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62 Appealing Prom Hairstyles for Black Girls for 2017

Prom hair for black girls can be anything: romantic, trendy, classic, cute, or fun. These fabulous styles would also be appropriate for a wedding. Every girl dreams of her big night and that’s why prom hair and prom dresses are one of the highest searched images  in google. The selection of suitable prom hairstyles actually depends on your vibe for prom night.

Do you want to look hot and sizzling and wearing a backless short dress?

Or you prefer a more ladylike appearance and plan to wear a long sequins gown?

In both cases, your hairdo will be different. You’ll make an updo with a backless dress and a half up half down with the gown. For hairdos you can take your inspiration from fashion week happenings in New York and Paris or Hollywood movies. Besides the selection of a perfect hairstyle, you should also grab your favorite hair accessories, hair products and tools that you’ll needing to further adore and enhance the look of your hair.

Complex hairstyles need a lot of practice so make sure you find your matching cute prom hairstyles well before time and have enough time to practice. Or you can call a friend for help who is skillful in doing hair.

Prom Hairstyles For Black Girls

1)    Pump Up

black girl pumped up hair
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black girl pumped up hair
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black girl pumped up hair
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Pump Up
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First apply an anti-frizz hair product and then a volumising mousse to create that awesome puffed out look.

2)    Twisted Updo

black girl twisted updo
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black girl twisted updo
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black girl twisted updo
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Twisted Up Do
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This look is not just cool but also a great option for medium length hair.

3)    Lady Bug Bun

lady bug bun black girls
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lady bug bun black girls
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lady bug bun black girls
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Lady Bug Bun
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This swoop kind of bun is interesting by name. It is a timeless look and a perfect solution for someone who loves buns with bangs on front.

4)    Retro Chic

black woman retro chic
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black woman retro chic
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black woman retro chic
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black woman retro chic
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Retro Chic
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This retro chic hairstyle gives you a pure vintage diva look and it is good choice for the days when retro hairstyles are in trend.

5)    Bouncy Hair

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bouncy hair brown
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Bouncy Hair
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To look glamorous, there is no better option than wearing bouncy hair as worn by the model in this picture.

Prom Hairstyles Down

1)    Cute Half Up Half Down Hair

half up half down black woman
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half up half down black woman
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half up half down black woman
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half up half down black woman
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half up half down black woman
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Curl your hair with a large barrel curling iron and then make a pony tail using the front and side layers, leave back layer alone. Open and blend the pony into the rest.

2)    Play with Your Curls

black girl curly hairstyle
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black girl curly hairstyle
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black girl curly hairstyle
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Play with Your Curls
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Neatly back comb your hair and then secure on the back by catching a few strands of hair taking from both sides close to your ears. Hide the secured part with another strand of curls taken from top of the crown.

3)    Micro Braids

black girl thin braids
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black girl thin braids
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black girl thin braids
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black girl thin braids
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Thin, micro braids are one way to keep frizzy hair under control while looking stylish at the same time. The micro braids create a contemporary, sleek look that will surely stand out at a prom or wedding.

4)    Princess Braid

black woman princess braid
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black woman princess braid
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black woman princess braid
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Combine micro braids into a princess braid to bring a new twist of elegance to the look.

5)    Half Pin

black girl half pin
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black girl half pin
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Curl your hair from middle to full length and then deeply side sweep your hair and puff out that portion. Attach a fancy pin and you’re ready to rock the party.

Prom Hair to the Side

1) Cute and Hot

black girl side prom hair
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black girl side prom hair
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black girl side prom hair
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Nicely curled and neatly side swept hair make you look cute and sexy at the same time.

2) For Thick and Very Long Hair

black woman thick long hair
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black woman thick long hair
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black woman thick long hair
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This look can only be created with a lot of patience. It takes some time to make these long curls.

3) Long Thick Side Braid

black girl thick side braid hair
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black girl thick side braid hair
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black girl thick side braid hair
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black girl thick side braid hair
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First curl the entire length of your hair starting from the middle and then making a braid side sweep hair to one side.

This is soft, graceful, and indeed very feminine hairstyle. Along the hairline, attach a floral hair chain to both sides of your head.

4) Twisted Retro

Twisted Retro
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An extremely retro look achieved by using finger waves, hair color, and shiny serum.

Prom Hairstyles for Short Hair

1)    Seaform and Green

black girl seafoam green hair
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black girl seafoam green hair
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black girl seafoam green hair
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black girl seafoam green hair
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Sea Foam
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This is not necessary to color your hair into sea green in order to achieve the hairstyle called sea foam, but any tousled and smoothed out volumised look is known as sea foamed hair.

2)    Curly Braids

black girl curly braid
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black girl curly braid
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black girl curly braid
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Mix up micro braids with curls to get unique look.

3)    Short Micro Curls

Micro Curls
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Drop your micro curled ends mixed with straight hair partly on the forehead to achieve this look.

4)    Flying Locks

Flying Locks
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Take your simple short bob hair to a next level by blowing out the ends of your locks.

5)    Sassy Shag

black girl sassy shag
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black girl sassy shag
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Shag is not always funky and casual, it sometimes gives your hair a very nice appeal like the one shown in this picture.

This list contains 19 cute prom hairstyles in total, so there is a lot to choose from. Pick your favorite prom hairstyle from the list and practice at home so you could look your best on your special night.

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