Prom hairstyles for short hair inspired by red carpet looks

Mitch | 01 September 2017

Check out these red-carpet inspired prom hairstyles for short hair —from above-the-shoulder cuts, to bobs, and pixies!

Oh, the fuss surrounding the day of the prom. During prom season, girls are particularly obsessive passionate and losing sleep over the perfect dress, the perfect look, and the perfect date. Yes, prom is a big deal.

So if you have short hair and are wondering how to do your hair for prom, we’ve totally got you! Here are gorgeous, red-carpet ready prom hairstyles for short hair you can try.

Prom hairstyles for short hair

Prom hairstyle for short hair: Diana Agron’s messy chop. Credit: Getty Images

1. Messy chop

This messy, choppy ‘do is perfect if you’re going for a bit of an edgy look.

Prom hairstyles for short hair: Alison Brie’s soft curls. Credit: Shutterstock

2. Soft curls

Add a little frill to your choppy bob by adding soft curls that will frame your face beautifully.

Prom hairstyles for short hair: Ruby Rose’s funky vintage waves. Credit: Shutterstock

3. Funky vintage waves

If you want to go for a vintage hairstyle but don’t want to look too dated or girly, adding funky waves for a bit of a twist will do the trick.

Prom hairstyles for short hair: Frankie Bridge’s side-swept pixie. Credit: Getty Images

4. Side-swept pixie

If you want to keep it cute and dainty, this side-swept hairstyle is totally a winner.  

Prom hairstyles for short hair: Jennifer Lawrence’s beachy waves. Credit: Shutterstock

5. Beachy waves

You didn’t think this all-time favorite won’t make the list, did you? No matter the length of your hair, because it’s such a versatile hairstyle, beachy waves would look great on whatever length—from lobs to shorter bobs and even pixies!

Prom hairstyles for short hair: Anne Heche’s quiff. Credit: Shutterstock

6. Quiff

Bring your A game to prom with this uber stylish ‘do

So, you see? You don’t need a lot (or in this case, long) hair to look great on prom night. You just need to pick one from these gorgeous prom hairstyles for short hair and you’re ready to party!

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