We know that prom hair is almost as important as the outfit you decide to wear to the dance. As it’s the biggest event in your school calendar, you’re probably looking for stylish and easy ways to wear your hair and you’re in luck as we’ve shortlisted the most versatile homecoming and prom hair ideas for all hair lengths and types.
Old Hollywood Waves
Editor’s tip: To give your glamorous Hollywood waves a luxe, glossy shine, set them in place with the TRESemmé Ultimate Shine Hold Hairspray.
This romantic, floral crown braid will ensure everyone knows who the real prom queen is (hint: it’s you!).
Editor’s tip: Worried your braids won’t last the whole night? Give your hair more grip by applying some dry shampoo, like the Love Beauty And Planet Volume & Bounty Dry Shampoo before styling to give your braids more holding power.
If overly fussy, traditional prom looks aren’t your style, this swishy curly ponytail is a more low-key alternative.
French Braid Updo
This beautiful French braided bun is the look to try if you’re a fan of elegant updos.
Half-up Half-down Prom Hair
A half-up ponytail is a prom hair staple for a reason. To glam up this simple style, pair with curled lengths for extra style points.
Curly Prom Hair
There’s no better time than prom to pull out all the stops with big, voluminous curls.
Prom Hair Down
Short Prom Hair
Half-up Prom Hair
Braided Prom Hair
Add a touch of high-fashion to your prom night look with this runway-inspired upside-down braid.
Prom Hair Clips
Soft waves and a pearl hair clip make this an utterly dreamy prom hairstyle.
Straight Prom Hair
If your dress is a showstopper, you might prefer to keep your hair simple with 90s style poker-straight strands.
Editor’s tip: If you’re using straighteners, remember to protect your strands from the heat with a heat defence spray like the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Heat Protection Shine Spray. Not only does it offer protection up to 230 degrees, but the the keratin and marula oil-enriched formula also helps to keep your hair frizz-free and photo-ready.
Long Prom Hair
Make the most of your long lengths with this half-up bouffant, perfect for showing off your Rapunzel locks.
Prom Hair Bun
Teasing your roots for extra lift and curling loose strands around your face will give a regular bun a prom-worthy upgrade.
Black Girl Prom Hair
Make your hair your best accessory by adding flowers to a braided updo.
Crystal Hair Pins For Prom
Shine bright with the help of crystal hairpins. Use them to secure your hair away from your face.
Ponytail Prom Hair
Transform a simple ponytail into something more prom friendly with this looped updo.
Prom Hair For Medium Length Hair
Editor’s tip: Give our updo 24-hour hold and a slick wet look finish with the VO5 Wet Look Styling Gel.
Prom Hair For Thin Hair
Prom Hair Plait
Don’t overlook the styling possibilities of a plait hairstyle for prom. Try this whimsical milkmaid braid for a stylish boho look.
Prom Hair With Bobby Pins
Bobby pins have come a long way and can now be used to dress up even the most casual of hairstyles.
Big and bouncy curls are always a popular choice when it comes to prom hairstyles. So, if you have shoulder-length hair or longer, give this a try.
Waterfall braids are a great alternative to traditional plaits and look amazing when teamed with loose curls.
Red Carpet-inspired Hair
Side Part Prom Hair
Devoted to your middle parting? Give your hair the easiest makeover for prom by switching your parting to the side.
Carefree and casual loose waves are perfect for girls who don’t like to do too much with their hair but still wants to look put together
Editor’s tip: Make styling your hair easy with the TONI&GUY Flexible Hold Braid Balm. Apply to damp or dry hair before styling or use on the go to rework and uphold your look.
If you need a prom hairstyle that’ll last the night and give you beautiful heatless curls the next morning, look no further than this French braid updo.
A headband twist with a side plait is a perfect way to wear your tresses for prom – especially if you’re growing out bangs.
Keep things casual with a loose side braid. Pull out a few strands for an effortless finish.