Ultimate Prom Hairstyles Guide

The best night of a girl’s life? Prom. It gives you an amazing excuse to go all out with your dress, hair and makeup. You can even get away with wearing a Cinderella ball gown, glass slippers and a sparkly tiara. Given that floats your boat.

Once you’ve picked your dress, it’s time to find the perfect prom hairstyle to go with it. Depending on whether your dress is totally bold and attention-grabbing, or simple and sweet, you want to complement your look from the neck up. So we talked to celebrity hairstylist Ange Grmolyes, who has styled the hair of celebrities like Kristen Bell and Molly Sims, to walk us through the different prom hairstyles you can choose from.

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Despite what many people (ahem, your mother) might think, prom hair doesn’t necessarily have to mean a prom updo. More girls are leaving their hair down or in a half updo, and you can do some really fun things with it if you’re willing to experiment.

So whether you’re in love with romantic hairstyles, or you’re more into the dramatic vibe, we’ve rounded up the most gorgeous celebrity hairstyles that are totally perfect for prom night. They range from sleek chignons to textured curls, and we’re sure you’ll find a few perfect prom hairstyles to match your look.

Best of all, Grmolyes provided some easy step-by-step directions on how to get these yourself. Or if you’re going to a salon to get your hair done that day, you can take in a picture of this collection of inspirational hairstyles. So get excited and click here to see our ultimate prom hair styles guide.