How to Create a Beautiful Updo for Prom

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It’s officially prom season and we are thrilled to share this cute and easy updo tutorial for it. This elegant hairstyle can work well with just about any prom dress, plus it’s insanely easy to create. All you need is: Dry Shampoo, Flexible Hairspray, Strong Hairspray, and an Infrared Curling Iron. Here’s how!

On dry hair, apply Ostia Collection Dry Shampoo. This will help add some texture. Plus the formula is talc-free, so it leaves zero residue!

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Apply Flexible Hairspray. This acts as a heat protectant and it offers a buildable hold that’s perfect for updos.

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Using the Ostia Collection Infrared Curling Iron, create soft curls for added texture and volume in the updo.

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Tease hair at the crown of the head to create even more volume.

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Lightly brush out hair afterwards.

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Pin into a bouffant, leaving plenty of face-framing pieces in front.

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Take a piece of hair from the right side and twist it slightly, then pull it across the head, beneath the bouffant. Pin into place.

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Repeat the previous step, this time going from left to right.

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This style can be worn to prom as is or with the following steps you can create an updo!

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To turn this into an updo, repeat the last step listed, going piece by piece.

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Finish pinning everything into place, then spray with Ostia Collection Strong Hairspray to hold the style while you dance the night away.

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And that’s it! It’s an easy yet elegant updo, perfect for prom. If you enjoy our tutorials, be sure to check out the rest of our News page for more fun hairstyle ideas.

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