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With prom season quickly approaching, it’s no surprise that we’ve already started combing the internet for the looks to try this year. And although we’re all for booking an appointment with your stylist for your special day, we love a good DIY moment. With that in mind we’ve rounded up our favorites, ahead — all of which you can do yourself.


If you want to rock a ponytail for prom, look no further than this tutorial by Alex Garboury, in which she shares three different ponytails (she describes them as chic, elegant and effortless) to fit your vibe.


 

For an easy natural hair updo, try this tutorial by Shatania Beckford. She flawlessly pairs extensions with crown twists in the look ahead, and accessorizes with gold clips for a glam finish.

 

 

Some occasions (ahem, prom) call for full-on glam, which is why we can’t stop staring at this sleek ponytail tutorial from Tatyana Wstco. The crown braids take the basic ponytail to the next level and will take any prom look up a notch.

 

It can feel like all the good hair tutorials are reserved for long hair, but this tutorial by sichenmakeupholic proves short hair is versatile, too. She shares three different hairstyles for short hair using a flat iron, and we’re pretty sure you’re going to want to try them all.

 

 

To get the look by Claribella-Melissa Argueta ahead, all you need is a curling iron and a little patience. Watch her create big, old-Hollywood waves and feel free to copy her makeup look, too!

 

 

If you’re someone with lots of curly hair, let Lana Summer be your guide. In the tutorial below she shares seven hairstyles that are perfect for prom, including a dreamy updo you’ll want to wear every day.

 

 

 

We’re not the only ones inspired by red-carpet glam — so we recommend trying this recreated finger-wave look by beauty influencer Amor Antasia for prom night and beyond. She pairs sleek, finger-wave edges with curly added hair and the results are, in short, stunning.

 

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