6 Boho Chic Updos For Curly Hair


If you’re looking to make some effort with your curls but don’t want to spend all day taming tresses, go boho! This year is all about the natural effect, a look that’s a little bit neat and a little bit messy, which is great news for girls with natural curls. Just say no to straight and sleek and let those curls go au natural with this year’s boho chic styles. From playful and sweet to edgy and glam, curly hair is taken to new heights with boho updos that beauty editors and stylists predict will be all the rage in 2016. Here are our top picks, test ‘em out and find your faves.

1. Sweet Chignon :


source: thebeautydepartment.com

In need of something a little bit fancy or a little bit fun? Get this look by rolling a low pony into a sweet and messy bun. Accessorize with this year’s top trends, from jeweled barrettes, ribbons, flowers or even a double headband and this look is complete.

2. Pony Tail Faux Hawk with Side Braids :


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Pony up girls! From runways to bridesmaids the faux hawk is popping up everywhere. You can achieve this fun ‘do with a little ponytail magic. Go boho by adding a side braid to soften this edgy style and you’re out the door with one knockout look.

3. Messy Bun:

source: youtube.com @ CurlyPenny

Here is the updo for girls who want to look good with minimal effort. Curly Penny,shares her highly requested messy bun tutorial that literally takes five minutes. All you need are some curls, one hair tie, three bobby pins and voilà, messy bun goals are achieved!

4. Chunky Twist-out with Flat Twists :


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If there is one tried-and- true style in a natural hair girl’s repertoire it’s the twist-out. Twist-outs are quick, preserve your curls and offer some fun and funky styles to flaunt. Be sure to check out the video tutorial where CharyJay, shows us step-by-step on how to style her fab take on the chunky twist-out.

5. Bow Bun:

source: youtube.com @ Mr.Kate

Channel your inner Minnie Mouse and rock this sweet bow — no accessories needed. That’s right, instead of putting a bow in your locks you’re gonna tie those curls up into an actual hair bow. Believe us, it looks a lot more complicated than it really is. You see, curly hair is never bow-ring!

  1. Super Long Ponytail :


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Change up your day-to- day ponytail and take it to new lengths – sans extensions. That’s right, we’re sharing the secret to faking a longer, fuller ponytail. Perfect for medium length locks and girls with waves or curls, everyone’s going to wonder where you got such serious length!

There you have it, these boho chic updos are the perfect excuse to try something new. Go au natural and give your curls some much-needed TLC, ‘cause these ‘dos don’t require gads of hairspray, bobby pins or even a lot of effort (although you can’t tell!) Lucky for us, natural curls and boho chic are the perfect match.