55 Popular Prom Hairstyles for Women in 2018

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Welcome to our main prom hairstyles page for women where you can scroll through dozens of example hairstyles and haircuts terrific for prom.  You’ll find all kinds of examples including different styles, lengths, hair types, hair colors and face types.

We update this frequently so that you will get a chance to see the latest and most popular prom styles every year.  Enjoy the big event!!

Long and thick blonde hair styled into this flawless milkmaid braid. The thick, wavy tendrils on the side frames the face perfectly. This hairstyle is great for wedding ceremonies or even for garden parties.

Styling long ombre hair into a milkmaid braid creates a nice finish wherein the actual braid is highlighted and more emphasized due to its lighter shade. In this hairstyle, the lighter shade is subtle but it still makes a huge difference.

Dark lips and braids. #retro #retromodel #redhead #milkmaidbraid

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Long and straight copper hair styled into a neat milkmaid braid and matched with a dark-shaded makeup look.


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Side-swept fishtail braid embellished with elegant pearls and incorporated with some curled tendrils for that fancy finish.

A neatly-done, multi-braid updo consisting of fishtail, three-strand and waterfall braids combined together. This masterpiece can be worn on formal events such as proms, weddings and ceremonies.

A gorgeous updo with a chunky and emphasized fishtail braid on one side. This hairdo is oozing with texture and style.

Messy prom updo for Tori💋 #promhair #prom #promhairdontcare #fishtailbraid #messyupdo

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An extra fancy, prom updo with a messy yet elegant style and a fishtail braid on the side for an added detail.

A messy, updo consisting of several fishtail braids. This hairstyle can be worn both on casual or formal events.

#fishtailbraid #prom2018🎓

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Long, dark hair with curled tips and two side fishtail braids intersecting to create an elegant half-up style. This one is perfect for proms and graduation balls.

Thick curls parted to one side for that classic, fancy finish. This one is recommended for those with naturally curly hair who want to go effortless on formal events.

An updo styled with detailed loops wavy tendrils. The finish looks sleek and elegant it will probably turn heads and drop jaws.

A beautiful blonde in an updo with a bouffant. The upper section appears to be voluminous making it look fuller than normal.

A brunette in a romantic updo incorporated with some soft tendrils. The updo itself has details in it enhanced with some caramel highlights.

A extravagant upstyle for long and thick, curly hair. An elegant pin and some curly outliers are added for a fancier finish. This one needs a massive volume to achieve properly.

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A typical low bun made extra special by adding in some twisted details and a decorative hair pin.

A chunky and full, rolled-up chignon recommended for those with medium-length hair. The finish is decorated with a sparkly, elegant-looking barette.

Long, blonde hair styled into a messy updo with a twisted detail and a wavy tendril. The finish is incporated with a flower embellishment for a subtle touch of femininity.

A typical side updo but with details of a rose. This one has a soft texture and a creative finish.

A french roll is a "play safe" hairstyle for it works pretty much wherever you go; weddings, proms or whatever event that is. It is simple and easy to achieve but has a lot of appeal!

An elegant upstyle great for promenades and weddings. This one has a low and loose finish and is incorporated with a sophisticated headpiece.

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