African American Prom Hairstyles

When it’s time for the prom, girls will be looking for the perfect dress, shoes, hairstyles, makeup and more..!. These tips and photos will help to find one perfect prom hairstyle for african american hair.

Accentuating Half Updo

Yes, choosing the perfect accessories to go with your prom dress is important. But it’s just as important that your African American Prom Hairstyle accentuates the dress too. Don’t have your hair and dress fashions, go in opposite directions. For instance, if you have chosen a short, funky dress, pick a hair style that compliments this too.

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You could go for a Beyonce type side swept hairstyle – a perfect fit. Or you could choose the trendiest curl style and allow your hair to flow freely. One of the most raved about hairstyles for long hair, is the rockabilly. Although this style has various applications, it can really bring out the uniqueness of its wearer.


With this style, it’s typical to see a large bouffant style curl or bun at the top of the hair. Depending on the length of your hair, you can have either a larger or smaller bun. These buns are held in place by multiple hair pins.

Hair Weaves

Maybe the Hairstyles you want for the prom is not the hairstyle you want permanently. In this case, why don’t you use a weave hairstyle. Let’s say you have short hair, but really want a long hair style for the 2009 prom. There are so many styles to choose from, and colors, too. You could pick a wavy hairstyle, or one that is extremely curly. Some girls would prefer the straight style. It’s completely up to you.

If your hair is long, and you want a short style for the prom it’s entirely possible. Consult your hair stylist about the style, and he or she can give you the short style you want. Hair weaves, are so versatile, that you can change textures or colors whenever you want. For a special occasion like the prom, why not go all out and pick the most gorgeous style you can?

Short Hair Fashion Statement

Prom is a perfect time to make a statement. Why not, use your hairstyle to do so. Short hair can be one of those styles that causes a buzz. One trendy style is the short cut with a long tapered front. You will most often see this style with a part going down the middle of the hair.

It can be work neatly, or unevenly. You choose which you like the best.

Don’t forget to find the right hair accessories when choosing African American Prom Hairstyles. Some girls will accentuate either long or short hairstyles, with designer pins. Pins embroidered with pearls or other stones, can really complete your prom look.

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