Prom Hairstyles Every Pinay Teen Can Wear

It's going to be prom season soon! Get ready for your big night by taking your pick from these beautiful prom hairstyles.

Prom is just around the corner and in a few months, every Pinay teen will be on one of the most glamorous nights of her life. Quite as important as your gown is your hairstyle to match it. After all, your hair can do so much to complete your look for the night. We want you to look elegant and stunning on this once-in-a-lifetime event and so we have come up with the best prom hairstyles that you can wear.

1. French Side Braid

Prom Hairstyle: Asian woman with a French rope braid updo wearing a floral dress
The French rope braid updo spells sophistication and elegance. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Add a twist to a regular bun hairstyle by combining it with a rope braid. The French rope braid updo can even complement a tube-style or off-shoulder ball gown and let you show off your beautiful decolletage.

Editor’s tip: If you love having long hair, make sure you help maintain its strength so you can nail any hairstyle. We recommend washing it with Sunsilk Strong & Long Shampoo, which has Biotin to help strengthen and nourish your hair. 

2. Half Crown Braid

Prom hairstyles: Back shot of an Asian woman with half crown braid sitting on a swing
With this ‘do, your hair is indeed your crowning glory. Credit: Hariono Halim

This hairstyle allows you to braid your hair while showcasing your long, cascading locks. Instead of using a real headband at the top front of your hair, braid your hair at the back of your head to create a crown. You can even add a beaded or gemmed accessory for a glamorous and elegant finish.

Editors tip: Though messy hairstyles are in, you still don’t want your hair to be frizzy. Apply a drop of TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops to keep your hair shiny and sleek all night.

3. Twisted Chignon for Curly Hair

girl with chignon hair faces her back to the camera and touches her hair subtly
This variation to the chignon will definitely turn heads

The chignon is quite popular as a fabulous hairstyle for any special occasion, including prom night. And you can definitely make one even if you have naturally curly hair. Try this hairstyle if you want to put your kulot hair up.

4. Waterfall Braid

Asian woman with waterfall braid hairstyle wearing a white dress
Even a simple hairstyle like the waterfall braid can make you a stunner on your prom. Credit: Hariono Halim

You don’t have to go for overly sophisticated prom hairstyles just to achieve that glamorous look. A waterfall braid can do the job just as well. Go for this ‘do when you want a dainty look on your big night.

Editor’s tip: You don’t want the waterfall braid to fall while you’re slow-dancing with your partner. Keep it in place with VO5 Firm Hold Hairspray, which offers an all-day hold sans the sticky residue. 

5. Sleek Low Bun

Prom Hairstyles: Asian woman with a sleek low bun wearing a pink dress
Show off your classic beauty with a sleek, low bun. Credit: Hariono Halim

Who says buns have to be boring? A sleek, low bun is perfect if you want an easy and simple updo. And with your hair up, you can showcase a pair of beautiful earrings that you reserved for this night.

Editor’s tip: Prep your hair by washing it with Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Shampoo. It helps make your hair soft and easier to style. Plus, its five flower essences can make your hair smell great, too! 

6. Side-swept Dutch Braid

Prom hairstyles: Happy Asian woman with long hair in a side-swept Dutch braid
This braid can last from the dinner proper to the prom after-party! Credit: Natasha Estelle

If you don’t like to put your hair up on prom night, then, this side-swept Dutch braid can help you achieve that sophisticated yet sweet look. It can suit any type of gown as well—whether you have a tube-style, one-shoulder, or thin-strapped prom dress. Not only will you look fabulous but everyone will be asking how you did your hair!

7. Half Up Rope Braid

Prom Hairstyles: Back shot of an Asian woman with half up rope braid hairstyle
Curl the ends of your hair to make this hairstyle prom-ready. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Don’t have any idea with what to do with your long mane for prom? Try the half up rope braid. This dainty, diwata-like hairstyle is easy to do, so you won’t spend hours getting ready for your big night.

8. Side Bun with Hair Pins

Back shot of an Asian woman with a side bun with gold hair pins wearing a yellow top
With gold hair pins on your hair, your hairstyle becomes even more elegant. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Hair clips and gold bobby pins have been on-trend for quite a while now, and you have every reason to wear them on your prom. Why don’t you jazz up a side bun hairstyle with gold bobby pins? This way, you’ll be a stunner even with your back turned.

9. Classic Hollywood Curls

Asian woman with long curly hair wearing a black off-shoulder dress
Whether you end up being the prom queen or not, you’ll definitely be a star with this ‘do. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Who doesn’t like the classic Hollywood curls that have been around for so long? You too can achieve this hairstyle using a curling iron with a large barrel. This looks great especially on long, healthy hair, so make sure to pamper your locks with a hair mask treatment weeks before your prom.

Editor’s tip: Before you curl your hair, apply VO5 Big Volume Mousse on your hair to help boost your hair’s volume and define your curls without weighing your hair down.

10. Braided Twist Updo

Prom Hairstyles: Asian woman with a bun hairstyle wearing a low back plum dress
Got a backless prom gown? Show it off with this hairstyle. Credit: Hariono Halim

This updo hairstyle works for medium-length hair, too! Just braid your entire hair and do it in a twisted fashion for an even more sophisticated look. Don’t forget to finish with a few spritzes of hairspray to help make your hairstyle last all night

With these gorgeous prom hairstyles, we bet you’re going to look fab while having fun on your special night. Why don’t you share this list with your friends? This way, you can all show up on your prom looking your best and ready to make it a memorable night.



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