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Prom Hairstyles & Related Articles

Revised: 02/04/12 - Copyright - All Rights Reserved

Prom 2012 - 2013  -  Beautiful New Articles & Styles 

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All of the articles below are being updated for Prom 2012-2013.  Come back and visit us on a regular basis so that you can get all the latest hairstyling tips for Prom 2012-2013. 

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Wearing Ballet Bun

Hair How To Instant Ballet Buns - For many, a bun especially the neat ballerina style bun looks and feels more polished.  Depending on how carefully the bun is styled, it can be an incredibly elegant hairstyle.

Prom Hair How To Sassy Messy Updo! - This updo style is spectacular in a number of ways.  The long side-swept bangs are highlighted with ribbons of highlights and lowlights providing rich depth and movement while the sides of this messy updo are swept back towards the middle of head creating a sassy profile.

Black Swan Ballerina Buns -  The classic ballerina bun dubbed The Black Swan Ballerina Bun is always worn with the hair brushed up and off the hairline without a fringe or any visible part.

Prom Hair: Ballerina Bun Hairstyle - The Ballerina Bun never goes out of style, it just morphs to assume the shape of current hair trends. Adorn with a tiara, loose flowers or a glittery hair accessory.

Big Ponytail Prom Hair - This va-va voom big ponytail has been modified to be more contemporary.

Big Bun Prom Hairstyle - Combine a gorgeous prom gown with a glam big bun hairstyle.  It's always best to tone down your hair if you amp up your gown. The Big Bun Prom Hairstyle works perfectly with this Clarisse princess prom gown.

A Classic Prom Side Updo - This is a gorgeous yet easy classic prom side updo hairstyle which can be created in a matter of minutes on day old hair or newly washed hair.

Prom Hair How To Sassy Messy Updo! - This updo style is spectacular in a number of ways.  The long side-swept bangs are highlighted with ribbons of highlights and lowlights providing rich depth and movement while the sides of this messy updo are swept back towards the middle of head creating a sassy profile.

40 Hot Hairstyle Ideas For Prom - 40 Prom hairstyles with images for Prom Hairstyle inspiration.

Glam Prom Side Pony Hairstyle - This is a very easy glam prom side pony hairstyle which can be created in a matter of minutes on day old hair or newly washed hair.

4 Steps To Easy Prom Updo - Not only is it a snap to create, just about anyone has shoulder length or longer hair can do the updo. If your hair is long enough for clip-in or fusion extensions, then you are definitely set.

Retro Hairstyle For Long Hair - Retro hairstyles can be updated to reflect the present with a nod to the past.  To create a unique hair statement consider wearing a gorgeous 1940s, 1950s or 1960s inspired hairstyle.

Ponytail Hairstyles - If you can create a great ponytail you can create a dizzying array of amazing Prom or special evening hairstyles.  Most party, Prom, wedding and related dressy hairstyles start as some type of ponytail.

Hair Accessories Page - Instantly change a Prom Hairstyle by changing your hair accessories.  Hair accessories range from jeweled headbands and ponies to clips, jaw, claws, barrettes and gorgeous combs.

Floral Hairpin Accessories - How To Wear - Learn some tips on floral hair pins.

Basics Of How To Curl Hair - Whether your hair is naturally curly, wavy or bone straight at some point you may wish to add, define or create an array of curls for your tresses.  Curls are definitely a great way to dress up tresses for the Prom.

Prom Hair Countdown - Updated every year since 1999 this classic Prom Hair articles includes the latest Prom hair news for 2011.

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Long Prom Hair Style Trends For 2011 - Should you wear your hair up or down?  Follow your heart but consider the Gown you select for your ultimate decision.  Read here for some additional hints.

Prom Hair Countdown - Start with this classic article on everything you need to know about Prom Hair.  It's the original Prom Hair article on the web and has been updated every year since 1999.

Prom - Sassy Messy Updo! - This updo style is spectacular in a number of ways.  The long side-swept bangs are highlighted with ribbons of highlights and lowlights providing rich depth and movement while the sides of this messy updo are swept back towards the middle of head creating a sassy profile.

Diane Kruger Hairstyle - Elegance In A Side Hairdo - Diane wears a fabulous hairstyle which combines a gorgeous side pony with side-swept bangs which are spectacular.  Perfect for Prom or any other formal event this style can be dressed up or dressed down.

Prom Hair: Pinned Up Ringlets - Follow the step-by-step instructions to recreate this gorgeous style.

Prom Hair - Long Deconstructed - Kate Hudson Ringlets - What's more alluring than long, bombshell blonde shimmering tresses cascading in waves of deconstructed ringlets and waves?

Hair Play Rule: Simply, Sexy Hairstyles & Hairdos On The Side - Whether you're floating down the aisle to marry the man of your dreams or down a winding staircase to dazzle your Prom date, simply sexy hairstyles and hairdos that combine lush waves worn captured on the side are a brilliant hair play. 

Steal Hannah Montana's (Miley Cyrus) long straight rock star hairstyle.

Prom Hair: The O.C.'s Prom Hairstyles. Read about Mischa Barton, Rachel Bilson, Autumn Reeser, Navi Rawat and Samaire Armstrong and what they wore to the prom and their matching hairstyles.

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How To Tease Hair!  Want a big beehive or just a nice big front quiff?  This article gives you step by step instructions.

Check out the latest addition to our Short Haired Celeb Gallery - Samaire Armstrong

Beyonce Knowles:  Pretty Ponytail.  Beyonce joined Destiny's Child for their Star on Hollywood's Walk coiffed in a pretty pony.

Mini Ponytails For Short Hair.  Even if you have short strands you can wear the hottest ponytail styles.  Go for a Mini Ponytail like Cameron Diaz wears.

Jennifer Aniston:  Stacked Pony Hairstyle  Jennifer Aniston dumped her long wavy strands and appeared at The Friends With Money Premiere in a sizzling stacked pony.

Celebrity Hairdresser's Tips:  Blow Drying Your Hair.  Ken Paves, Robert Hallowell and Barbara Lhotan share tips for perfect blow drying.

Easy Updo: Sultry Hair Chignon.  Steal this look worn by Reese Witherspoon at the recent Academy Awards. Detailed steps included.

Alexa Vega - Evolving Hairstyles.  This young actress is a hair trendsetter.  Check out her hair evolution over the past 4 years.

Hair Buns - Messy Undone Styles. Check out this cute bun that would work for Prom or any party hair event.

Secrets Of Instant Long Hair.  Steal Anna Kournikova's Long Pony For Prom.

Nicole Richie's Gorgeous Nape Twist.  Perfect for Prom. Read more.

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Prom's Hottest Hair Accessories - Glowbys! Read more or visit Glowbys on the Web.

Lindsay Lohan's French Twist. Steal this gorgeous star's updo for your favorite party event and read about the hot new Glowbys accent lights for your tresses.

Making Prom Waves! Great ideas from hair icon Ken Paves on how to incorporate the hottest new waves for Prom 2006.

Prom 2009 Hair - Simply Elegant
This updo is simple, elegant and involves splayed hair twists that are fanned around a ponytail hair loop.  Perfect for chin to shoulder length tresses.  

Prom 2009 - Prom Hair Countdown
This article gives you a step by step guide to everything you need to do to have an absolutely fabulous prom.

Prom 2006 Hair - Simply Elegant
This updo is simple, elegant and involves splayed hair twists that are fanned around a ponytail hair loop.  Perfect for chin to shoulder length tresses.  

Prom 2008 Hair - Ballerina Bun Hairstyle
This updo is simple, elegant Always in style.  Ballerina buns work great for hair that is chin to below shoulder length.

Prom 2008 - Prom 2008 Hair Countdown
This article gives you a step by step guide to everything you need to do to have an absolutely fabulous prom.

Prom 2008 - 5 Styles For Long Locks
If you want to wear your hair long and straight, check out these five Prom hair styling options.

Prom - Hairstyles On A Budget
This article gives you a step by step guide to everything you need to do to have an absolutely fabulous prom.

Prom - Prom Hair Accessories

Prom - Prom Hairstyles: French Twist
Look at a updated version for Prom 2004.  You may not recognize it.

Prom - An Easy Sassy Updo
Whether you decide to let your hair down or go with an updo style, this article gives you ideas for a sassy updo that is ideal for medium to long hair that is coarse or medium to thick.  Accessorize with gorgeous barrettes or hair gems.

Prom - Easy Knotted Style Updo
Soft Curled Ribbon Bun! - April 27, 2003
Prom Updo! - Messy Ponytail Bun w/ Pearl Accents!
Beautiful braided up/down do!
Elegant Curled Updo
Jeweled Crown Twist Style
25 Ways To Jazz Up Short Hair
Uneven Loop Braid
Put Your Best Updo Forward
Elegant Up/Down Dressy style
Perfect Ponytail 
Twisted Elegance
Sassy Updo 
String Pulled Braided Chignon

Our fav stylist, Barbara Lhotan, author of 5 Minute Fun Finishes has graciously shared one of her latest knotted styles just in time for the Holidays and 2010 Prom Season.

Easy Knotted Style

Also....check out these recent prom articles:

Easy Updo For Medium To Long Locks For Any Special Event  Check out this style that works for weddings, proms, pageants or any special hair event.

Gentle & Seductive Spiral Curls Step by step instructions to take to your stylist from Goldwell.

Twist N Shout  Barbara Lhotan designed an updo that is fabulous for Prom, Weddings or any fancy evening event.  Take this look to your stylist for a spectacular new style.

Instant Curls - Pro & Con. If you get the itch to morph into a curly new do for your Prom read Karen's article first. This article includes a special note about perms & long hair. 

Work It: Style Your Hair Like A Pro. If you are doing your own hair for prom and want styling tips, check out this article that covers the pros & cons.

Updo or Updon't.  Do you really want to do an Updo for your Prom?  Will you look good in one?  Maybe or maybe not.  Karen helps you figure out the pros & cons. 

How To Find Your Perfect Style

Also..........................................................

Top Knots Are Always Hot  
Simply Elegant
Prom 2002 Pretty In Purple Updo
Party Updo For Long Hair by Patrick Cameron  

Braids & Dreads For The Prom - Styles & articles about braids, dreads and related styles.

Curly Hair Prom Styles - Prom styles for naturally curly and wavy hair.

Easy & Quick Prom Styles  - Prom styles that are quick and easy to create.

Short Hair Styles - Prom styles for short hair.

Medium To Long Hair Prom Styles - This section lists all the latest articles on prom styles for long hair. 

Long To Super Long Hair Prom Styles - This section lists all the latest articles on prom styles for long hair. 

Prom Hair Accessories - This section lists all the latest articles on prom hair accessories and jewels. 

Updos - This section lists all the latest articles on updos. 

The Hair Boutique's Hair & Beauty Product Reviews - Lots of different hair care product reviews on every brand imaginable.

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Original Publication Date:  3/1998 - Revised Publication Date:  02/04/12


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