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Best Prom Hairstyles for Short Hair

If your teen has an above-the-shoulders crop or an even shorter pixie cut, direct her attention to celebrities who also keep their locks short and sassy -- and nab one of their 12 unique hairdos for prom night.

By Kelly L. Phillips

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Carey Mulligan
Photo by PR Photos
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Super-Short Strands

A cropped cut like Carey Mulligan's can be made prom-worthy in minutes.

How to do it: A dab of styling wax will add separation and texture to hair, really highlighting the cut. To dress it up, try multiple thin headbands or a big side bow, suggests Laurent Dufourg, celebrity stylist and founder of Prive Salons in Los Angeles and New York.

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