Selecting formal hairstyles needs to begin with deciding on whether you want your hair up or down. Updo hairstyles are appropriate for most formal occasions. They create an heir of sophistication and drama. If you want a softer look then you will want to look for a formal hairstyle that is designed around having your hair down.
The prom is one of the first formal affairs that a young person will go to. To find the right prom hairstyles you will want to take several factors into consideration. First what shape is your face? If your face is narrow then you will want to add volume to the sides of your head by focusing the bulk of your hairstyle near your cheekbones. On the other hand, if you have a round or heart-shaped face then you will want to avoid adding addition fullness to the center of your face. Instead you will want to add height to your hair. This will create the illusion of a long and slender face. The second thing that you will want to consider when selecting a hairstyle for the prom is if you want to select from dramatic hairstyles, elegant hairstyles, vintage hairstyles or a youthful hairstyles. The final thing that you will want to take into consideration when selecting a prom hairstyle is what accessories you want to add to your hairstyle. You can use barrettes, flowers, ribbons, etc.
Formal dances for homecoming are other events that require a formal hairstyle. To select the right hairstyle for these events you will want to take the same things into consideration that you did when selecting a prom hairstyle. However, you will also need to take into consideration homecoming themes and current fashion trends when selecting homecoming hairstyles.
Weddings are another formal event that most people will attend in their lifetime. Bridal hairstyles will vary greatly from bride to bride and from season to season. For example spring and summer brides are more likely to select a hairstyle that is down, while fall and winter brides usually select wedding hair updo styles. As a bride you should select a hairstyle that will fit the theme of your wedding and that will make you the prettiest bride that you can be.