Prom Hairstyles for Black Hair 2015


For prom 2015, two of the top trends are going to be curls and braids. You can wear them together in an updo or separately as gorgeous curls worn down or a braided hairstyle on it’s own. It’s a good idea to keep your hair in mind when you’re picking your dress and vice versa so check out these pictures for prom hairstyles for black hair 2015 to get ideas!


There is nothing ordinary about curly hairstyles, especially when worn with fabulous hair color and highlights. This bold yet classic look combines golden hair with dark styled into springy ringlet curls all over. Worn with ultra long lashes and a bold lip, this is an ultra glam look that is guaranteed to turn heads. Wear it with a vintage dress, the latest trend, or anything in between.


Stay with us while we work through a many, though not all, of the ways to rock curls. This is more of a classic and pretty way to wear hair curled. The deep side part and side bangs work for every face shape. Highlight curls that cascade over the shoulders with a strapless or contrasting color prom dress.


This fabulous one-sided hairstyle is somewhere in between curls worn down and an updo. This look only needs shoulder length hair so is a more accessible style for those without ultra long locks. Enhance the drama of this over the shoulder style with long dangling earrings.


Curly prom hairstyles for black hair work for every hair length. It’s a great choice for medium length hair that is too short for an updo because curls add the formal look you want for prom.


Here’s how to style short natural hair for prom. Rock a fresh haircut with the healthiest of hair so your curls are looking their best. Dress it up with a sparkling hair accessory, flawless makeup, and some hot earrings. With short hair, any type of dress neckline goes so have fun picking something unique.


And now on to the updos. All the looks below incorporate braids in different and beautiful ways. It’s easy to add a plait as part of an intricate updo but these¬†hairstyles make the braid the focal point. Technically this two-strand rope braid is a protective style but this dramatic crown would also be perfect for prom.


The crown braid is a look we love and can be worn in so many different ways. It can be added to an updo but to keep it from fading into the background, wear it with hair worn straight down in another cool side hairstyle.


Last but not least is the formal side braid. This has been a hot red carpet look this year and is a gorgeous prom hairstyle if you have ultra long hair. This loose updo beautifully frames the face before wrapping over one shoulder in a fishtail braid. The statement earrings and keyhole neckline complete the look.


There are so many gorgeous prom hairstyles for black hair, it can be tough to decide. The same is true of dresses so that’s why it’s a good idea to get a head start!