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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

Bump up your volume with a Bumpit!Bump 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

Twirl an easy bun with the 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

Claire's All Tied Up bow comes in several colors and patternsClaire'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

Glitter and Gold flowerGlitter 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

Karina's French Couture 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 Rhinestone Hair PinTwirl 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

A feather fascinator grabs attentionA 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 flowers in the hair are very romanticWoven 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

Swarovski Crystal TiaraSwarovski Crystal TiaraCourtesy of Amazon

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

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

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"SatanslilDemon" wrote: Ok so I have a dilemma. I really, and I mean really like this guy. He's considerate of my mental wellbeing and health, plus he's really funny and sweet. He's respectful, loyal, and his hugs are the best ever(he's like a foot and 4 inches taller than me). the dilemma is, he'stwentyandI'mfifteenturningsixteensoon.... I'm not gonna even ask about dating him until i'm sixteen but I've called him in total anxiety attack crying my eyes out and he calmed me down and made me laugh, and I invited him to come see a choir performance so he spent the day with me... My mom ships us... but I'm a little worried because of the age difference  and experience difference and just, I don't want to miss the chance of being with him because of it. ​  any advice??? It's really nice that your mother supports it, that always helps!! I'm glad that your family enjoys his company as well. Being 16 while he's 20 is alright. It's a slight odd age gap. But, I think as long as you both are ready, it's alright. Make sure you're mature and safe with your choices though. Personally, I think you should wait until you're closer to at least, 17. But, as long as you two are smart about what you're doing, it should be alright when it come around to it.
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"Shygirl15" wrote:I really like this boy in my second period class but i dont know how to tell him because he knows that im transgender do whatever makes you feel comfortable or just wing it and tell him and if he tells you something because you're trans forget about him! He doesn't deserve you. But it's totally okay if you want to play it safe and not go up to him. You do you. :3 
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"SatanslilDemon" wrote: Ok so I have a dilemma. I really, and I mean really like this guy. He's considerate of my mental wellbeing and health, plus he's really funny and sweet. He's respectful, loyal, and his hugs are the best ever(he's like a foot and 4 inches taller than me). the dilemma is, he'stwentyandI'mfifteenturningsixteensoon.... I'm not gonna even ask about dating him until i'm sixteen but I've called him in total anxiety attack crying my eyes out and he calmed me down and made me laugh, and I invited him to come see a choir performance so he spent the day with me... My mom ships us... but I'm a little worried because of the age difference  and experience difference and just, I don't want to miss the chance of being with him because of it. ​  any advice??? i suggest you wait i mean you are going to be 16 that's way too young to be dating someone who is 4/5 years older than you,no? You can still talk to him when it comes to your anxiety attacks and all of that because I have those too every night so I know how it feels, but maybe you should wait. But at the end of the day it's your decision I'm just here to give advice 
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SatanslilDemon
Ok so I have a dilemma. I really, and I mean really like this guy. He's considerate of my mental wellbeing and health, plus he's really funny and sweet. He's respectful, loyal, and his hugs are the best ever(he's like a foot and 4 inches taller than me). the dilemma is, he'stwentyandI'mfifteenturningsixteensoon.... I'm not gonna even ask about dating him until i'm sixteen but I've called him in total anxiety attack crying my eyes out and he calmed me down and made me laugh, and I invited him to come see a choir performance so he spent the day with me... My mom ships us... but I'm a little worried because of the age difference  and experience difference and just, I don't want to miss the chance of being with him because of it. ​  any advice???
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I feel like that too. My best friend will always hang out with her 'new friends' that I have a really bad opinion about. My friend will treat me rudely all the time and sometimes make fun of me with her friends. But, when I needed her the most in my life, she was there for me, and I told her how I felt. She says that she just wants to hang out with more people and apologized, people can be a little teasy at times.  Also, after seeing each other for a long time, people make new friends and start hanging out with them more, it doesn't mean that she doesn't like you.  This may be different for you, but just tell her about it, she will have to know you feelings at one point.  Hope I helped you. 
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