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PERFECT PROM HAIRSTYLES FOR LONG HAIR

Be the belle of the ball and make a statement at the big event with these gorgeous prom hairstyles for long hair.

It’s prom season again and no show-stopping outfit would be complete without a beautiful hairstyle. Long locks are completely versatile, so if your hair tumbles beyond your shoulders, you won’t be stuck for choice.

Opt for a wavy style with boho flair, achieve sharp sophistication with lengthy straight tresses or go for elegance with a romantic updo. Nothing is off limits with prom hairstyles for long hair.

Be prom ready and make the most of your cut with these head-turning hairstyles.

CHUNKY FISHTAIL

Tick all the style boxes and add boho vibes into your prom look with a chunky fishtail braid. Intricately woven, this beautiful style goes hand-in-hand with longer locks for an ethereal twist on a classic braid. Forget convention and put this stunning look to the test for your prom night.

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HOLLYWOOD WAVES

Go for a dramatic look with deep Hollywood waves. Include luxe movement and timeless style in your locks with this prom hairstyle for long hair. Longer tresses work perfectly with this vintage-inspired down-do, with captivating curls and gorgeous twists.

Tip: Finish the style with a generous mist of ghd final shine spray for a glossy prom night look.

Image: @lovelylocksbm

SLEEK CHIGNON

Nothing says sophistication like a sleek chignon. Achieve extra volume with lengthy tresses for a graceful finish to your final look. A far cry from any street style, this look was made for prom night refinement.

Tip: For a flawless chignon, create glossy straight hair before you style.

CROWN BRAID

Every prom has a queen - become party hair royalty with a crown braid. A chunky braided updo will emanate elegance and with a few delicate wavy flyaways, you’ll achieve a romantic style. Longer hair lends itself perfectly to this look, plaited and wrapped into a regal style.

Tip: For a style that stays in place while you dance the night away, complete your look with a mist of ghd final fix hairspray.

WATERFALL PLAIT

For a half updo that captures the romance of tumbling locks and boho vibes of a delicate braid, try a waterfall plait. Embrace the carefree confidence of this breezy style and let lengthy locks create a free-spirited twist on your look. Ideal for a charming party look, this prom hairstyle for long hair is the answer to all of your boho hair dreams

Tip: Create a waterfall of glamorous curls that’ll stay in all night long with the ghd curve® classic curl tong. 

MESSY CURLY UPDO

Pair the elegance of an updo with the undone effortlessness of messy curls for a cool finish to your prom night style. Achieve show-stopping volume with longer hair and complete your look with a soft braid, letting loose tendrils fall loose for a more undone style.

Tip: Frame your face with softly curled strands for that final laid-back touch.

SIDE SWEPT CURLS

Sweep fabulous curls over one shoulder for a super-chic prom hairstyle for long hair. Emanate the glamour of catwalk style and create deep, luxurious movement in this side swept look that’ll put you straight in the spotlight.

Tip: Create perfectly crafted curls with the ghd platinum® styler for a look that stays in place all night.

CURLY TWISTED UPDO

Combine intertwining twists and laid-back curls for a textured updo that emanates relaxed refinement. Shake off perfection and let your hair move freely for an enchantingly goddess-like prom hairstyle for long hair.

Tip: Prep your hair with ghd curl hold spray for a long-lasting prom hairstyle.

GLAMOUR WAVES

Shimmering hair and sculpted texture combine to create the ultimate prom hairstyle for long hair – glamour waves. Make an entrance on your big night with this flowing polished style. Even more dramatic with longer hair, it’s bound to turn heads.

Image: @lovelylocksbm

POLISHED HIGH PONY

Sleek and sophisticated, this smooth high pony will be the final flawless touch to your prom look. Ditch twists and curls and be empowered by the modern simplicity of this prom hairstyle for long hair. Embrace super straight locks for a clean cut style that’ll stand out from the crowd.

Tip: To achieve a super-straight high pony, work ghd straight and smooth spray into damp hair before blow-drying and styling.

Make an entrance and refresh your look for the big event with a stunning standout hairstyle. Discover all of the possibilities of this versatile length and spark your creativity, using the ghd styling kit to inspire your statement prom look.

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