25 Boho Braids Hairstyles


The boho braids style, also known as the bohemian hairstyle, is a fabulous hairdo that is making its way back into the limelight all the way from the 70’s. There are a lot of ways you can personalize this hairstyle to fit you: you can try out different colors, lengths and hair accessories. The right boho hairstyle can make the wearer look spectacular at any occasion.

“Bohemian” means unconventional with an artistic touch. It’s the perfect choice if you want a tasteful touch of style for your braids. The hairstyle essentially features braids or locs whose tips are undone. They often showcase curly strands of hair cascading down from the main braids to give an ethereal look.

Here are a few ways you can flaunt your boho style and look effortless doing it.

1. Boho Box Braids

Boho Box Braids

Boho box braids are free, easy to wear and so nice to look at. Here, the box braids can be braided about halfway down, then their undone ends can be put into curls or waves. Curly strands of hair can also be left outside the main braids. This gives it a defined and serene look.

2. Boho Hairstyles for Weddings

Boho Hairstyles for Weddings

You can create a divine bridal look with the boho style simply by braiding your hair loosely and letting little curly strands hang free.

3. Knotless Boho Braids

Knotless Boho Braids

Boho knotless braids are a type of braids that are done without the traditional knots at the base of the hair. Without the knots, there’s less tension put on the roots of the hair. The curly strands of hair on each braid combine the comfort of knotless braids and the beauty of the boho braid style.

4. Boho Updos

Boho Updos

The boho updo braid is a simple and charming hairstyle that you can rock flawlessly to any occasion. This style is achieved by wrapping your boho braid into a messy bun or updo with undone curly strands. This style draws attention to the top of the head and accentuates your facial features.

5. Boho Feed-In Braids

Boho Feed in Braids

The boho feed-in braids are essentially cornrows that gradually increase in size from start to finish as strands of braiding hair are added along the cornrow braid. Don’t forget to add those strands of curly hair hanging from the braids to give a fuller look.

6. Boho Hippie Braids

Boho Hippie Braids

Boho hippie braids are bohemian box braids that have undone ends. Any type, color and length of braiding hair can be put into boho hippie braids. They’re typically worn without extra hair accessories.

7. Bohemian Cornrows

Bohemian Cornrows

The bohemian cornrows are the perfect option when you want something minimal, clean and stylish. This hairstyle features feed-in cornrows and curly strands attached to the braids.

8. Boho Tribal Braids

Boho Tribal Braids

Boho tribal braids is a style where cornrows are weaved from the front of the head back to the middle of the head, with a single cornrow braided down the center. Individual braids are then braided on the back of the head and decorated with boho curls and loose ends.

9. Bohemian Goddess Braids

Bohemian Goddess Braids

Bohemian goddess braids, also known as distressed braids, are named so because of the deep curls on the braids. It’s made by putting the boho strands of hair into very deep curls. This gives the hair a more voluminous look.

10. Boho Crochet Braids

Boho Crochet Braids

The boho crochet hairstyle is perhaps the easiest way to wear boho braids of any length and size without going through the stress of sitting for long hours to have them made. This hairstyle is achieved by putting your hair into cornrows and attaching the crochet extensions to them using a crochet pin.

11. Short Knotless Boho Braids

Short Knotless Boho Braids

Short boho knotless braids are a short variant of boho braids that are trimmed to a preferred short length. This style is quite weightless and painless since there are no knots. It’s also easier to manipulate compared to longer braids.

12. Short Boho Braids

Short Boho Braids

Short boho braid hairstyles consist of boho braids that are made short and sealed off using fire or elastic bands to keep them from unravelling. Short boho braids are easier to maintain and make you look stylish and amazing.

13. Bohemian Bun

Bohemian Bun

The bohemian bun is a fashionable and versatile way to style your already installed boho braids. All you need to do is secure your hair up into a bun in such a way that curls are left hanging, making it look sort of like a messy bun. This style highlights your facial features and neckline, and it’s comfortable to wear since your hair is up and out of the way.

14. Boho Stitch Braids

Boho Stitch Braids

The boho stitch braid is a sophisticated and intricate hairstyle achieved by putting your hair into stitch braid cornrows with visible horizontal lines running through them. These lines are created by using a rat tail comb or your pinkie fingernail to make parts while braiding the hair. Complete the look by attaching curly strands of hair to the braids.

15. Half-Up, Half-Down Bohemian Braids

Half Up Half Down Bohemian Braids

The half up, half down bohemian braid hairstyle is an enchanting way of wearing your boho braids. It merges two styles: cornrows on the crown of the head and boho individual braids on the back of the head.

16. Boho Fulani Braids

Boho Fulani Braids

Boho Fulani braids are boho feed-in braids that are native to the Fulani tribe in West Africa. They feature cornrows from the front of the head to the mid-section, with the back cascading down in boho curls. For more similar styles like this, take a look at these Fulani braids hairstyles.

17. Jumbo Boho Braids

Jumbo Boho Braids

Jumbo boho braids are large boho braids that are created by putting large sections of your hair into boho braids to give a scanty but chic look. The style pictured above features jumbo knotless braids which are large box or twist braids made without the usual knots.

18. Boho Side Braids

Boho Side Braids

The boho side braid hairstyle makes your hair look anything but boring! You can put your hair in a side braid with the boho technique to make your style stand out from the rest. This hairstyle can be confidently rocked to any occasion any day.

19. Bohemian Braids With Beads

Bohemian Braids With Beads

Beads are a trendy decorative look to go for when you want to add additional embellishments to your boho braids, give them a fuller look, and throw on some color. Curls and beads are a very interesting and cute combo to try.

20. Bohemian Braids With Curls

Bohemian Braids With Curls

Boho braids typically feature braids with curly hair strands hanging from them but you can choose to take your boho look to another level by adding curls or waves to the ends of your braids as well.

21. Bohemian Crown Braids

Bohemian Crown Braids

The boho crown braid is an easy and elegant hairstyle that you can wear to a wedding or a homecoming party. This style is made by weaving a large boho braid and wrapping the braid around your head to form a crown. Then curl the stray strands of hair to complete the bohemian look.

22. Ombré Boho Braids

Ombre Boho Braids

Ombré boho braids are any boho braids style of your choice that features the color fading from a darker shade down to a lighter shade, from a lighter shade to a darker one, or from one color to completely different one. Ombré is a popular color style that looks stunning when executed properly. Combined with gorgeous boho braids, this is both an aesthetically-pleasing and chic hairstyle.

23. Boho Triangle Braids

Boho Triangle Braids

Boho braids aren’t restricted to a particular hair sectioning pattern. You can easily put your hair in boho braids with triangular parts, leaving visible and clean triangles of hair on your scalp. Use a gel or hair hold to make your parts really neat and make them stay that way longer.

24. Boho Locs Braids

Boho Locs Braids

Boho locs feature a matted or knotted look made by locking the hair into rope-like strands using a special crochet pin. You can try out the boho look as sisterlocks, freeform locs, two strand locs or twists, interlocking locs, or traditional style locs.

25. Gray Boho Braids

Gray Boho Braids

With your never-ending choice of colors, which color is a good idea to try? A great idea to try is gray boho braids if you want a mellow looking color that isn’t black.


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