it’s prom season, and we can’t get enough of gorgeous prom hairstyles. If you haven’t decided on yours yet, this list is for you. We’ve rounded up prom hair ideas that look great on almost hair types. Ready? Take your pick from these prom hairstyles.
10 Prom Hair Ideas That are Perfect for You
1. Glamorous Waves
Keep your hair down in big and loose curls and you’ll surely be turning heads to your direction. With a nice volume, your hair can complement a strapless gown beautifully. No need for hair accessories. Just let the waves do the talking.
Editor’s tip: Make sure your waves are huge and loose by using a curling wand. But protect your tresses from the heat by spritzing VO5 Heat Protect Spray to keep it from getting dry and brittle.
2. Greek Goddess
The new trend today is to just keep a low ‘do because it is unique and more casual. It doesn’t look too exaggerated either. So, for this hairstyle, you can just add a stringy headband and your Greek goddess look is complete. If you have curly hair, there’s no need to do more but you can make huge loose waves with a large-barreled curling wand if your hair is straight to give it the body and volume it needs.
3. Low Rolled Bun with Metallic Clips
This is one of our favorites and we just love how it looks so simple yet so elegant. It’s more unique compared to a regular low bun because of the rolled hair. But what adds to its beauty is the metallic clip. You can go for butterflies or flowers; either way, it’s gonna be beautiful!
4. Low Side Ponytail with Flower
Who says you cannot wear a flower for your prom hair? You just have to choose one big flower that complements your prom dress and you’re good to go. Add curls to your ponytail for that added oomph,
Editor’s tip: Add volume to your curly ponytail with a little bit of VO5 Extra Body Mousse. It plumps it up, giving your hair a nice full finish.
5. Top Bun
You’ll never go wrong with a top bun. It is a classic look that will definitely make you stand out. But a nice variation to this would be a slightly loose top bun so your prom hair gets more volume. Leave some loose strands to frame your face for that sweet and dainty look.
6. Vintage Updo with Side Bangs
Stand out in this vintage hairstyle by adding a bouffant element to your updo. Style it with side bangs to complete that vintage sophistication.
Editor’s tip: Keep your prom hair in shape by spraying it with VO5 Extra Hold Hairspray. Dance the night away and never have to worry about your hair getting messed up. Just enjoy!
7. Wavy Side Swept Hair
If you have thin hair, a side-swept wavy hairstyle is perfect for you because this hairstyle gives your hair more volume. The big waves also make you look elegant and glamorous on your special night.
8. Wavy Hair with a Gold Crown
Traditionally, prom affairs have a prom court, right? But you don’t need to be named prom queen or princess to wear a crown. Surprise them all with this unique crown that’s cute and unconventional.
9. Low Rolled Bun with Flowers
Fresh flowers are always a great hair accessory for whatever occasion, including prom. Make your prom hair stand out by putting some fresh flowers on your low rolled bun. The look will definitely make you look elegant without much effort.
10. Messy Braids and Twists
Do you want to look unique and stylish? Combine two classic styles—braids and twists—and you’ll definitely have everyone loving your prom hair! This is especially nice if your hair is really long, even if it is straight!
So, are you now ready for prom night? Try out these hairstyles and feel like a queen!