Formal Ideas'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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Greer grammer

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 beautifu... Read more...

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Sarah hyland

Prom Hairstyle Ideas

*If you're unsure of your hair type and texture, see our free consultation: Read more...

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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 e... 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 ... 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 fu... 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.... 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... Read more...

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Maggie grace

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 yo... 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 a... Read more...

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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 t... Read more...

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

Kimberley Locke hairstyles

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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 yo... 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 li... Read more...

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Wedding diet

Your Wedding Hairstyles Diet

Ashley Judd hairstyles

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Bridal Hairstyles: The Latest Looks For Spring And Summer

Spring and summer are always the most popular seasons to hold a wedding, and now is the perfect time to start searching for the ultimate summer ... Read more...

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Helping You Find That Perfect Bridal Hairstyle

Choosing a hairstyle for your big day is a important part of your wedding planning,  and now is the perfect time to start searching for the... Read more...

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Wedding Hair Mistakes

Wedding Hair Mistake #1

Choosing a hairstyle because it's in fashion or on a celebrity

The #1 mistake a bride can make is no... Read more...

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Wedding Hairstyle Preparation

Although it's inevitable that you may one day look back on your wedding photos and cringe at the fashion, the theme (a Hawaiian luau seemed like... Read more...

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Prom Hairstyles: Final Weeks Hair and Dress Preparation

Going to the prom is a huge event and preparing for the prom is all part of the fun. As well as deciding on the perfect dress, shoes, jewellery ... Read more...

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Prom Hairstyles for Medium Length Hair

*If you're unsure of your hair type and texture, see our free consultation: "Read more...

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Prom Hair Style Suggestions for Emo and Scene Kids

There's no use trying to look like someone you're not, or trying to pretend you're someone you're not. So if the stereotypical "prom queen... Read more...

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