Updos for Prom: Everything You Need to Know Before the Big Event

Rachel Adler
Prom updos


We’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again – figuring out your updo for prom night is no easy task. There are way too many hairstyles to choose from, plus you have to take into consideration your overall dress and style. How’s a girl to choose? Luckily, we’ve been gathering tons of inspiration for your updos for prom and in order to make sure you know exactly what you want when the big night comes, we’ve decided to gather them all in one place.

Whether you have short hair, long hair or medium-length hair, we’ve got ideas for you. Plus, if you still aren’t sure if you want to go retro or braided, we have plenty of ideas for that too. Check out the links below, and get inspired for your big night!

Prom Updos: Get Milkmaid Braids for Prom
This step-by-step guide will teach you exactly how to get a cute milkmaid braid hairstyle perfect for prom – or any occasion!

Easy Prom Updos: The Twisted Look You Can Pull Off At Home
If you have long hair, this twisted updo is an easy look that you can do yourself, or help do on a friend for your big night.

Pin-Up Hairstyles That You’ll Love Doing Yourself
For those looking for a retro look, these video tutorials will help teach you how to get the pin-up look down pat, just in time for prom.

Braided updo


10 Amazing Video Tutorials for Easy Updos for Long Hair
Not sure how to do your long hair on prom night? These video tutorials from YouTube will give you plenty of fresh ideas, with easy instructions too!

The Most Gorgeous Prom Updos for Medium Hair
Want some runway inspiration for prom night? We’ve pulled some of our favorite high-fashion looks that will still work off the runway.

How to Really Do Your Own Prom Updos
Are you someone who wants to do their prom hair at home, but doesn’t want to mess with some complicated updo? These video tutorials are for you.

Model with hair up



Instagram Insta-Glam: Updo Hairstyles We Love
Looking for inspiration on social media? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite updos spotted on Instagram – take these pictures to your salon and you’re sure to be a hit on prom night!

Formal Hairstyles: 10 Looks for Any Occasion
Whether you’re going to prom or going to another formal event, these hairstyles are perfect for any occasion.

Curly Prom Hairstyles: 8 Looks for Natural Curls
Got curls? Here are updos that you can do for prom night that will show off (and secure) your naturally curly hair.

101 Prom Hairstyles You Need to See
Still in need of some prom hair inspiration? Here are 101 more prom hairstyles for you to scroll through and get inspired!

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