Prom Hairstyle: Side Braid Curls

Side braid curls are a popular prom hairstyle, right after the french braid updo we shared with you already. If you’re obsessed with beach waves and looking for an easy hairstyle for prom, then this one’s for you. Here we break it down for you and show you exactly how to create the prom hairstyle: side braid curls!

Side Braid Curls: Materials

materials for side braid curlsBefore getting started on your hairdo, you’re going to need the following materials:

  • Hairspray
  • Texturizer
  • Styling Treatment
  • Comb
  • Hairties
  • Bobby Pins
  • Barrel Curler or Wand

Side Braid Curls: Prep

prep side braid curlsOnce you have your materials, it’s time to prep your hair. Start by creating a deep side part using the comb. Add styling gel to prep the braid and separate the clean part.

Side Braid Curls: French Braid

side braid curls french braidAfter having a tamed and clean part, you’re ready to start the side braid. Begin french braiding your hair at the side part. Make sure you only braid until right behind your ear.

Side Braid Curls: Secure

secure side braid curlsThen, secure the braid at the back with bobby pins and a small hair tie. Cover this with your hair to avoid the pins being shown!

Side Braid Curls: Curling Wand

side braid curls curling ironNow your ready to break out your curling iron! Using a curling wand or barrel curler, begin creating soft curls around your head. Complete every hair strand, being mindful of the french braid in place. Finally, spray your hairstyle with hairspray to last all day and night at prom!

side braid curlsThere you have it! A quick and easy prom hairstyle you can do yourself or on your friends. Are you going to try out this style? Share with us your prom hairstyles by tagging us on Instagram @glamandgowns, and Faviana’s Instagram @Faviana_NY, Snapchat @Faviana_NY, and Twitter @FavianaNY. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel for more fun vlogs @FavianaNYC!



Gina Gargiulo

Marketing Assistant

Gina Gargiulo is an aspiring writer and alumni of the Fashion Institute of Technology. She enjoys that she can take her life-long passions of fashion and beauty and combine it with another love of hers, writing. She has many high dreams she's determined to achieve, while hoping to influence others along the way.

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