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Curly Updo Hairstyles for Prom and Homecoming

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Curly Side Bun
Curly Updo Hairstyles for Prom and Homecoming

Taylor Swift’s curly side bun.

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So you’ve got curly hair, and you’re heading out to a fancy formal dance like prom or homecoming. Instead of heating up your flat iron, try out one of these curly updo hairstyles straight from the red carpet. Wavy-haired celebs like Taylor Swift, Mary-Kate Olsen and Vanessa Hudgens prove that curly hair may just be the best kind of hair for a formal dance!

Note: you don’t have to have naturally curly hair to get these looks. If your hair is straight or slightly wavy, use a medium-barrel curling iron to create curls all over, then start crafting your updo from there.

Here, Taylor takes her medium-length curly locks and sweeps them all the way to the side. They’re pinned up and arranged into a wide bun of curls. The result is a glamorous and textured hairstyle that’s perfect for showing off your shoulders and neck.

Next, Jessica Simpson’s tucked French braid.

Need makeup to match your 'do? Try copying Blake Lively's two-tone eyeshadow.
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