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Bohemian Braids

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As the weather warms up during the daytime, wearing my hair down becomes less and less appealing. While I am always one to love a quick top knot, sometimes I feel like I need something fresher and a bit more chic. Which of course, brings me to braids.

I learned to braid my own hair while I was young, thanks to many American Girl Dolls to experiment on first. And the great thing about braiding is, once you know how to do it, you know it for life. These are a few styles that have caught my eye—all with tutorials if you click through the links! Can’t wait to give them a whirl…

Bohemian Braids // thoughtsbynatalie.com

Pretty Simple :: Knotted Side Braid | Camille Styles
This knotted side braid is quick and easy, and a fun alternative to the traditional three-strand braid.

Bohemian Braids // thoughtsbynatalie.com

How to Style a Braided Chignon | A Beautiful Mess
Try a braided chignon to keep hair off your neck on a hot day in the sun.

Bohemian Braids // thoughtsbynatalie.com

The Alternative Braid | Twist Me Pretty
This alternative braid is just the right mix of polished and carefree.

Bohemian Braids // thoughtsbynatalie.com

Book Club: Braids, Buns, and Twists | Nylon
Perhaps the ultimate festival hair style, this braid crown will have you feeling like you stepped out of a Free People catalog.

Bohemian Braids // thoughtsbynatalie.com

Today’s Hair: Messy Side Braid | Vecko Revyn
For a simple look with your hair down, this messy side braid works for day and night.

Bohemian Braids // thoughtsbynatalie.com

Pretty Simple :: Fishtail Braid | Camille Styles
Though the fishtail braid can seem intimidating, it’s actually quite simple. I love that it looks better and better as it gets a little messy throughout the day.

Bohemian Braids // thoughtsbynatalie.com

Bohemian Side Braid Festival Hair Tutorial | Wonder Forest
For the ultimate boho style, combine the messy side braid with the fishtail braid and voilà—you’re festival- (or party-) ready!

This post is adapted from one I recently did for Glitter Guide, Bohemian Braids To Try For Festival Season. See the original post here >>


  • Reply
    May 20, 2014 at 4:51 pm

    I am so intimidated, for some reason, to try out braids. The other day I had my hair down and braided my bangs and swept them to the side. I liked it, but I know it could have looked better, LOL! Thank you for the inspiration and some ideas! I will have to get up a little earlier for work and try some out :)


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    Kiara King
    May 20, 2014 at 11:46 pm

    My absolute favourite braid has to be the fishtail. In fact, I think that is how I’ll wear my hair tomorrow. Thanks for the inspiration!


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