21 Half-Up, Half-Down Hairstyles to Try ASAP


The half-up, half-down hairstyle is a classic for a reason. On one hand, it’s so easy for even a hairstyling novice to do and it works for every occasion. On the other hand, the simplicity of it means there’s so much room for innovation in both texture and placement. No matter your hair type, a half updo is a simple way to elevate a look with minimal effort.

To prove just how chic this style can be, we’ve rounded up our favorite half-up, half-down looks from the red carpet. We’ve got every length and texture covered too, so you have all the hair inspo you’ll ever need.

1) Lana Condor
It’s a misconception that you can’t style short hair in versatile ways. Just take a cue from Lana Condor. Her short bob is styled in a half- up, half-down look that has volume, face-framing pieces, and tons of movement.

2) Zoë Kravitz
Zoë Kravtiz wears her hair in box braids up top and loose curls on the bottom. For added glam, her hair is gathered and tied with a pearl-accented hair tie.

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