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5 The Cut Life Approved Prom Looks For 2017

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With  #promposals getting more and more extravagant, so are the hair and beauty statements for 2k17’s prom season. No matter the length or hair type, pixies, bob’s and baldies are slaying and have included trends from fashion weeks, music festivals and previous prom seasons. We’ve gathered a list of five of our favorite looks, complete with hair and makeup inspiration, so if prom is around the corner for you, be sure to use some of these and tag #thecutlife so we can see!

Vintage Vibes

Finger waves are a very sophisticated and appropriate style for prom. No matter your length, a wave variation can be achieved similar to the photo below.

To go along with the elegance of the waves, a vintage makeup with a bold red lip or bold lid is ideal. Here’s a tutorial though, on a vintage glam inspired look anyone can achieve:

Hair Accessories

Tiara’s, wire, beads are all great prom accessories to accompany virtually any style.  Grab a sparkly tiara the same color as your dress, or a cute headband like the video below. If you choose a hair accessory as your statement piece, a simple makeup look is a good option. The following video is the perfect natural makeup look:

More Glitter Please

Glitter made a come back recently and has been used to take any normal hairstyle from cute to glam.  Here’s just one video of how glitter can be applied to your cut:

If you love glitter like most glitter fanatics do, a cute glittery makeup look can work well if done correctly. (correctly meaning: don’t go overboard with the glitter). Here’s a very forward glitter makeup look to pull inspiration from:

Beautiful Bobs

Bobs are inevitably gorgeous, but a prom bob is even more beautiful and can include curls, twists, funky colors, or just a different way to style your everyday bob. This beautiful blonde cut offers the perfect amount of elegance and color for the occasion.

If you go with something this fierce, a timeless makeup like the one from the photo is perfect. A tutorial on how to achieve a pretty pink, or similarly timeless look can be found here:

Bold Braids

Braids are an easy way to spice up any style you have, no matter the length. A single crown braid for example, is easy to achieve with your own hair or added hair for volume. Here is a cute inspirational style incorporating just one crown braid. Simple, but effective!

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Because braids are a bold statement, an equally as bold makeup look would pair well. Here’s a bold look sure to compliment any variation of a braid you decide upon:

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