Prom Hair Ideas for Non-Traditional Outfits: 4 Looks to Steal the Night

Alyssa François | 20 April 2019
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Do it your way!

We live in a time when women are doing things their way more often than not. From wearing pantsuits in place of wedding gowns to the younger set wearing jumpsuits to prom. How does one style their hair when they’re wearing an ensemble a little less formal than the norm? We have the right prom hair ideas for non-traditional outfits.

Thinking about ditching the ballroom gown this season? Here are prom ideas just for you:

1. Half-Up and Crop Top

prom hair ideas: half up
Crop top but make it prom-ready.

The crop top and circle skirt combo can be worn for just about any occasion you can think of. To make it more prom-friendly, we suggest pairing it up with a stylish updo. Want to stay on trend? The half-up hairstyle is the way to go. Instead of wearing it casual and straight, add waves for a fancier look. Set hair with TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hair Spray Extend Hold Level 4 to lock your waves in place without the crunch.

TRESemmé COMPRESSED MICRO MIST HAIRSPRAY EXTEND HOLD LEVEL 4

2. The Jazzy Power Suit and Updo

prom hair ideas: upside down braid
Makin’ money moves on the dance floor.

There’s no better way to make a statement at your prom than with a look that stands out from hair-to-toe. In a sea full of ballroom gowns, an embellished blazer and pant set will steal the night. Wear a bold, yet, chic updo to bring the look together. Try our upside-down braid tutorial to get this look.

3. The Essential Slip Dress and Bouffant

prom hair ideas: bouffant
Pump up the volume with this style.

Whether you own a slip dress in black, or in another color, this is an essential piece for your wardrobe. Pull this number out for a simple and chic prom outfit. Channel the 60s with a bouffant updo style to complete your outfit. Pump up the volume before styling with TIGI Copyright Custom Create Volume Lift Styling Spray.

TIGI COPYRIGHT CUSTOM CREATE VOLUME LIFT STYLING SPRAY

4. The Jumpsuit and Exaggerated Ponytail

prom hair ideas: curly ponytail
TFW your ponytail is goals.

We haven’t come across a jumpsuit we didn’t like and we have yet to see a ponytail that isn’t #goals. Add a dramatic effect to your prom outfit with an exaggerated ponytail. Steal tips from Justine Marjan on how you can create a voluminous ponytail style. Seal the look for the night with TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Boost Hold Level 3.

TRESemmé COMPRESSED MICRO MIST HAIRSPRAY BOOST HOLD LEVEL 3

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