17 Gorgeous Prom Hairstyle Ideas For Natural Hair

Heading off to prom? Looking for some hairspiration for natural hair? You’ve come to the right place.

It can sometimes be difficult deciding how to wear your hair on the average school day, but there are even more considerations for prom because it’s a special day. If you’re unsure about how to wear your hair and you leave it up to your hairdresser, you could end up with a look that you’re not happy with.

I don’t want a hairstyle to ruin your prom. I want you to have an awesome hairstyle and a fabulous time. So, I’ve rounded up some gorgeous natural hair ideas for prom that will hopefully inspire you. Use them as a starting point or copy them exactly. It’s your call. Scroll down to see 17 oh-so-pretty ways to style natural hair for prom.

1. Braid And Twist

Obsessing about everything from the parting to the placement to the shape.

 

2. Swirling Updo

Look at that coil.

 

3. Bun With Scarf

If you’re wearing a retro-inspired dress, try this cute updo.

 

4. Half Updo With Braids

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Who said you have to wear your hair up?

 

5. Voluminous Updo

Her hair is on point and so is her outfit and makeup.

 

6. Bun With Braids

The way the braids sweep across the face is so pretty.

 

7. Asymmetrical Curly Hairstyle

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Take those gorgeous curls and style them to one side of the head. Then add a few box braids on the other side.

 

8. Updo With Hair Accessories

When in doubt, add a hair accessory.

 

9. Natural Hair Updo

Make your hair slay from all angles with a few braids on the back of the neck.

 

10. Soft Updo

A few face-framing pieces contrast a sleek updo.

 

11. Simple Updo

This stunning hairstyle is something you could easily recreate yourself.

 

12. Twisted Hairstyle

Look at that height. Add a bit of bling with hair beads or hair accessories.

 

13. Asymmetrical Updo

#Slay

 

14. Bow Updo

How cute is this?

 

15. Braided Space Buns

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Another super cute option.

 

16. Sweeping Updo

Have your curls fall around your face to give the appearance of bangs.

 

17. Braids And Curls

Beautiful from all angles.

 

What hairstyle is your fave? Let us know in the comments!

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