Short prom season cuts for all hair types.
Whether you already have short hair or are looking to debut a new short cut for your prom night, there are so many short prom hairstyles you can create with the length of your hair. Headband hairstyles are for sure on of many, but we’ve got some more. If you are currently stressing about how you’re going to wear your short crop, consider it now the least of your worries because we’ve got your back. Scroll through this gallery for some of the best prom hairstyles for short hair you can wear to your prom this year:
Prom Hairstyles for Short Hair: 11 Modern Looks
1. The Messy Bowl Cut
Step into your prom with an on-trend style. This messy bowl cut transitions right into the after party scene. Touch it up with a few spritzes of Suave Professionals Sea Mineral Infusion Texturizing Sea Salt Spray to amplify the texture.
2. The Decorative Headpiece
This prom short hair look is great if you don’t have much time to come up with a new style just for prom. Add a decorative headpiece to your hair to make your style prom-ready!
3. The Edgy Cut
Just because it’s prom season, that doesn’t mean you have to get entirely girly on everyone with super curly or dolled up prom hairstyles for short hair. If that isn’t what your personal style is all about, borrow this edgy crop from the boys and make it fancy.
4. Floral Afro
Want to really set yourself up for a prom queen nomination? This hairstyle will break necks as soon as you walk through the door. If you don’t win, who cares, you did a great job at adoring and celebrating your very own crown!
5. The Fringe
Baby bangs are back and what a better time than your prom night to be the first to debut the look? Be the trendsetter you are and step into your ballroom with this bang trend.
6. Loose Curls
Let’s face it, a head of tight curls may not last throughout the night unless you use all the right hair products. If you want something easy to style, stick with a set of loose curls. Set the look with flexible hold hairspray like Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray to make sure your hair moves and grooves with you on the dance floor. No stiff curls allowed. 🙅
Not giving up your signature mohawk hairstyle for prom? You don’t have to! Focus on creating the perfect prom makeup face and you’ve got a new and formal look.
8. Roller Set Curls
It doesn’t matter if you’re naturally curly or not, you can create a short curly pixie style for your prom with the help of a curling iron. If you want those curls to stay, be sure to set with a firm hold hairspray like TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Extend Hold Level 4. You can also DIY your hairstyle and set your short hair with rollers. Once your hair is dry, use your fingers to separate your curls.
9. Short and Straight
There’s always something sultry about a straight hairstyle no matter the length. If you’re going for a more serious look this prom season, oft for a straight short style.
10. Teeny Weeny Afro
Thinking about getting the big chop? Go all natural this prom season. This is proof that you can hit the dance floor with a gown and rock your short crop.
11. Wavy Hair
Want wavy prom hairstyles for short hair? Try this modern version of the finger wave hairstyle.