How to Style Black Hair for Prom

How to Style Shiny Black Hair to Look Stunning at Your Prom Night

If you are running out of black hairstyle ideas for the prom, then take a look at some styling tips that might prove useful to bring out the best in you.
HairGlamourista Staff
Last Updated: Jul 22, 2017
Black hair can stand out anywhere and if you are blessed with shiny locks of the same, you wouldn't really need too many products to jazz up your looks. Black prom hairdos can be chic and stylized if planned with the help of the right stylist. This is the time when you need to turn yourself into something really hip and trendy and complement the outfit with an appropriate hairstyle. Well, if you are vying for the coveted Prom Queen title, then it is best that you leave no stone unturned and grab all these styling tips to turn yourself into a glam diva. Here are some of them and the things you need to consider for the same.
Highlight Your Features
Whichever style you select, ensure that it accentuate your features. If one has curly hair, you can either make the best use of the natural curls or style them differently if you are confident about flaunting a new look at the event. Before you opt for any attractive updo, you would need to keep in mind the texture, the thickness, and the kind of curls you have. Hair should be easy to manage if you wish to have a new look. You would also need to consider the shape of the face and how you would use make up to highlight your attractive features.
Experiment a Bit
Well, if you are used to having forever-curly hair, you can dress up your black tresses in various ways with the help of a stylist. You can use detanglers and conditioners that will make them appear healthy and natural, and also strengthen the roots. You can even consider getting it straightened and styled. This can be styled into an interesting updo as well. Straight hair would prove to be a little easier to manage if you are planning for a glam updo.
Decide the Prom Gown
Before planning the hairdo, you would need to finalize the kind of gown you are wearing. The neckline plays an important part in selecting the right kind of coiffe. If your gown has a low back, you can let your natural hair loose and dazzle everybody with the shine. It adds to the appeal of the entire look. Besides, if your gown has some interesting necklines or intricate work in sequins and other such embellishments, it would be a better idea to opt for a stylish updo that brings attention to the neck area. Choose earrings that will set off with the gown and hairstyle as well.
Jazz It Up with the Right Accessories
Whichever hairdo you ultimately select, you would need to jazz it up to complete the look. Choose hair accessories that complement your gown. Maybe you can avoid any fancy earrings but opt for an elegant rhinestone pin. Your hair stylist would surely be having lots of stylish options to give you a glamorous look The accessories that are easy to manage should be used because you might just want to shake a leg on the dance floor.
Keep It Simple and Stylish
No matter which hairdo you select, be stylish but with a touch of simplicity. They are seen in a variety of interesting hairdos such as French twists, updos, braided updos, or simply letting your tresses loose. Choose a hairstyle which you are comfortable in, and one which is easier to maintain for a long period of time.
Following the aforementioned styling tips, might prove useful to flaunt the perfect hairstyle and look your best at the event. Hopefully, it should help you bag the crown and your prince charming as well.
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