Wearing your hair half-up not only makes you look effortlessly chic, but also keeps your hair in place all day (you can only flick it backwards so many times before you start to feel like you’re in a commercial). In addition, these type of hairstyles are super easy to do, and all you need are some bobby pins, hair elastics, and holding spray if your hair is quite smooth.
Check out these 9 half-up hairstyles that are suitable for all occasions.
1) Elegant twist
You’ll only need your thumb for this one. Click here for the full tutorial.
2) The “Hun” (or half-bun)
Click here for the full tutorial.
3) Use a chic barrette
You can even do this while on-the-go.
4) Elegant wrap-around
Great for the office, date night or a dinner event. Click here for the full tutorial.
Image: Marcela Durant/pinterest.com
5) Half-up fishtail
For a subtle yet sophisticated look, create a thin fishtail braid by using hair from either side of your head. Click here for the full tutorial.
6) Pinned up bob
All you need are a few bobby pins and to create this chic look that’s perfect for super short hair.
Image: Brit Morin/pinterest.com
7) Half up twist
8) Cultic knot
It’s a lot easier than it looks. Click here for the full tutorial.
9) Hair bow
It’s just splitting a ponytail in a very specific way. Click here for the full tutorial.
Image: Hair and Makeup by Steph/pinterest.com
Text: Elizabeth Liew/The Singapore Womens’ Weekly
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