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Proms & Formal Dances: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Which Colors Flatter Your Skin Tone?
The best colors to wear for dark, olive, medium and fair skin. Match clothing colors to your skin tone for the most flattering looks!
How to Wear a Dress Without a Bra
How to wear a dress without a bra, but still give your breasts support! Tips for wearing backless, strapless and plunge dresses.
6 Places to Design Your Own Prom Dress…O...
Where to design your own prom dress online - prom dress patterns online - make your own prom dress online
Create the ultimate theme for your school's...
Winter formal theme ideas for your dance committee!
What is Homecoming?
The high school tradition: explained!
7 Top Online Resources for Prom Dress Shopping
If you hail from a small town hours away from the closest dress boutique, don't fret. The internet is overflowing with formal dresses, especially around this time of the year.
Unique Ways to Ask a Guy to Prom
Creative, unique ways to ask a guy to the dance!
Slow Dancing Tips for Teens
Learn how to slow dance - Slow dancing tips for prom and homecoming
How to Choose Colors That Will Flatter Your...
The best colors to wear to flatter your eyes! These hues will bring out your eye color and really make you stand out.
Nail Ideas for Prom
Photos of nail art and designs you can do yourself! Give yourself a cool manicure for prom or homecoming.
Are You Ready to Have Sex on Prom Night?
Having sex on prom night is a big decision: are you ready for it?
Ideas for Prom Venues
Creative ideas for prom venues. It's all about location!
Tips for Wearing a Backless Dress
How to support your breasts and look like you're wearing a bra with a backless dress.
The History of the Sadie Hawkins Dance
How a classic comic strip inspired a high school dance tradition. The history of the Sadie Hawkins Dance.
6 Winter Formal Style Tips
Don't get stuck bare-armed in a strapless dress with a frigid breeze blowing up your dress. Instead, look effortlessly warm with these style tips.
The Best Places to Shop For Prom Online!
The best online prom boutiques - Where to shop online for prom dresses - These web boutiques carry hundreds of dress styles, cater to their customers, and don’t stock knock-offs.
How to Dress for YOUR Body! The Right...
How to flatter your figure and find the right dresses for your body type, no matter what shape you are! Which silhouettes, shapes and cuts to shop for.
Totally Cute Curly Updos for Prom and Homecoming
Got curls? These easy, curly updos are perfect for prom and homecoming dances.
Best Model Poses for Dresses
Learn how to stand and pose like a model for photos!
How to Pair Jackets With Dresses
The perfect fall and winter jackets to wear with dresses. Straight from the runway and the red carpet!
Prom and Formal Dance Dress Codes Explained
Should you wear a formal or semi-formal dress? What's the difference? Does fabric matter? Here's how to figure out what special occasion dress to wear!
11 Free Workout Plans for Prom
Free prom workout and exercise routines to get you fit for prom!
6 Easy, Braided Updos for Formals
Braided Updos: French, Dutch, rope and fishtail style.
Prom Tips For Guys: How to be a Good Date
Simple tips guys can use to be a great prom date.
Prom Transportation- New Ways to Get to Prom
Prom transportation - Alternative ways to get to prom, instead of taking a limo.
Defining Dance and Party Dress Codes
Definitions of white tie, black tie, formal, semi-formal, cocktail and dressy casual dress codes.
Find the Right Dress for Your Shape
Finding the right dress for your shape, dresses for your body type, dress silhouettes
How to Pin a Boutonniere
The easiest way to pin a boutonniere - how to pin prom flowers - pinning a boutonniere
How to Make Your Arms Look Thinner in a...
How to make your arms appear thinner in a dress, without the workout!
Dress Up a Boring Gown With These Tips!
Have a simple one-color gown that fits well but could use a bit of a… lift? Here are some tips to add some sparkle, as simple as carrying a bright bag.
Prom Planning: A Guide
Prom planning may seem daunting at first, but if you take it step by step, you and your prom committee could plan the ultimate school dance.
Prom Hairstyles for ALL Hair Types!
Photos of prom hairstyles: updos, curls, braids and waves to suit every girl, no matter what length your hair is.
7 Asking Ideas For Winter Formal
Get your date to say yes with these winter-themed asking ideas, featuring ski lift stunts, custom cocoa mugs, ice skating surprises and winter wonderland creations.
How to Use Hollywood Fashion Tape Plus Review!
How to use Hollywood Fashion Tape, plus a review of the product!
Bright Multi-Colored Nails
Decorate your nails in the brightest colors possible! Page 10.
No Prom Date? No Problem!
Tips for going to prom without a date
How to Glam Up A Simple Dress
Dress up your simple dress with these easy tips - Make your dress more glamorous
How to Plan a Prom
From fundraising to ordering decor, use this month-by-month guide that details every essential step of prom planning.
These Prom-Perfect Nail Design Ideas are TO DIE...
Nail design just for prom! Formal, fun, romantic, fierce, glam nail art and manicures for every prom girl. Ideas, inspiration and photos to copy!
How to Design Your Own Prom Dress
Can't find the dress of your dreams? Try your hand at designing your own prom dress. Choose your color, fabric, and silhouette, no sewing skills required!
Sunset Colored Nails
Try a pretty multi-colored manicure in sunset colors. Page 9.
Black Nail Polish
A black manicure is dark, dramatic and matches almost every hue. Page 12.
How Do I Get Him to Ask ME to the Dance?
Reader Question: How do I get my crush to ask me to the dance?
Bright Colors
Have fun with bright nail polish during spring and summer. Page 11.
Kendall Jenner's 12 Best Makeup Looks
Cat eyes, shimmery shadow, everyday neutrals, red lips... Kendall Jenner's makeup is always an inspiration.
How to Ask a Girl to Prom
Creative ways to as a girl to prom that anyone can pull off!
Gorgeous Homecoming Hairstyles for Long Hair
Easy updos and formal hairstyles for long hair - Homecoming hair 'dos!
How to Look Skinny in Your Prom Dress…...
How to look slim and skinny in your prom dress without dieting or working out!
Dark Multi-colored Nails
Copy this dark, multi-colored manicure for your homecoming or winter formal. Page 3.
Lady Gaga Nails
Lady Gaga's nails are red, pointy and 3D! Page 8.
Nude Nail Polish
Bring attention to your bling with nude nail polish. Page 6.
Bejeweled Nails
Bejewel your nails and you'll have a manicure fit for a queen. Page 2.
Where to Wear Your Prom Dress Again
A formal dress isn’t something you’re going to be wearing every day. But there are more than a few special occasions where a prom dress could be re-worn.
Checkered Pattern
Have some fun with checkered nails! Choose two different colors that will complement your dress. Page 4.
Crackle Polish
Crackle nail polish is an easy way to create an intricate design. Page 5.
How to Prep for Prom
How to prepare for prom, prom checklist, how to get ready for prom
12 Unique Post-Prom Party Ideas
Keep the party going with these memorable after prom ideas.
The Plus-Size Teen's Guide to Wearing Dresses
Fashion, dress and fit tips for plus-size, curvy and full-figured teens shopping for prom, homecoming or formal dresses.
The Best Prom Dresses for Plus Size Girls
Never let a size dictate your style. The best prom dresses for plus size girls flatter every figure with serious aplomb.
Where to Rent a Dress Online
Top three sites for renting a dress online.
These 18 Chignon Updos Are Perfect for Formals...
Tons of chignon updos perfect for prom, homecoming, formals. Messy chignons, braided chignons, twisted or curled chignons: these hair photos are gorgeous!
Metallic Polish
If you must have monochrome nails, choose a metallic polish! Page 7.
What is Semi formal, Formal, and Ultra formal?
For guys: What to wear when the dress code is semi formal, formal or ultra formal.
Get the Ultimate Prom Nails
Prom Nails, Prom Manicures, Prom Nail Art, Nail Designs for Prom, DIY Manicure
Finding the Right Bra for Your Dress
Bra options for formal dresses - find the right bra for your dress - special occasion bra
Get Elegant Prom Hair! Copy these updos and...
The most elegant updos for prom, homecoming, formals! Elegant chignons, princess curls, lovely twists and half-up hairstyles to try!
How to Wear Red Lipstick with a Formal Dress
Tips on wearing red lipstick with a formal dress for prom, homecoming or sweet sixteen.
Katy Perry's Collaged Manicure
Katy Perry's collaged nails are a true work of art.
6 Beautiful Braided Hairstyles for Formals and...
6 braided hair ideas to wear for formals, parties and prom.
5 Winter Makeup Looks to Try Now
Five winter makeup looks to try now! Winter makeup for formals, parties and New Year's Eve!
Black and White Prom Dresses
If color isn't your thing, browse these black and white prom dresses for 2011.
The Top Prom Songs For 2013
Prom Songs - Romantic Songs for Prom - Nostalgic Songs - Slow Songs for Dances
8 Easy Flirt Tips to Get Your Dream Dance Date
Flirt your way to a great date - Flirting tips for teens - How to flirt in school
Where to Find Cheap Prom Dresses
Save time! The essential stores to visit to score an affordable prom or homecoming dress.
Prom Advice: Exactly When Should I Ask Someone...
Prom Advice: When should you ask someone to prom? When is it too soon, and is it ever too late? Time your prom proposal right, and you could snag your dream prom date.
How to Find a Prom Date
how to find a prom date, who to ask to prom, getting a date to prom
Review: Boob Glue by Bosom Couture
Boob Glue Review: Does it really work?
Throw the Ultimate Prom After Party
Entertainment, food and music ideas for an after prom party - Ideas for post prom
Ways to Wear a Prom Tiara
Complete your prom jewelry by adding a tiara! Check out these different tiara styles, how to wear them and which hair 'dos look best with one.
Is It Okay To Let Your Boyfriend Go To Prom...
Is it okay to let your boyfriend go to prom with another girl at a different school? Here's how to say no without looking like a psycho.
13 Halloween Dance Songs
Spooky dance songs you haven't thought of that will get your Halloween party jumping! From the 80's, 90's, 00's and 10's!
A Duct Tape Prom Dress Worth \$10,000 in...
Designing a duct tape prom dress could earn you thousands in scholarship money for college! How to enter Duck Tape's Stuck at Prom contest.
How to Tell if a Prom Website is Fake
How to tell if it's a fake prom dress website selling counterfeit gowns. Don't get scammed! Page 2.
What to Bring to Prom
What to bring to prom - what to pack for prom - prom essentials
8 Funky Crimped Hairstyles for Formals
These funky, crimped hairstyles are formal but fun. Get inspired for prom, homecoming and dances.
How to Turn Down a Date to the Dance
How to say no while being gracious and polite - Turning down a date to the dance (nicely!)
Perfect Skin For Prom: DIY Face Masks and Scrubs
DIY face masks and facial scrubs for teens - get clear skin for prom
Prom Makeup: Rihanna's Rosy Hue
Copy Rihanna's pink and violet hues for your night out!
Romantic Prom Themes
Planning a prom? Check out these nine romantic prom themes for your dance!
Can I Go To Homecoming Alone?
Tips for going to your homecoming dance alone - No date to homecoming? Here's help!
Trends for Prom 2013!
Trends for Prom 2013: The It Dresses, Colors and Silhouettes This Season!
Formal Hairstyles for Prom and Homecoming
Photos of gorgeous formal hairstyles for prom, homecoming and high school dances!
Prom Dress Fit Tips From The Experts
Prom dress fit tips - Finding a flattering prom dress for your body
What to do When the Guy You Like is Sending...
What to do when a guy is sending mixed signals.
Creative Ways to Get a Homecoming Date
Get a date to the dance! Proms / Formal Dances.
Who Should Pay for Prom- The Guy or the Girl?
Prom etiquette: who should pay for prom? The guy, the girl, or whoever does the asking?
How to Rock Winter Tights
Tips for wearing winter tights under fancy dresses.
Creative Ways to Ask a Date to Your Winter Dance
Your crush won't be able to say no to these winter dance proposal ideas.
Prom Makeup: Kristen Stewart's Black Eyeliner
Copy Kristen Stewart's black eyeliner for prom!
How to Go to Prom With Someone As ‘Just...
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How to Plan a Prom - Second Semester
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Seven Prom Dress Don’ts… and How...
Seven common prom fashion disasters and how to avoid them!
The Best Formal Hairstyles for Bobs and Lobs!...
Every formal hairstyle for short hair! Formal updos and styles for bobs, lobs and shoulder-length hair. A must for anyone with shorter hair!
11 Totally Trendy French Manicure Ideas You...
French manicure ideas, designs and nail polish colors you haven't seen yet! Photos of French manicure nail art and inspiration.
How to Wear Evening Separates
Pairing evening separates - ways to wear evening separates - celebs in evening separates
Unique Ways to Ask a Girl to Prom
Unique ways to ask a girl to prom - Memorable prom proposals - Ideas for asking a girl to prom
Ten Style Secrets for Looking Skinnier in Dresses
These easy style tips will instantly make you look thinner. No diet or exercise required.
What NOT to eat before Prom... these foods will...
Foods to avoid before prom! These foods cause bloating and gas, so don't eat them before prom, and you'll look your skinniest!
Stylish Stockings: Formal Dress & Fancy Tights
Survive a winter formal without turning into a frost-covered snowgirl by adding sleek tights to your party dress.
How to Write a Romantic Prom Proposal
Write a romantic prom proposal letter and get your potential date to say yes!
Prom Advice: How Can I Get Voted Prom Queen?
Tips, tricks and campaign ideas for getting voted prom queen. Winning prom queen is a cinch when you get your friends and classmates involved.
Winter Formal Decorations Your Dance Committee...
Winter formal decorations: paper snowflakes inside glass jars.
Prom Budget Tips: What to Splurge On, What to...
The best budgeting tips for prom! What to splurge on, save on, and how to break down your prom budget. Save money on prom and still have an awesome time!
Crack Your Homecoming Dress Code
Some homecoming dances call for the semi-formal dresses, while others are a dressy twist on everyday jeans-and-Ts. Learn how to crack your homecoming dress code.
What Prom Necklace Should I Choose?
Choose the perfect necklace for prom! When to layer, what length chain to choose, when to wear a choker & more prom jewelry tips.
Does your boyfriend hate PDA? Here's how to deal.
What to do if your boyfriend hates PDA? How to deal when you're more affectionate than your boyfriend. Help!
Prom Hair: These 10 Messy, Boho Updos are...
Go Boho! These Loose, messy updos are perfect for prom, homecoming and formals. Photos of the best boho hairstyles to wear for your special occasion!
Quinceañera 101: A Quince Primer
A helpful primer on quinceanera celebrations.
The CUTEST Promposals on Instagram This Season!...
Cute Promposal ideas straight off Instagram! These teens asked their dates to prom and got a YES. They're the most creative prom proposals yet!
How to get rid of acne and have clear skin for...
Get clear skin for prom! Tips for reducing pimples, zits and bacne before prom.
How To Master Smoky Eyes
Smoky eyes are a dramatic finish to a gorgeous formal dress.
The Worst Prom Disasters… Ever.
Arrests, spoiled photos and crazy chaperones? It happened on these horrible prom nights.
Short Hair, Don't Care! 6 Ways to Style Your...
Seven Updos for Bobs. Formal Hairstyles for Short and Shoulder-Length Hair.
Emma Watson Dresses
Emma Watson’s red carpet dresses are for the serious fashionista.
Lip Colors for Prom
Lipstick for prom - lip colors for prom - prom makeup ideas
5 Bargain Dresses That Look Like the Real Red...
These affordable dresses were ripped right from the red carpet. Here's where to score these formal looks for less!
Prom Advice: I’m Going to Have my Period...
How to deal when you have your period at prom. Which products to use and tips for keeping your night leak and cramp-free.
Recycle That Outfit! How to Glam Up Any Dress...
How to re-wear a dress for New Year's Eve and make it look new! Accessorizing tips for recycling and re-styling a dress to make it look new.
Sparkle, Mod and Texture: Dresses from Los...
60s mod, sparkle, and So-Cal chic dresses reigned at the Carondelet House during Los Angeles Fashion Week!
Prama: What It Is and How To Avoid It
What does “prama” mean?: "Prama" is a term coined by the New York Times that means "prom drama." Because
Bella Thorne’s Shimmery Eyes
Dramatic black and white eye makeup will match any prom dress!
8th Grade Formal Hairstyle Ideas
Formal hairstyles perfect for an 8th grade dance.
The Ultimate Guide to Prom Gown Designers
From Alyce Paris to Jovani and Faviana, it's the ultimate list of prom gown designers!
How to Choose Prom Invitations
Prom planning: Pick the best prom invitations with these tips.
Top 5 Classic Prom Themes
If you attend more than one prom during your high school existence, chances are one of the prom themes will be one of these classic choices.
8 Totally Cute Homecoming Hairstyles You Can DIY
These cute but formal homecoming hair ideas are easy to do yourself. Get inspired by these messy updos, chic braids and curly chignons.
How To Dress Down Your Prom Dress
Instead of storing your prom dress in the deepest depths of your closet, give it new life with casual jackets, trendy scarves, and bookish cardigans.
Prom Committees: Why You Should Join
Joining your school's prom committee will put you in charge of everything from dance venues to music DJs to prom invitations.
How to Make Your Legs Look Thinner and Longer...
Style tips to make your legs look thinner and longer in a dress.
Formal Hairstyles for Short Hair
A tightly-curled bob like Nicole Richie's is the perfect homecoming hair style.
Two Guys Asked Me to Prom: Who Should I Go With?
If two guys asked you to prom, how do you decide who to go with? Can you say no to one date after you've already said yes? This popular prom dilemma, solved.
18 Unique Homecoming Dresses (Under \$100!)
Shopping guide: Unique homecoming dresses under $100 - Where to find affordable dresses for homecoming!
Prom theme ideas! The ultimate guide to...
Resources for creating a prom theme - a must read for prom committees searching for the perfect theme for prom!
These Gorgeous Plus Size Prom Dresses are...
Plus size prom dresses and trends by designer Ashley Stewart.
Best Time to Find Inexpensive Prom Dresses
Know when the sales are to score a prom dress bargain.
How To Tie Your Tie
The ability to tie a tie often looks tricky from an unknowing eye, but with a few minutes of practice, you'll be a tie-tying pro for years to come.
Corsages: How to Choose Them
Corsages are the finishing touch on your prom date's dress. Learn how to choose between a pin corsage and a wrist corsage for your date.
Craft the Perfect Homecoming Proposal
New homecoming proposal ideas you haven't heard of to ask your date to the dance!
Trends in Winter Formal Dresses
It's all about feathers, ruffles and sequins! Stay stylish for winter formal 2011.
Prom Dresses That Flatter Your Figure
Flatter your figure on prom night. Discover the best dresses for your body type.

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