Braided prom hair updos may be considered in case you opt for a more classic style that reflects tender beauty. And as for this season, that decision would be correct. It’s because more natural looks with braids and buns have replaced the bold ones with much color, hair extensions, and extravagant hair accessories. Men even say that a bit messy braided hair updos seem more sexier and feminine. So, read on to learn what’s in trend and pick the best hairstyle for the special occasion.


Nice Updos for Delicate Prom Look

Source: elstilela via Instagram, elstilespb via Instagram, Anniesforgetmeknots via Instagram Source: lenabogucharskaya via InstagramAshpettyhair via Instagram There are many braided updo prom hairstyles for short hair, as well. So, don’t think that your hairstyle will look less feminine if your hair is not so long as you can see on different pics. The variety of hairstyles lets you pull off any image you wish disregarding the hair length.


A Little Bit Messy Prom Hair Updos

Source: dianova.elstile via Instagram, elstilela via Instagram, Elstilespb via Instagram Source: lenabogucharskaya via Instagram, kykhair via Instagram, tonyastylist via Instagram Updo hairstyles for long hair with braids look very delicate, as well. Some of these hairstyles are easy to be doable at home, while others are more intricate and require the assistance of a professional hairdresser. But nevertheless, all of them look gorgeous and suit a great variety of dresses.

Trendy Updo Hairstyles Аor Beautiful Prom Look

Source: dianova.elstile via Instagram, dianova.elstile via Instagram, tonyastylist via Instagram Source: hairandmakeupbysteph via Instagram, emilyrosehannon via Instagram, via Instagram If you don’t wish your prom hair style to be too costly, there are plenty of choices. You can make a crown braid, for example. The other variant is a long through braid ponytail. It is very easy to do at home yourself or you can ask your relatives / friends to help. It is a bit close to fishtail but looks more luxuriantly. The icing on the cake of this hairdo is the fact that it covers your back making it elegant. Easy and pretty!


Hairstyles That Will Make You the Belle Of The Ball

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Fabulous Braided Updo Hairstyles

Source: alena__famina via Instagram, alena__famina via Instagram, tonyastylist via Instagram Source: styles_by_reneemarie via Instagram, hairandmakeupbysteph via Instagram, fedorova_hairstylist via Instagram This look will fit any gown. Plus, it is super-cute. Do you wonder how to achieve that messy effect? Well, old-school teasing is always there. You can also experiment with the placement of the braid according to your likes, wishes and overall look.


Updos With Neat Braids To Embrace Your Beauty

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For elegant and charming look choose one of these beautiful hairstyles with neat braids. They look gorgeous with any dress. Complete your look with braided updos and you will be a queen of the ball.

Elegant Braided Low Bun

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Combine low structured bun with stunning braids. A low bun definitely adds the dose of elegance and class to any outfit.

FAQ: Prom Hair Updos

How to do double Dutch braids updo?

  1. Part to the right side.
  2. Pick up a section on the right side and divide three pieces for a Dutch braid, where you place each section underneath a middle one, gradually adding more hair. Once it reaches to the right ear, stop adding hair and braid down. Secure with a pin.
  3. Repeat on the other side, not picking the hair from the crown.
  4. Take the hair which is left in the middle and create a bun. Stick the ends under the elastic.
  5. Take one braid, create a gap in a braid right above the bun and pull another braid through the gap. Pin the braids above the bun, take the ends and place them across the bun and pin under.

How to style box braids?

This is an elegant style where you still have length and keep the front pieces away from your face.

  1. Take the front sections, tie and pull them through each other.
  2. Take the rest of the braids and wrap them around your head. Place them behind your ear, swap them across each other and pull them through. Bring them back to the front and then pin the ends.