45 Side Hairstyles for Prom to Please Any Taste

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45. Winding Waves

Side buns, side ponytails, side braids, side cascading curls… these have been rocked by celebs on the red carpets at all the biggest recent events, so, well, congrats, side hairstyles have become a hot trend. As prom season is approaching, all seniors are excited about the choice of chic outfits, accessories and matching hairstyles. Side hairstyles for prom, showing your beautiful neck and shoulder line are a great idea of how you may stand out from the crowd at your graduation party. They are extremely flattering for all types of cocktail wear, especially for one-sleeved, single-strapped and strapless dresses. A hairstyle should compliment your dress. Besides, it would be nice if it doesn’t look too outdated even 20 years from now. That’s why, once you have decided what you are going to wear, start looking for hair inspiration ideas. Here you will find 45 stunning side hairstyles to sparkle your inner best at the prom party.

What are prom hairstyles like presently? Mainly mussy, disheveled, with wavy texture and a romantic rustic touch. Looking at them, you have a feel that they are made spontaneously without use of any styling products. Such hairstyles often include elements of braiding, messy buns, knots, twists and look fantastic on young girls.

There’s also a group of side graduation hairstyles with a polished finish. These are more elaborate, sleek or free-flowing and glossy, with distinct contours and clean lines, curves and edges. They look elegant, glamorous, sexy and with an evident effect from styling products.

A side hairstyle will work awesome on long hair. If your hair is medium length, you may use extensions specially for your prom hairstyle. With asymmetric dresses pile your hair to the sleeveless/strapless side for balance. Exquisite headbands, hair flowers and pieces of hair jewelry are going to accentuate your side hairdo and make it more expressive.

The following side-swept gallery is going to acquaint you with very versatile side hairstyles from formal and classic to vintage and most voguish ones. Choose something that you believe will reflect your personality and make you feel comfortable with. You should look as if the chosen style was designed for you exclusively to bring out the best in your looks.

A look like this is so posh that it could easily work at other big formal events like a wedding, especially with the addition of a gorgeous white flower. But, what makes this look unique is the fact that it uses individual curls to create a winding detail across the nape; a delicate and very special design, indeed.

curly side updo for wedding or prom
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