The prom is a very important date in your calendar during High School. That’s why it’s crucial you find the right hairstyle that suits you. Make your hair look elegant and stylish by having an updo. If you search for prom hairstyles online, there are thousands, so we have come up with the 31 of the best updos for your prom. Having your hair up, will show off your gorgeous dress as well as making you feel confident.

Everyone knows that prom time is party time so you need to make sure your hair looks fabulous. Look at our glamorous hairdos and see which one stands out for you. If you’re having a professional hairdresser do your hair, they will be so grateful you have already chosen your style so get looking! If you’re doing your own hair on the night, some of our suggestions may need a little practice, remember practice makes perfect!

1. Elegant Low Bun Updo

If you want an elegant and sophisticated style, go with this low-rise bun.

This will work with any hair type and show off your amazing dress. Try not to grip your hair too tight whilst tying it back. It’s simple to do and looks impressive.

2. Messy Updo for Long Hair

Messy updos are all the rage now, the messier the better.

If you have longer hair, try this messy updo for a messy but controlled style. The best thing about this style is that if any hair drops out during the night, it will add to the look!

3. Cute Updo with a Side Braid

Go for the cute look with this gorgeous side braid.

The harder decision to make with this hair style is what side do you braid. Choose your best side and have the other side messy, hanging down. It will look fabulous in photos; just remember to turn to your braid side and strike a pose!

4. Curly Elegant Updo

Curls look amazing for any event especially your prom!

If you’re used to having straight hair, go for curls. You will definitely feel the difference and therefore, will feel special. This curly style will bring attention and complements throughout the evening so work it girl.

5. Milkmaid Braid Updo

If you want a pretty and girly style, go for the milkmaid braid updo.

If you have a fringe, this style will help show it off and bring attention to your eyes. It’s so easy to achieve. Braid your hair, scoop them up and pin.

6. Classy & Elegant Look

We have a few elegant styles listed on here and this is one of them.

Chic and stylish is all you need and with this hair updo, you’ll have that! Twists and braids are vital to achieving this look. Go with the flow and make a few twists here and there. Remember, there is no particular design to follow, make yours unique.

7. Messy Bun with a Braid

We all love messy hair right now.

With this hair updo, you have the girly braid mixed with a messy bun updo. You can wear this style casually or dressed up so it’a perfect for a prom!

8. Side-Swept Bun

Having a side bun looks graceful.

It’s the perfect hairstyle to make you feel regal and special. With a side-sweep bun with braids, you’re onto a winner! It will look great with any style of dress you have chosen.

9. Messy, Braided Updo with Flowers

We love this boho style. It adds a Summer vibe to your hair.

Incorporating flowers in your hair shows off your playful and hippy side. It suits both light and darker hair, so don’t think you have to have blonde hair to do this. You can always change the colours of the flowers to suit you. Pastel colours seem to be always trending, whatever colour hair you have. Add a few colourful girly flowers to your messy braided updo, which will show off your character and your fashionista side.

10. Side Braid into Bun

This is a slightly neater side braid, not as messy as the others are.

It’s all down to what you prefer for your prom night, some people like messy hairdos and some prefer a neater, sleek style. This is the best of both worlds, with the bun being messy and the braid being tight and controlled. This is a side braid mixed with a bun and from the front, it shows off the braid hairband. It looks amazing.

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