Elegant looks perfect for the big night.
Another year, another prom season! As the big day for every high school senior approaches, we’re all getting excited with planning out the perfect looks for the event. We all put so much time into our dresses and makeup that sometimes we fall into a time pinch to find the perfect hairstyle. But, have no fear, because we’re here to help!
Check out some of our favorite prom hairstyles for medium hair so you’ll have a Prom Queen-worthy look of the year:
1. Side-Swept Bangs
Create a romantic style with sultry side swept bangs. Make sure you tame any flyaways and frizz with Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray.
2. Middle Part
This little switch up can go a long way with any of your prom hairstyles for medium hair. Try out this style and see for yourself!
Sleek and shiny straightened hair is always a great look to go for. Give your locks an extra boost of shine on your prom day by using TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum as a finishing touch.
4. Side Bun
A low-hanging side bun like the one above can add an extra edge to your prom look. You’ll definitely be a contender for Prom Queen in this look!
5. Curled Ponytail
Who said ponytails weren’t glamorous? A few curls can change your basic pony into a beautiful look.
6. Curled Braid
Give your braid some volume and texture by adding curls. Make sure to give your curled tresses an extra boost of volume by using Nexxus Exxpand+ Volumizing Whip when styling.
7. Pinned Curls
Prom season is always filled with curls. So, make yours stand out by pinning them up and creating a voluminous updo.
8. Banana Chignon
This simple style is fun, flirty and fabulous for your big prom night!
9. Side Part
Side parts are a great way to give thin hair a thicker and fuller appearance. Give your locks a little more volume while controlling frizz by spritzing TIGI Copyright Custom Create Volume Lift Styling Spray before styling.
10. Braided Bun
This style is perfect for prom (and the after party), and it’s so easy to create. Just make a regular sock bun, braid any strands sticking out, and voilà! Check out our tutorial to create four different braids buns, here.
11. Braided Chignon
A little braid in your chignon can go a long way for your prom hairstyles for medium hair. Adding an accessory like a bejeweled pin or clip is a great way t take your style up a notch too.
12. Classic Braid
Nothing beats a classic style, so try out a simple classic braid like the one above for a subtly styled look.
13. Glamorous Curls
Be the most glamorous girl on the dance floor with these flowing loose curls.
14. Voluminous Bun
One of our biggest hair mottos is “the bigger, the better,” and that definitely applies to your prom hairstyle. So, give your average bun a little volume for a full-body effect.
15. Relaxed Updo
You don’t have to plop your updo on the top of your head for a cute prom style. A simple and comfortable relaxed updo will do just the trick.
16. Slick Bun
Keep everything prim and proper with a slicked back bun. To give your bun an ultra-sleek look, use Nexxus Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel for a slick look without any gunky residue or crunch all night long.
17. Messy Updo
If you’re not into the clean-cut prom look, then let your wild side out with a messy textured updo.