Bohemian Makeup and Hair Trends | HQhair Blog

If you’re more Serena than Blair on the Gossip Girl style scale (definitely a thing), then we’re here to enable you to add all the beauty to your collection. These are the ultimate bohemian makeup and hair buys, just in time for a summer of love.

Bohemian Makeup and Hair Trends

Bohemian makeup is all about accentuating a natural look: adding depth to your eyes, focusing on nudes and browns, and generally making it look like you spend more time in the countryside than sat on a tube in zone 4.

Boho hair is all about being undone, rather than looking like you’ve paid a month’s rent on a blow dry and spent hours in a salon chair. It may take a lil work, but gently teasing your hair and adding small plaits will make all the difference and help you to achieve the perf’ overall look.

Brown Smokey Eye Makeup

Instead of reaching for your standard coppers, switch things up and go for brown shades. By picking matte, non-glitter shades, you’ll accentuate the natural curve of your eye and add depth.

Look to add darker shades to the crease and towards the outer edges of your eye, blending smoothly into more nude shades in the inner corner. It’s all about blending, so make sure you work the eyeshadow as much as possible.

Brown Mascara

Sheer Lipgloss

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As bohemian makeup is all about accentuating your natural beauty, don’t mask your lip colour, just add to it. We love using sheer, glossy lip gloss to add a lil sheen to your lips without adding colour.


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Add colour to any look with a slight wash of blusher. Look for warm pink or peach tones, and add just a hint to make sure that your bohemian makeup look is totally natural.

We’re totally obsessed with our brand new drop on HQ: Illamasqua Colour Veil. We’ve never used a gel blush before, and love that it can be applied straight onto skin (festival saviour) or over foundation for everyday wear.

Small Braids

Keep hair in loose waves (don’t touch the straighteners!) and add tiny plaits for extra texture. Keep braids to a minimum, adding only two or three, but feel free to mix them up when it comes to thickness and position. This is the ultimate bohemian hair trend.

Salt Spray

If you just want to add a touch of bohemian hair to your routine, then salt spray is gonna have to be your go-to styling product. A quick spritz through the ends of your hair will add texture and give you real carefree vibes.

Psst, get 15% off your order for a limited time (exclusions apply) with the code BOHEMIAN

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