From soft waves to messy updos, 20 beautiful boho wedding hairstyles

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Sarah Biddlecombe

When it comes to wedding hair, we love unstructured boho looks.

And we're not the only ones; celebrities such as Kate Moss and Olivia Palermo walked down the aisle with beautiful boho hair.

From soft romantic waves to messy updos and intricate braids, let these 20 styles inspire your beauty for the big day.

  • The Pin Curl

    Add a retro touch to a messy boho updo with a cool pin curl. Get the full tutorial from Etsy.

  • Trio of rosettes

    Loose flowing waves with messy rosettes makes for a beautifully unstructured boho look. Get the tutorial from Twist Me Pretty.

  • Long braided crown

    This sweet updo is simply two long plaits pinned together at the top of the head. Get the full tutorial from Treasures and Travels.

  • Easy twisted pony

    This simple twist is perfect for those searching for a quick and easy way to add a touch of boho to their bridal look (and you could even go the whole mile and tuck some fresh flowers into the fold). Get the tutorial from The Beauty Department.

  • Fishtail updo

    Once you've mastered a fishtail braid, this look can be achieved in less than two minutes. Get the tutorial from The Beauty Department.

  • Boho braid

    Loose waves and lots of volume make this unstructured braided look perfect for a boho wedding. Get the full tutorial from Karina Lynn Kho.

  • Messy braided pony

    A simple but classic style, you can pull strands loose from these plaits to make the look as messy as you please. Get the tutorial from The Wonder Forest.

  • Messy updo

    This beautiful chic look requires merely a couple of bobby pins to create. Get the full tutorial from 100 Layer Cake.

  • Romantic loose waves

    There is nothing more boho than romantic loose waves. Get the full tutorial from Patricia Bright.

  • Rope braid

    For a bold boho look, try a loose rope braid. Get the full tutorial from Hairstyle Confessions.

  • Lace Braid

    Subtle but sweet, this front lace braid adds a boho vibe to any style. See the full tutorial by Cute Girls Hairstyles.

  • Headband and bun

    This look is simple to create and works with any kind of headband - just make sure your hair is loosely curled before you begin. Get the tutorial from Chelsea Trevor.

  • Copper Tube Pony

    Give a low pony an unexpected edge with a thin copper tube and messy plait. See the full tutorial from Treasures and Travels.

  • Multi-braid

    This look combines a number of fishtail braids with tie-offs and bubbles. We admit that it's a little tricky to create but worth the investment for the wow-factor. Get the tutorial from The Beauty Department.

  • Lace braid updo

    This elegant updo is surprisingly easy to create - all you need is some hair ties and a couple of bobby pins. Get the tutorial by beauty blogger Freckled Forest from The Wonder Forest.

  • Side swept curls

    For an easy but beautiful wedding look, sweep your hair to one side and let your curls cascade down. Get the full tutorial from beauty blogger Nik Scott.

  • Messy knotted updo

    This simple updo looks best with plenty of backcombing (the messier the better!). Get the tutorial from Twist Me Pretty.

  • Half up bun

    Some twisting and pinning is all it takes to recreate this style. Get the tutorial from Etsy.

  • Low twisted bun

    We seriously love this revamped version of the classic bun. Get the full tutorial from Once Wed.

  • Knot pony

    This is a great look for those with thicker hair. Learn how to knot your pony with this tutorial from Once Wed.

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Sarah Biddlecombe

Sarah Biddlecombe is an award-winning journalist and Digital Features Editor at Stylist

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