16 Beautiful Ways To Wear Braids To Prom

Braids are a great summer hairstyle, but they’re not just for lazy beach days and for getting hair off your sweaty neck. They are also great for prom.

Another great thing about braids is that they’re versatile. They can work in updos, half updos, and if your natural hair is already in plaited braids, you can sculpt them into gorgeous hairstyles. You can even plait braids together for a look with extra texture and a pretty finish. And then we get into all of the different styles. Fishtail, waterfall, Dutch braids, I could go on. They all look beautiful by themselves, but when you combine them together and they can look even better together.

Have I convinced you to try a braided updo for prom yet? Scroll down to see 16 drop dead gorgeous ways to incorporate braids into your prom hairstyle.

1. Side Braid

Lots of fun with this updo #promstyle #prombraids #undoneupdo

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Hands up if you are also getting Game of Thrones vibes from the look?

 

2. Braided Topknot And Face-Framing Pieces

This is a look made to be seen from all angles.

 

3. Braided Bun

Extra points for having the braids in the bun and on the back of the head.

 

4. Undone Braided Updo With Flowers

Junior ? Prom

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Adorbs.

 

5. Side Braid With Bouffant

Don’t be afraid of volume.

 

6. Halo Braid And Thick Braids

So many braids.

 

7. Braided Side Ponytail

My favorite prom updo ?

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This is what they mean by gorgeous effortless hair.

 

8. Half Updo With Braids And Curls

The finish is great on this. It’s like it has been tied in a pretzel … or a bow.

 

9. Braid And Ponytail

Now this is a fusion.

 

10. Messy Fishtail Braid Updo

So much texture.

 

11. Curls, Braids, And Low Bun

#prom #promhair #prombraids #bumbleandbumble @visualimagefremont

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This look has everything.

 

12. Braided Back

They’ll remember your entrance and exit.

 

13. Side Part With Braids

This is chic and timeless.

 

14. Braided And Twisted Pompadour

The construction on this is amazing. It has been cleverly thought out.

 

15. Thick Braided Half Updo

#prom#promhair #prombraids #onusalon #curlsandbraids #updo #longhair #longhairdontcare

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If you have long hair, try this look.

 

16. Braided Updo With Bun

Notice the placement of the braid?

 

What are your prom expectations? Let us know in the comments!

 

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