16 Beautiful Hairstyles For Prom

16 BEAUTIFUL HAIRSTYLES FOR PROM

Prom night is a teenage girl’s chance to get dressed up in a beautiful gown, jewels, high heels and of course, wear a gorgeous hairstyle.  Girls plan for this special event for months ahead of time and put a lot of money and effort into their look for the night.  While prom is about having a date, dancing and mingling, let’s be real – the most important aspect is a girls appearance!  The photos will be reminisced over for years to come and you’ll want to look your best.

 

Teenage girls can get ideas for their prom hairstyles through hair and fashion magazines, but the most influence usually comes from celebrity styles.  Browsing the latest red carpet looks will provide inspiration as you choose your hairstyle.  Whether up or down, straight or curly, the options for your prom hairstyle are endless and can suit your personality or provide you with a style you’ve always dreamed of.

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Short Hair

Hairstyles For Prom

Hairstyles For Prom

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Having short hair doesn’t mean you’re stuck with an everyday style for prom.  If you can’t achieve an updo, consider adding some big curls with volume around the face to play up your short hair.  With a full face of makeup and fancy dress, your layered bob will become glamorous and enhance your style beyond your regular look.

 

Hairstyles For Prom, short hair

Hairstyles For Prom, short hair

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Wild, defined curls make this short haircut suitable for a formal event.  Curls are tighter at the root and straighter at the ends, resulting in a unique look which complements a formal gown or a cocktail dress.  Sparkly earrings will shine through this hairstyle, adding to the ultra feminine look.  Finish this hairstyle with a lot of hairspray to ensure that it will last through the big night!

 

Hairstyles For Prom, short hair

Hairstyles For Prom, short hair

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The easiest thing you can do to short hair to make it look more prom appropriate is add volume!  On a daily basis your style may be sleek and flat but using velcro rollers and a teasing brush will transform it to a party ready style.  Velcro rollers are easy to use and can be more effective if heat from a blow dryer is applied.  Back combing your roots with a teasing brush will ensure that the volume maintains through the night.

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Hairstyles For Prom, short blonde hair

Hairstyles For Prom, short blonde hair

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If you’re going for a look that evokes the glamour of Old Hollywood, this curled hairstyle will provide just that.  Much like Marilyn Monroe, the full curls paired with the smooth bangs bring her hairstyle into modern day.  Achieve this sophisticated style with a small diameter curling iron.

Hairstyles For Prom, short blonde hair

Hairstyles For Prom, short blonde hair

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Styling your short hair for a special occasion doesn’t have to mean that you curl it.  Straightening your hair into a look that shows off your texture will provide you with a more edgy style.  Placing sections in different directions with the help of pomade and hairspray will increase the funky factor and looks especially good with a non traditional dress.  Perfect for those girls that want to stand out on prom night!

Hairstyles For Prom, blonde hair

Hairstyles For Prom, blonde hair

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The incorporation of micro braids worn as a headband makes this loosely curled style with bangs look worthy of the biggest party of the year!  You may use your own hair for the braids or get a hairpiece that can be easily attached.  The fullness of the curls and softness of the bangs give a girl that wears this style an innocent and angelic vibe.

Long Hair

Hairstyles For Prom, long blonde hair

Hairstyles For Prom, long blonde hair

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If your style is trendy and you look to celebrities for inspiration, consider this wavy style for your prom night look.  With a middle part and straighter ends, this look provides a beachy, surfer style which looks great with everything from a flowy maxi dress to one covered in sequins.

Hairstyles For Prom, long brunette hair

Hairstyles For Prom, long brunette hair

Hairstyles For Prom, long brown hair – Get it here!

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Using a small barrel curling iron on your long hair will result in this super curly look.  If you normally wear your hair straight or wavy then these tight curls will amp up your prom style.  Using a curling iron that reaches a temperature of at least 400 degrees fahrenheit will ensure that these curls stay while you party the night away.

Hairstyles For Prom, long blonde hair

Hairstyles For Prom, long blonde hair

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This voluminous blow out with body and direction throughout the ends will give you the ultimate ‘bombshell’ look.  Smooth, shiny hair and texture bring the layers away from the face in a way that exudes beautiful glamour.  This look may be achieved with a blow dryer, and a large curling iron or a flat iron.

Hairstyles For Prom, long brown hair

Hairstyles For Prom, long brown hair

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For the super edgy rockstar teen girl, this look has the choppy fringe and textured layers to suit your style on prom night.  Use a flat iron to create ultra sleek sections and turn in various directions to play up your short layers. Finish the style with a wax or pomade and shake up your roots to create volume.

Hairstyles For Prom, long hair

Hairstyles For Prom, long hair

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Your classmates will be envious of you when you show up to the prom with this Rapunzel inspired hairstyle.  Long, loose curls are full of shine and body while the side part tucked behind the ear creates a pinned look.  Add volume to the crown area to boost up the glamour.

Hairstyles For Prom, long black hair

Hairstyles For Prom, long black hair

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Finger waves and blunt, heavy bangs will provide you with a retro look for your prom night.  This hairstyle is reminiscent of pin-up girls from the mid century era.  Perfect with a fitted evening gown or a cocktail length dress with a poofy skirt, this hairstyle is played up with a cat eye and red lipstick.

Updos

Updo Hairstyles For Prom

Updo Hairstyles For Prom

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This fun updo uses very straight pieced out sections of hair to create a super funky style.  Varying lengths of sections in this hairdo will show off your length while remaining spiky and edgy.  An updo like this is better left to the pros as achieving it can be quite complicated.

Updo Hairstyles For Prom

Updo Hairstyles For Prom

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For those who want to attain an elegant and mature style on their prom night, this updo’s curly chignon offers just that.  Placed low on the nape of the neck, curls hug the back of the head while the front is pulled back smoothly.  This updo is beautiful with a low back dress as it adds interest to your look from all angles.

Updo Hairstyles For Prom

Updo Hairstyles For Prom

Updo Hairstyles For Prom – Get it here!

Unless you have thick, waist length hair, you will need to enlist the help of hair extensions to achieve this extraordinary updo.  Worth the effort, this look is very dramatic and the huge braid bun can be styled smaller if needed.  Accessories like chop sticks or flowers may be added depending on your desired look.

Updo Hairstyles For Prom

Updo Hairstyles For Prom

Updo Hairstyles For Prom – Get it here!

A simple high ponytail with a ‘bump’ in the front bang area can be very easy to achieve yet look very formal.  Curling your hair first will provide the hair with a look suitable for the special night.  Tease the roots of your hair in the front and then pull it back into a high ponytail, keeping it very sleek on the sides.

Hairstyles For Prom, ponytail

Hairstyles For Prom, ponytail

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Another simple ponytail style, this one in particular has a crimped texture to provide a look beyond what you would wear every day.  Straighten your hair first, pull up into a ponytail and use a crimping iron to add texture to random sections of hair.  You can really customize this look to your own liking.

 The importance of prom night is felt by most teen girls throughout all of high school.  Enjoying the event to its fullest means eliminating stress which can be done by trying different looks ahead of time.  Making sure your desired style will work on your hair and determining whether you will need a hairstylist to achieve it are things that can prepare you for the big night.  Overall, you should be comfortable and confident with your look and it should complement your personality and style.

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