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Best Prom Hairstyles for Long Hair

Curl it? Leave it loose and wavy? Half up, half down? For teens with long hair, there are endless styling possibilities for the big night. We found 18 prom-ready hairstyles from celebs and got pro tips for recreating their looks at home.

By Kelly L. Phillips

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Beyonce
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Straight and Shiny

Beyoncé's sleek "lob" (a.k.a. "long bob") is easily doable, even for girls without stick-straight hair.

How to do it: "Start with getting a great geometric cut a few weeks before the prom," says celebrity stylist Ron King of bô Salon in Austin, Texas. For wavy hair, use a flat brush to blow out kinks while hair is still damp. Follow with a flat iron and shine serum, focusing on ends. For straight hair, blow-dry as usual and use a flat iron to get super-smooth.

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