Prom is a time when all young women want to look and feel their absolute best and it all begins with beautiful hair. Classy, timeless or edgy, there are many prom hairstyles for black girls to choose from to seal off their prom look. Whether you like up dos, flowing extensions, braids or styles with added color, remember prom is a special time so make sure your hair is unique, memorable and rises to the occasion. After all, it’s a once in a lifetime event that you’d want to fawn over forever.
If you’re searching for the perfect prom hairstyle, these prom hairstyle ideas will give you all the inspiration you need to rock your hair for your special day.
Let your natural hair do the talking with this easy half-up, half-down. And for extra prom worthy points add a blingy hair accessory. For extra volume, add She’s Happy Hair Kinky Straight.
When has a pony ever let you down? Never, that’s right! So if you’re looking for a fail-safe prom hairstyle for your natural hair, stick to a cute puff ponytail.
Make your hair your best accessory with a headband twist. That’s right, instead of reaching for a headband, twist your own hair and style it across your head and secure with bobby pins.
Who needs a crown when you have a halo? This hairstyle will have all your friends thinking you’ve spent hours on your look when actually it’s super easy to do – but that’s a secret they don’t need to know.
Long Rapunzel Hair
Looking for long prom hairstyles? Then why not channel your inner Rapunzel. While you can opt for playful loose waves, we think this sleeker style provides a more modern touch and looks just as beautiful! Get our Brazilian Straight hair extensions to bring this look to life.
Faux Fringe Bun
Try out a fresh new look with zero commitment with this stylish faux fringe bun. Simply pile your hair in a bun, leaving the ends to fall in front of your face for a faux bangs finish.
Janelle Monae‘s Updo
As we’re well aware, when it comes to next-level hair, Janelle Monae reigns supreme. And for this red carpet event, she went all out with this super pretty, natural bun updo. This look shows that even the most basic of hairstyles can easily be jazzed up with a few pearl hair accessories, making for a rather magical ‘do that’ll look great on prom night.
3 Strand Braid
Keep your prom style practical and ultra-stylish with a side braid that’s full of boho charm!
Proving that black prom hairstyles don’t have to be intricate to look good, look at this 3-strand plait, showing off length and volume.
Teyonah Parris’ Scarf Updo
When it comes to prom hairstyles for natural hair, there’s no reason that you can’t utilise the most effective protective style – hair scarves.
Not just reserved for those lazy days, these classic natural hair accessories can be made prom-worthy by choosing a silk or satin version. So, easily give your go-to box braid updo an elegant edge by finishing it off with a scarf that matches your dress – just like Teyonah Parris has done!
We’re sure you’ll agree, that these springtime-themed hair accessories work well with this mega-babe’s afro.