10 Prom Hairstyle Designs for Short Hair

If you’re heading to prom, then without a doubt it will be one of the most special nights of your life. You’ll choose an incredible dress, do your make up to perfection and style your hair until you look your very best, cementing the evening in your memories forever. Long hair is renowned for being versatile, allowing you to style it a range of different ways, but short hair can be a little more difficult to style. PoPular Haircuts have gathered some stunning hairstyle designs for short hair that will ensure you stand out at prom and look simply fantastic.

Blonde Braided Faux Hawk

Prom Hairstyles for Short Hair - Double Dutch Braids

We’re starting strong with this incredibly creative and oh so striking braided faux hawk! This lady’s stunning blonde and brown hair have blended in the most beautiful ombre style, which she’s showed off with this gorgeous look. She’s braided her into a classic french braid style down the back of her head and then pinned it on the top of the head for this unique faux hawk style.

French Braided Crown

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Another absolutely gorgeous short hairstyle which utilises a braid to create this gorgeous finish. Her hair is a striking and glossy chocolate brown, the front of which has been worked into a french braid from one side to the other and pinned. The rest of the hair has been tucked under to create this small bun effect, and loose ringlets are left to fall around the jaw line.

Twisted Blonde Side Hairstyle

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This lady has worked wonders with her beautiful and blonde short hair, creating this striking style that we think is oh so perfect for prom! Twisting the hair in sections from the right to the left and securing them in this gorgeous and tousled twisted bun finish on the other side of the head, she’s left the fringe section to fall loosely around the front of the face.

Braided Crown and Curly Crop

Curly bob with a lace braid - Prom Short Hairstyles 2017

Who said that short hair had to be anything but spectacular? This gorgeous cropped style is finished in a neat line around the jaw, and works with a range of blonde shades to create this lovely highlighted look. The front of the hair has been swept into a french braid across the top, and the back of the hair has been curled tightly for this bouncy finish.

Silver Pixie Crop with Braid

Pixie Hairstyle for Prom - Braided Short Hair Styles

This utterly stunning pixie crop has been absolutely transformed for this prom look – and we couldn’t love it any more, could you? Finished with a shiny silver colour right throughout, this striking lady has twisted sections of her hair to create this unique twirly effect, and the fringe section of the hair has been worked into a braid right across the front and pinned by the ear.

Twisted and Voluminous Blonde Crop

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This lady’s beautiful style proves that short hair can be equally incredible for a unique prom style. She’s worked her locks into this striking and unique up do which we think is perfect for a special occasion. Twisting sections from either side to create this unique style, the front section has been back-combed to create this fabulous and voluminous bouncy top layer.

Pinned Brown Hair with Ringlets

Short, Updo Hairstyle for Prom

In what might be one of our favourite looks of the entire bunch, this absolutely gorgeous lady has worked her beautiful brown hair into a twisted and pinned up do that is to die for. She’s swept her hair back and created a lovely curly bun, pinning the sections to create this glorious bun. She’s left a couple of loose ringlets around the face for the perfect finish.

Braided Half Up Half Down Style

Waterfall Braided Hairstyle for Short Hair - Prom Hairstyles 2017

This utterly gorgeous blonde bob has stolen our hearts – and we think this look would be absolutely perfect for prom! This lovely bob has been worked into tight ringlets throughout – particularly on the ends to create this glorious bounce. She’s then worked a plait right across the back of the head to create this gorgeous half up half down braided finish.

Curled and Pinned Brown Style

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In what might just be one of the most gorgeous prom looks for short hair that we ever did see, this lovely lady has created an incredibly fashionable style from her curly bob. The roots are a dark brown which quickly blends into a light brown. She’s braided the bottom section and then twisted it underneath and pinned it to create this glorious style.

Double Braided Brown Bob

Braided Crown Hairstyle with Bob - Prom Short Hairstyles 2016 - 2017

This absolutely stunning brown bob has been finished with a slight curl throughout to create this lovely wave effect. To accentuate the gorgeous short hairstyle, this lady has opted for two tight french braids, one on either side of the front of the head. They’re pulled into one section at the back of the head and fastened to create this crown effect.

If you have short hair then we hope this post has proved you can create a variety of gorgeous styles for prom that will ensure you steal the show with your impeccable style. Keep an eye on PoPHaircuts.com for a range of hair inspiration for short hairstyles.

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