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Top 10 Hair Accessories for Prom

From invisible updo helpers to fascinators, tiaras, wreaths and pins, here are the 10 best accessories for perfect prom hair.

No. 10: Bumpits

BumpitBump up your volume with a Bumpit!Courtesy of Bumpit

Some of the best hair accessories are invisible! Bumpits are hair volumizing inserts that are self-gripping, leave-in pieces of plastic that give hair instant volume.

No. 9: Bunmaker

Conair's BunmakerTwirl an easy bun with the BunmakerCourtesy of Conair

The second great accessory we love is also behind-the-scenes. The Bunmaker by Conair. Make a perfect bun in seconds, the bunmaker is quick and easy to use for long-lasting hold on all hair types.

No. 8: All Tied Up Hair Clip

All Tied Up BowClaire's All Tied Up bow comes in several colors and patternsCourtesy of Claires

Claire's All Tied Up Hair Clip is a sparkly bow-tie for your hair. Add this to big waves or a classic up-do over a little black dress or a cocktail length dress with a tuille skirt.

No. 7: Glitter and Gold Hair Clip

Flower hair accessoryGlitter and Gold flowerCourtesy of Claires

The Glitter and Gold Hair Clip, also from Claire's, comes in several colors to match your outfit. The peach flower gives floral dresses an extra tropical flair when tucked behind one ear. The metallics and black/white combo add a sophisticated touch.

No. 6: Karina's French Couture Bobby Pins

Bobby PinsKarina's French Couture Bobby PinsCourtesy of Karina

Karina's French Couture Bobby Pins do double duty as they hold stray hairs in place and brighten up your hairstyle with a little sparkle.

No. 5: Elle's Twirl Rhinestone Hair Pin

Twirl hair pin into a bunTwirl Rhinestone Hair PinCourtesy of Elle

Elle's Twirl Rhinestone Hair Pin twists deep into your updo and won't slip out for fearless dancing with extra dazzle

No. 4: The Fascinator

Feather fascinatorA feather fascinator grabs attentionCourtesy of Aldo

The Fascinator, a hairpiece recently popularized by Princess Kate Middleton, is a great hair accent and a fabulous attention-getter! While everyday feathers may be on their way out, a big plumed fascinator may be just what your prom ensemble needs!

No. 3: Silver Headband

silver flowered headbandSilver flowered headbandCourtesy of Angelas Bridal Boutique

A gorgeous Silver Headband with a beautiful cluster of rhinestone encrusted flowers off to one side adds a touch of elegance and tops off a beautiful feminine look.

No. 2: Flowers

Woven flowersWoven flowers in the hair are very romanticCourtesy of Hairstyle Twist

Weaving flowers in your hair seems so romantic, but live flowers wilt by evening's end. Dried baby's breath woven into a braided updo, a wreath or a hair clip, however, don't dry out and add a delicate touch of romance to your lovely look.

No. 1: Tiara

Crystal TiaraSwarovski Crystal TiaraCourtesy of Amazon

Of course, we save our favorite prom hair accessory for last... the TIARA! Queen for the evening, anyone?

Have Your Say

What's your favorite hairstyle for prom? Up, down, half-up, accessorized or natural? Share your ideas here!

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labimba posted in Style:
Neko girl I have to get back in shape for September if u want we can be training buddies!  :)  
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animallover468
animallover468 posted in Style:
EndlessDream is right. Skipping breakfast and lunch can result in stomach ulcers and sudden weight gain (had personal experience...), ESPECIALLY skipping breakfast! You have to incorporate exercise in your daily routine. Stomach and body fat is mostly caused by lack of exercise, and maybe that means you need to do toning exercises. Try doing simple exercise videos like the 3-mile powerwalk on YouTube (trust me, I sweat like crazy when I do those workouts). Anything that gets you sweating, is the kind of exercise you need to do.  I hated working out when I first started my weight loss journey too. I would always start wheezing every time I started working out. But after pushing through everyday, I think working out is one of the best stress busters I've ever had!  If you want to lower your appetite though, I suggest eating a full lunch and breakfast and skipping your dinner. If you can't skip dinner, then at least try aiming for an early dinner, around 5:30 or 6:00. Your body needs time to digest at least 4 hours before you sleep. I started gaining weight around puberty when I was 12, it could be the same for you too.  But honestly, there's nothing wrong with having consciousness about your weight. Now starving yourself and dieting is BAD, but there's nothing wrong with changing your lifestyle in order to be fit. It's a good thing that kids start caring about their health, and the earlier you start, the better off you are. 
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EndlessDream posted in Style:
You need breakfast and lunch. Starving yourself, even if you aren't hungry, makes you loose energy to the point you could pass out from not eating. Keep your diet healthy. For breakfast, at least have yogurt, fruit, and juice. Drink at least 4 full glasses of water a day. Trim down on the snacks. Everyone has different bodies and build. You may just be large-boned. And that's not bad! That makes you stronger and higher ability to gain muscle. Loosing weight doesn't happen over night. It can take months. 
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Nekogirl101 posted in Style:
For years my parents would tell me I'm skinny but compared to other people, my waist was bigger and I would always hide it. Though it was obvious I weighed more, I've only been doing this for a week and I didn't ever tell anyone what I was doing until my parents found out. I would skip lunch and breakfast and say I was full. I only ate a big dinner every night. Once my parents found out, they said it was unhealthy and if I didn't  stop, I would develop an eating disorder. I obviously listened to them, but I've tried as best as I can so far. I have barely lost any weight from exercise and my parents won't let me go on a diet because I already 'eat healthy enough'. I want to lose weight without exercising being 3/4s of my lifestyle. I know, I'm a lazy idiot for saying all this.
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Yes, purely for the fact that you should not "hate" your sister (or anyone, for that matter).  I'm guessing by "get in trouble for her", you mean she does something wrong and the blame is all put on you? Yeah, little siblings tend to do that a lot. My brother did for the longest time, until my parents found out how much a liar he is. She, hopefully, will grow out of this eventually. Either that, or your parent[s]/guardian[s] will eventually see through her. You lose your friends to her? By this do you mean your friends want to hang out with her and they want you to tag along and you don't? Or do you mean your friends chose your sister over you? If it's the latter, then perhaps you shouldn't have ever referred to those people as friends. You'll find friends who'll prefer you over your sister, I'm sure of it. The only thing I can tell you to do is try to get along with your sister. Every group of siblings has their cats and dogs moment in life, but they grow out of it (most of the time; there are, of course, circumstances where it doesn't work out that way). Please be grateful for your sister, even if you two fight a lot. You never know how much you need something until it's gone.
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