Formal's team of writers deliver articles to help you choose the best updo and other hairstyles for your prom, formal or wedding and let you in on all the tricks of the trade to ensure your formal 'do will hold up and look great at any special event.

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Wedding Hairstyles for Short Hair

Every bride wants to look her absolute best on her wedding day. The dress, the makeup and the hair has to be perfect! There are so many beautiful wedding hairstyles out there for every type of bride, but do you notice that most of them require ... Read more...

Great updo hairstyles

Great Updo Hairstyles

If you are searching for some awesome up-do ideas then we have just the thing for you. Remember to give these hairstyles a try before your big event though to make sure you get it just right. Now without further ado, here are some great up-dos.... Read more...

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Up-Do Hairstyle Ideas

Up-dos are always the classiest hairstyles on the red carpet, and are a must have if you are attending a formal occasion. If you have a special event coming up on your calendar like a chic fall wedding, you’ll definitely be in need of som... Read more...

Vintage hairstyles for fall

Vintage Hairstyles for Fall

As we get closer to the end of the year, we have to start thinking about all of those festive parties coming up! Not only will you need to update your wardrobe with a new cocktail dress or two, but you will also need to start thinking about wha... Read more...

Up do hairstyle ideas autumn 2014

Up-Do Hairstyle Ideas for Autumn

Do you have an autumn wedding to attend this season? Or maybe a swanky fall gala is marked on your calendar. Whatever the case may be, having a few good up-do ideas under your belt is never a bad idea. Up-dos work particularly well in the autum... Read more...

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Hairstyles to Avoid Wearing to a Wedding

It's that time of year again—wedding mania! The trees are budding, the flowers are blooming, and of course, the wedding season is in now in full swing. While it is fun to get dolled up for a wedding, it can also be stressful, especially if yo... Read more...

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Elegant Updo Hairstyles for Summer

Award season has come and gone, but it's approaching that time of year to gear up for those special events that happen during the summer months. Let's use those gorgeous women we saw on the red carpet recently as inspiration for some very Read more...

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Big Updos

If you love wearing your hair up but want a finish that is more eye catching than a traditional sleek updo, give one of these big updo options a try.

To create these looks you will need to have the following supplies on hand (will vary ... Read more...

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Evening Hairstyle Ideas for Short Hair

Going out, whether it's a regular occurrence or limited to a few times a year, is a great chance to do something wonderful with your hair. If you have short hair you may feel like your options are limited but that's not the case. Using waving a... Read more...

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The Ideal Updo

Often the go-to style for a night on the town, the updo is also a great look that can be adapted as an Read more...

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The Perfect Party Ponytail

When you want to wear your hair up for an event then there's the obvious bun or updo choices, but a great look that is always easy on the eyes and a cinch to style is the ponytail!

The Casual, Chic Ponytail

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Everyday Updos!

Updos aren't just for fancy events like formals or weddings, they are also a great way to break up your hair styling routine and create a look that is different from your regular 'do in a fun, feminine way!

Everyday Updos

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Upstanding Updos! 2 Easy Tips for Creating an Upstyle That Lasts

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Party Upstyle Do's and Don'ts

Nothing finishes off a look more than a fantastic upstyle, but as with any hairstyle, there are plenty of things that can go wrong. To ensure your updo hits all the right notes and gives you the Read more...

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Updo Hairstyle Tips

Updo hairstyles can add that extra something to your look for a special event (or even a touch of glamour to your everyday look) but can be a little tricky when it comes to creating and keeping such a fabulous look.

To ensure that your ...

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