Prom hairstyles: inspiration, tutorials and styling tips

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How will you wear your hair to prom?

Prom season is a busy time with lots of decisions to make, especially when it comes to choosing the perfect prom hairstyle! To make sure you end up with a look you'll love, we have plenty of inspiring ideas and prom hairstyle tutorials below.

For those of you who want to wear your hair up to prom, you'll find a whole host of updo ideas, as well as styling tips to help you achieve them. Whether you want to rock a braided updo, a sleek chignon or something super simple, you'll find your perfect prom updo right here!

Romantic, textured hairstyles are also perfect for prom, not least because they look really cute when teamed with a corsage and complementing floral accessories! From half-up hairstyles to tumbling mermaid waves, there are all kinds of soft, wavy looks to explore.

If you want to take a seriously glamorous approach to your look, take your cue from Blake Lively and Zoe Saldana, both of whom have mastered plenty of red carpet hairstyles that are perfect for prom!

Sometimes, real life can get in the way of prom preparation, and if that happens, you'll need some chic last-minute hairstyles to see you through. Fear not, we have plenty of those too, complete with styling tips to make them really easy!

How will you wear your hair to prom?

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