Prom is on everyone’s brain these days. Your big night may just be a few days away, or you may still have some time. Regardless, we’re here to help you with one of the most important elements—your hair. Finding just the right hairstyle to go with your ensemble for the evening is critical to ensuring you have the most memorable night. So, we’ve got you covered. Scroll below for some easy prom braids for long hair!
Pull-Through Braid Ponytail
For a simple style that will keep your hair off your face, try this pull-through braid ponytail. You can dress it up with some dazzling accessories or keep it simple.
If you want a braid that can be secured in a bun, this prom hairstyle is for you. Though the style looks intricate, recreating it won’t take more than 10 minutes.
Boho Side Braid
Boho braids are big right now. For those hoping to prove they’re always on trend, a boho side braid will do just the trick.
Knotted Boho Side Braid
We’re also big fans of this take on boho braids. Just like the video says, it’s simple but stunning. And, it goes well with every prom get-up.
Dutch Braid Updo
A Dutch braid is always a great go-to for formal events. With this updo, you can keep the Dutch braid as is, or put it in a low bun.
Really don’t want to make that much of a fuss over your hair? Add a single braid to one side of your tresses. As far as prom braids for long hair go, this is one of the easiest options.
We love this classic half-up style for Black hair. Simply braid the tendrils at the front, curl the ends, then add charms of your choice to the halo braids.
Really let your hair down with this long Rapunzel-length braid. Don’t be afraid to go bold with the charms as well.
Romantic Rope Braid
For a braid that screams fairytale, go with this romantic rope braid on your long hair. You can even turn the ends into a bun for an extra level of elegance.
Half-Up Lace Braid
Though a lace braid sounds like something that would require a lot of skills to pull off, it’s not. Pairing it with a half-up style is a casually cool way to sport a braid at prom
Give the classic side braid a more laid-back feel with this bunch of braids hairstyle.
Faux Bubble Braids
Bubble braids are also another braid trend we’re loving as of late. And this faux take on the trend is so cute.
Pull-Through Braided Updo
Updos can often take a lot of work, but not this one. You’ll likely spend no more than 15 minutes, but you’ll have everyone fooled into thinking it took you hours.
Our ultimate prom hair checklist will ensure your big night goes off without a hitch. Find it HERE!