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    Sexy Prom Hairstyles for Short Hair

    Short blonde prom hairstyle with rhinestone barrette
    Try one of these irresistible, sweet, short prom hairstyles!

    With such an important event as prom, don’t you know all eyes will be on you?  Make sure it’s for the right reasons with a hairstyle that meshes with your dress. A short hairstyle is more flexible than you may think and  lots of short hairstyles can be pinned up or dressed-up with just the right accessory that will make you look amazing. Get inspired by celebs that know how to work their cropped hairdos, and enlist a trusted hairdresser to help you with ideas fitting for your dress, or better yet, to do your hair for this big night.

    Emma Watson in a short slicked back pixie hairstyle perfect for PromAnything-but-Plain Pixie

    Celebs from Emma Watson to Carey Mulligan love the way a pixie cut makes them look sophisticated and smart. If you rock a cropped cut like this, try a totally edgy look for prom. Smooth shine serum through your pixie haircut to bring out its gloss, then use a bit of pomade or gel to smooth your hair in place. For a special touch, work glittery hair clips or fun feathered fascinators into your hair.

    Brooklyn Decker in graduated bob hairstyle


    Sweet Curls

    Show off your sweet side with this flattering hairdo, which uses large barrel curls to create a soft, flirty short hair style. Roll the bottom ends of your hair using barrel rollers or a large curling iron. With this hairstyle, you can also work some cute hair accessories into the mix if you want to take it up a notch or just smooth those curls with an anti-frizz shine serum. Either way, you’ll be stunning with this simple hairdo. You’ll need a graduated bob to copy Brooklyn Decker’s sweet, angelic curls.

    Katy Perry wearing a short asymmetrical pink bob hairstyle perfect for prom Bob Hairstyles

    Short bobs never go out of style, as celebs like Nicki Minaj,  Lady Gaga and Katy Perry know.  Blunt bob cuts include straight-on bobs, stacked bobs, and asymmetrical styles like Katy Perry’s slightly pink do’. To work this hairstyle, flat-iron your hair until it’s sleek and straight, and get make a deep side part and get your shine on with smoothing serum. Accessorize the hairstyle or not, it’s all up to you. You can’t miss with this great look on prom night.

    This great looking French braid is a perfect prom short hairstyle

    French Braids for Short Hair

    If you’ve got a  bob and want to wear it up, or short hair that’s just long enough to be pulled back with some sexy tendrils falling to frame your face, you can make a updo with French braids. For this style, pull your hair back and do a French braid or two over the top of your head. If you like, leave some face-framing ends out; they’ll draw attention to your features and emphasize your prom makeup. Tuck the ends of the braid under and pin. Pin-in a flower to match your dress and celebrate spring.You’ll end up with a sexy-looking updo that will turn heads at the prom.

    Gwen Stephani pompadour or quiff hairstyleRetro Pouf

    A fun quiff retro updo, for short-haired divas who can just pull back their hair. The shorter front tendrils get pulled into a pouf, while the back of your hair gets slicked back, or pulled into a low pony or bun. Use a pomade stick to make your hair shine, and push the pouf up as high as you dare to go, securing the hair with bobby pins. Try this look with a retro or vintage prom dress for a sweet style that’s sure to get you noticed.

    For more great looks check out our Pinterest Wedding Hairstyles, Prom Hairstyles and Braid Boards.

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