Festival Ready: Boho-Chic Hairstyles for You!

by | Fashion, Hair, Haircuts

As spring rolls in, anticipation builds for the festival season. Whether you’re gearing up for Coachella, Bonnaroo, or any other music and arts extravaganza, one thing is certain: your hairstyle can either make or break your festival look.

This year, why not embrace the carefree and whimsical vibe of boho-chic DIY hairstyles to stand out in the crowd? With flowing silhouettes and earthy tones, you can exude a magical aura.

Whether you’re dancing in the desert or lounging in a grassy field, these whimsical DIY hairstyles and looks are bound to turn heads and capture the carefree spirit of March festivals.

From braids to floral crowns, here are some festival-ready hairstyles that will make you feel like a bohemian goddess this time!

Classic: Braided Crown

hair crown
Beautiful crown

The braided crown stands as an iconic and effortlessly stylish choice. This DIY hairstyle is perfect for keeping your hair out of your face while you dance to your favorite tunes, exuding bohemian charm.

  • To achieve the look, simply part your hair down the middle. 
  • Create two braids on each side. 
  • Wrap the braids around your head and secure them with bobby pins. 
  • For an added touch, pull out a few strands of hair. This will help frame your face and soften the look.

Pair this DIY hairstyle with a flowy dress for the ultimate boho chic look.

Whimsy: Half Up Half Down Braided Bun 

Getting the best of both worlds with a half-up, half-down braided bun. This DIY hairstyle offers equal parts boho and chic, making it a versatile option for any festival look.

  • To achieve this style, begin by braiding a small section of hair on each side of your head and securing it with clear elastics. 
  • Then, gather half of the remaining hair into a loose bun at the back of your head, incorporating the braids for added texture and interest.
  • Finish off the look by pulling out a few face-framing strands and securing the style with hairspray. 

Pairing this look with your fanciest floral strappy dress and sandals is sure to effortlessly tie it together.

Messy: Waves with Florals

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Messy Pretty Boquet

For a romantic and ethereal look, choose loose, tousled waves adorned with delicate floral accents. For the most goddess-like look, opt for delicate small flowers. 

  • Start by applying a textured spray and a heat protectant spray to your hair. 
  • Next, use a curling wand to style your hair into curls. 
  • If you create tight curls, loosen them once they have cooled by running your fingers through them.
  • Apply a hairspray to secure the waves and a volumizing spray for a more dramatic effect.
  • Once you have achieved your wanted wave pattern, tuck fresh flowers or floral clips into your hair for a whimsical touch.

This DIY hairstyle pairs perfectly with flowy dresses and crochet tops, making it ideal for a day of festival fun.

Embellished: Top Knot 

For a fun and playful take on boho-chic style, consider rocking a top knot adorned with embellished hair accessories

  • Start by gathering your hair into a high ponytail. 
  • Secure the ponytail with an elastic. 
  • Then, twist it into a bun at the crown of your head. 
  • Use bobby pins to tuck in the extra hair around the bun.
  • Additionally, apply hair gel for a sleeker look or curl your hair for a tousled appearance. 
  • For an extra dose of glamour, accessorize with beaded hair pins, metallic hair cuffs, or even a statement headband. 

This DIY hairstyle is perfect for keeping cool in the sun while still maintaining an effortlessly chic appearance. Paired with your coolest leather jacket, this look is sure to grab attention. 

Elevation: Braided Ponytail

braided ponytail
ponytail with braids

Elevate your ponytail game with a bohemian-inspired braided ponytail DIY hairstyle. It suits all hair types and particularly thrives on a hot day. 

  • Start by creating a middle part or brushing the hair back to get rid of the part.
  • Tie the hair into a ponytail and braid it. 
  • Once you’ve reached the middle part of your neck, secure the braid with a clear elastic. 
  • Gather the rest of the hair into a low ponytail. 
  • Wrap a small section of hair around the base of the ponytail to hide the elastic. 

This look enables you to rock out in style when paired with a boho-chic crocheted outfit and some sunglasses!

Beautiful: Boho Braided Bun 

A versatile DIY hairstyle is suitable for any occasion, be it a music festival, a casual day out, or a special event. 

  • Add a texturizing spray to add volume and dimension. 
  • Create waves using a curling wand if your hair is straight.
  • If your hair is wavy or curly, enhance your texture by scrunching in a bit of mousse. 
  • Create a middle part to determine the placement of your braid.
  • Begin by taking a small section of hair near the front of your head, close to the part.
  • Divide the sections into three equal parts and start braiding. 
  • Continue braiding, incorporating small sections of hair from the sides. 
  • Secure the end of the braid with a small elastic. 
  • Gather all your hair, including the braid, into a loose ponytail.
  • Twist the ponytail into a bun, wrapping it around the base of the ponytail.
  • Secure the bun with bobby pins. 
  • Then, gently tug on the edges of the bun to loosen it and create a slightly messy texture.
  • To enhance the overall vibe, you can add Boho-inspired hair accessories such as floral clips, beads, or feathers.

Experiment with different braiding techniques and bun placements to find the style that suits you best!


Mastering the art of these DIY hairstyles opens up endless possibilities for expressing your individuality and embracing a carefree, Bohemian vibe.

Don’t be afraid to experiment with different variations, add your unique flair, and let your Boho spirit shine through!

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