal, the last thing you want in a wedding ‘do is a stiff, slicked-back bun or tight curls drenched in hairspray. Fortunately, you won’t find any of that here.

From tousled waves to undone updos, these stunning styles are perfect for boho brides. If you wish to wear your hair down, consider rocking cascading curls that are loose and softly textured. If you want your hair out of your face when you hit the dance floor, try a messy bun or thick braid. Bits of floral and foliage are always welcome in boho wedding hair looks, so feel to tuck a bloom into your lush curls or pop on a flower crown.

Avoid hairstyles that look too perfect or overly done. The beauty is in the imperfections, so don't be afraid to brush your fingers through your curls to loosen them or untuck a few strands from your updo to frame your face.

Need some more inspiration? Browse 30 beautiful boho wedding hair looks below.

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Hybrid Braid With Daisy Headband

Hybrid Braid With Daisy Headband

Kayla Fisher 

We’re getting serious Rapunzel vibes from this fishtail/crown braid hybrid. The looseness of the braids is quintessential bohemian, as is that dainty daisy flower crown.

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Unexpected, Elemental Crowns

Unexpected, Elemental Crowns

Ahr Photos; Hair by Giava Visagismo

While bridal tiaras are typically associated with more glamorous styles, boho brides can still have their crowning moment by incorporating natural elements into their headpiece. This structurally striking piece is a gorgeous finishing touch to this bride’s natural curls.

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Relaxed Ponytail

Newlyweds dancing in golden sunshine

Cinzia Bruschini; Event Planning by Savvy Event Studio

In order to give the typical, sporty ponytail a boho aesthetic, it's best to keep it low and loose for a relaxed spin. Let some rogue tendrils freely fall about your face and even add a statement topper if you so wish

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A Halo of Pampas Grass

A Halo of Pampas Grass

Foolishly Rushing In; Hair by Zoë Elizabeth; Floral Design by María Limón 

Pampas grass has been a major wedding trend for some time now and we don’t predict this wispy, wheat-hued detail going anywhere. Besides being a welcome addition to floral displays, pampas grass can also serve as a boho hair accessory, as proven by this unique look that replaces a more traditional flower crown with a halo of the earthy material.

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Floral-Adorned Fishtail

Bride with loose fishtail braid and floral headpiece

Kaylee Chelsea Photography; Event Planning by Novelty Events; Hair by Tiara Evans & Janet Miranda; Floral Design by Irises Designs

There's something intrinsically boho about a fishtail braid and this bride seriously ups the ante with a floral swag that hugs just one side of her head. The muted, powdery tones and addition of succulents and greenery make this look a total bohemian dream.

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Loose Curls Topped With a Hat

Loose Curls Topped With a Hat

Anni Graham 

Hats are the unexpected hair accessory that’s been trending among brides, thanks to royals and runways alike. A felt field hat—with or without some florals sitting on its brim—is the perfect finishing touch to boho wedding hair, like this bride’s loose curls.

Save the hat for your reception or just some of the portraits you snap with your partner. A hat is a bold accessory that you might not want to steal the show at your ceremony!

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Natural Curls With a Gilded Floral Comb

Natural Curls With a Gilded Floral Comb

Samantha Clarke Photography

We love the way this bride wore her natural curls pinned up to the side. It's a unique way to showcase her rose gold hair comb. Boho brides who are interested in accessorizing with hair combs and pins should look for ones inspired by florals and greenery in order to keep the style natural and wholly bohemian.

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Loose Waves and Frida Kahlo-Inspired Flower Crown

Loose Waves and Frida Kahlo Inspired Flower Crown

Mari Sabra Photography; Hair by Blond Studio; Floral Design by Simple Florals

Go for all the bold boho vibes with a flower crown that would make Frida Kahlo proud! This bride wore her long brown locks in touchable waves and topped things off with a lush halo of roses and King Proteas.

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Fishtail Crown Braid

Fishtail Crown Braid

Indiee Fox

Surprise! Braids are big when it comes to boho wedding hair, and this fishtail crown braid is a spin on the style that’s hard not to love. The halo hair chain also adds a bit of rocker-chic edge to the otherwise soft and feminine look.

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Braided Updo With Flower Chain

Braided Updo With Flower Chain

Lindsey Pantaleo; Floral Design by My Secret Garden 

Pay special attention to the florals accessorizing this intricately braided updo. Limiting the blooms to the back, this greenery chain of pink roses offers a whole new way to wear a flower crown.

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Textured Curls and Colorful Blooms

Textured Curls and Colorful Blooms

Gillespie Photography; Hair by Amy Merritt 

Opting for bohemian styling doesn’t mean you’re limited to neutral hues. This texturized curly ‘do got a major dose of saturated shades thanks to those brightly colored blooms.

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Straight With a Double Strand Headpiece

Straight Wedding Hairstyle With Double Strand Headpiece

Betsi Ewing; Hair Accessory by Hushed Commotion; Hair by Be.NYLA 

This bride’s strands are styled sleek, straight, and wholly unfussy. Tucked in the back is a double-stranded floral headpiece, courtesy of Hushed Commotion.

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Undone Bridal Bun

Boho bride looking into mirror while putting on earrings

Katie Ruther; Event Planning by Destination Weddings Tulum; Hair by Dahena Buhaya

Meghan Markle has nothing on this messy bun! The intentional imperfections give the relaxed look a natural, free-spirited vibe. Unlike with a slicked-back chignon,  you won’t have to worry about a few tendrils coming loose on the dance floor.

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‘70s Style Waves

‘70s Style Waves

Sarah Joy Photo

Inspired by the 1970s, these softly textured waves are totally hippie-chic. To get a similar look, use a large-barrel curling iron and then separate and tousle the curls, brushing through with your fingers to create a soft texture and natural movement.

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Messy Bun With Sprigs of Greenery

Messy Bun With Sprigs of Greenery

Rebecca Yale 

Pulling some locks loose from a bun or updo is a great way to frame the face and relax the look. Tuck in a few sprigs of fresh greenery and you’re all set to walk down the aisle, boho bride!

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Relaxed Updo With Statement Accessory

Bride with back tattoo showing off messy bun and statement accessory

Laurken Kendall; Event Planning by Mae&Co Creative; Hair by Sarah Wittaker from Sarah W Hair Design; Headpiece by Andy Guerra from Tocados Isabela

This bride’s soft curls and rich color add tons of depth to her messy updo. And that stunning hair accessory is flush with sentimental value as it was inspired by her late grandmother's brooch—doesn't get more bohemian than that.

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Half-Up Half-Down Celtic Braids

Half-Up Half-Down Celtic Braids

Glitter & Twigs; Hair by Babu Hair & Beauty

This bride’s glossy curls were worn in a half-up half-down hairstyle with thick Celtic braids. She completed the look with a mini bouquet of white blooms. Lovely!

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Thickly Braided Undone Updo

Thickly Braided Undone Updo

Mayfield Photography; Hair by Caitlyn D of Lux Beauty & Bridal

We love the lush volume in this braided undone updo. To make a braid look fuller, gently pull apart the strands to give them more width, or you can sprinkle on a little volumizing powder.

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Center-Parted Waves With Hair Chain

Center-Parted Waves with Hair Chain

Jillian Bowes

For a flower-less hair accessory that still has plenty of boho charm, hair chains fit the bill—and even offer a bit of edge.

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Chignon With Floral Hairpiece

Chignon With Floral Hairpiece

Katy Lunsford Photography

How gorgeous is this gilded hairpiece? It lends a bit of both glamour and boho style to this bride’s unfussy chignon.

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Intentionally Imperfect Braid

Intentionally Imperfect Braid

The Bold Americana

Possibly the best part about boho wedding hair looks is that they don’t have to be perfect. Take this bride’s braid for instance. It’s made all the more interesting thanks to its free strands.

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Crown Braid With Loose Tendrils

Crown Braid with Loose Tendrils

Alycia Lovell; Hair by Paige Barker 

What’s not to love about this bohemian hairstyle? From the crown braid to those face-framing strands to the added greenery, this is like a boho trifecta.

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Wavy Ponytail With Flower Crown

Wavy Ponytail with Flower Crown

Kurt Boomer Photography

While that softly textured ponytail and those long, piece-y bangs sure are stunning, the star of the show here is that leafy boho flower crown.

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Peekaboo Braid

Newlyweds laughing and holding hands


Sometimes, a sweet and subtle braid is all you need to take give your style a boho boost. That peekaboo braid in this bride’s wavy locks is all the proof you need!

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Loose Waves Tied With a Ribbon

Loose Waves Tied with a Ribbon

Tom Leung Photography 

This bride embraced boho style with cascading curls and delicate buds tucked just so. A gauzy ribbon also adds just the right amount of sweetness.

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Messy Bun With White Flower Crown

Messy Bun with White Flower Crown

Volvoreta; Floral Design by María Salazar

The name of the boho game is, in one word, effortless. This perfectly imperfect hairstyle embodies that to a tee.

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Milkmaid Braids

Bride showing off milkmaid braids


This bride nails two looks in one by incorporating both a traditional braid and a fishtail braid into her milkmaid style. With just a few pieces falling out and a super unfussy approach, this 'do is perfect for the effortless bride.

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Wrapped and Braided Updos

Wrapped and Braided Updos

Kristin Sweeting Photography; Hair by Katie Be & Shear Abby 

This pair of beautiful brides both rocked boho wedding hair looks for their Colorado nuptials. We can’t choose which one we love more!

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Bold and Bright Florals

Bold and Bright Florals

Michelle Scott Photography 

If your boho wedding is taking place on a beach or tropical destination, you can meld the two styles by donning a flower crown crafted from highly saturated florals.

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Embellished Braid

Bride with jasmine flowers and jewelry in her braid hugging groom


This lush braid is serious boho goals. We love how the bride accented it with jasmine flowers and traditional jewelry as a nod to her South Asian culture.

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