Special Event Hairstyle Help

So, you’ve got a special event coming up – perhaps it’s a wedding, or prom? Maybe a big, formal holiday’s on the horizon, or a see-and-be-seen high school reunion? In any case, there’s fun to be had, faces to see, and photos to pose for. Special event dates like these may urge you to break out of your daily everyday styling routine and dress to the nines, even just for a night. If you’re feeling like your daily 'do could use a slight update, here are a few tips and tricks to grooming, formal style.


Pick your party look

The best way to find a style you love? Be proactive. Grab a magazine, scroll through Pinterest, or search on Instagram. When you find a look you like, just clip, pin, save or download it, and work from there. If the look doesn’t come with a tutorial, feel free to show the image to your Supercuts stylist and ask for advice on how to recreate it. Not sure what looks will work for you? Our talented professionals are happy to help. Ask your stylist what cuts and styles work best for your hair type and face shape. To help get you geared up to ask the right questions, find out what styles work best for your hair length. Here’s what you need to know:

Hair model with a pixie

Long Hair? Try these looks.

One of the benefits of long hair is all the different 'dos that are possible with it—without looking like you’re going to an '80s prom (unless you are). Today’s updos can be playful like boxer braids or elegant like a French twist. The French braid is a classic, while milkmaid braids are soft and sweet. For very long hair, the infinity bun is a head-turning style.


Medium-length locks? Maximum style.

When your hair length is somewhere between your jaw and shoulders, you can’t go wrong with a bun, braid, or ponytail. Braid one side and leave the other down. Have it pulled up into a perfect ballerina bun, or a messy playful one with lots of texture. Or opt for a sleek ponytail wrapped with a ribbon.


Short hair? Fab flair.

Just because your hair is short doesn’t mean it can’t be specially styled for an event. A pretty twist, some curl, or simply extra shine can amp up your look for a holiday party. Another easy way to dress up your locks: accessories. Whether an on-trend floral garland, a sparkly headband, or gem stone barrette, it’s a simple way to polish your look.


Get inspired

Now that you’ve found the look that works for you, surf the web to discover how you can make it happen. If the look you love needs a new color or trim, head into your local Supercuts to help make it happen. Remember to bring a photo of the style that you have in mind. Then talk with your Supercuts stylist about the elements you like and point out any details you may dislike. This is the most effective way to communicate with your stylist in order to get the style you want with the color you love. Ready to dazzle? Like, right now? Get on your way to styling today. Check in online now to pick your arrival time and stylist.

Related Advice

Your special event hairstyle questions, answered
Style Tip
Keeping your hair healthy and trimmed is a big part of a put-together look. Plan on getting trims every 2-3 weeks.
Style Tip
How soon before an event should you get your hair cut?


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