Half-up, half-down hairstyles are great for formal and casual occasions. They look like you’ve put in many hours working on them, but really, they’re incredibly simple to make. Additionally, they can be used for any length of hair and face shape. Half updos are the kind of hairstyles that always attract compliments. They will soon be your new favorite. This collection of 26 half-updos will definitely inspire you to dress your hair in this manner.
1. CURLY & MESSY STYLE
This half-updo is sure to enhance any style! For this style, start by curling your hair into gentle curls. They should appear effortless messy, like the picture. After that, lightly twirl your crown to create some volume. Take a few pieces of hair, then twist them upwards. Attach by using Bobby pins. This design is perfect for summer weddings.
2. TEASED CROWN & SOFT CURLS
Sometimes, less is more. A simple, smooth bump that is paired with wavy hair can create an incredible hairstyle. Simply curl your hair using an iron to curl it and keep it in place until your curls are cool. Then, brush them through using a boar grooming tool. This kind of brush can aid in spreading your natural oils for hair across the rest of your hair. The best method to make bumps is to use the tail comb. Smooth the tease using an even bigger brush, then keep it secure by using some bobby pins.
3. CURLY HALF UPDO WITH A HAIRPIECE
This beautiful hairstyle brings back memories of Great Gatsby style. The most appealing thing is that this haircut? It’s extremely simple to make. When you’ve curled your hair, you can take an area of front hair and gently twist it towards the back. Repeat the process on the opposite side until they meet and then secure them with an Bobby pin (or a few). Are you suffering from Great Gatsby fever? You should definitely add this hairstyle to your list of things to do for the next time you have a special occasion.
4. FISHTAIL BRAID HALF UPDO
If you’re going to an event that is formal or needing a new method to style your daily hair, this beautiful half-updo of fishtails could be the ideal choice. It’s a given that to recreate it, you must be able to make an elegant fishtail braid. This braid is extremely easy to create. Once you’ve mastered the technique and you’ll be able to create a stunning hairstyle that you can wear every day. To make your braids appear more messy and thicker, gently pull the edges of the braids. It’s a simple trick, isn’t it?
5. HALF UPDO FOR SHORT HAIR
Whether you have medium, short, and long locks, you can wear half up hairstyle, or half down. The half-up braided crown is the ideal hairstyle to beat the summer heat, without sacrificing your fashion. This is so adorable and refreshing. Try it!
6. FRENCH + FISHTAIL BRAID HALF UPDO
Aren’t these the easiest and most beautiful casual half-updos you’ve ever seen? It starts as an inverted French braid (also called the Dutch braid) It then becomes the fishtail braid. This hairstyle can be completed in a matter of seconds. You will love it!
7. TOUSLED LOW PONYTAIL
Create stunning beach waves in your hair for an effortless, stunning hairstyle. Split a few sections of hair from the front, and twist them to the back. Make the shape of a ponytail that is low. The perfect hairstyle for any summer occasion.
8. SIDE SWEPT DUTCH BRAID + CURLS
If you’ve got long hair and are constantly searching for something new to make it look better we suggest this stunning half-updo braided with a beautiful braid. Curls and braids are our preferred combination. The look is formal but casual, as some hair is laid down.
9. BRAIDED TOP KNOT HALF UPDO
This beautiful style is a fresh variation on the half-up top knot hairstyle. Separate over the entire top and then keep it in place. After that, apply the spray with a texture to give your knot an additional boost. Make half-up, half down ponytail and secure it with the elastic band. Make an angular braid, then twist the braid to create an bun. You could also curl your hair to create more romantic looks.
10. MESSY AND TWISTED FISHTAIL BRAIDS
Make your fishtail braids reach an entirely new level by using this stunning style. It’s remarkably easy Two braids of fishtail with a twist and you’re finished! To achieve this hairstyle, braid two braids. Always, gently pull out the edges from the braid in order to create it larger and more dense. The braids should be twisted around to create the appearance of a “braided turn”. This hairstyle is simple to make and is perfect for both night and day.
11. FISHTAIL BRAID + POOF HALF UPDO
Here’s a second version of the well-known poof, also called bouffant. To create the perfect poof, just follow the steps listed under the picture number 2. One thing which makes the hairstyle more distinctive and unique is the braided fishtail hairband. Absolutely stunning!
12. BRAIDED HALF UP, HALF DOWN PONYTAIL
Increase your half-up, half down ponytail game by adding some French and fishtail braids. To cover hair elastics take a piece of hair, wrap your elastic around it, then secure it with a pin. Then, your gorgeous hairstyle is done!
13. WATERFALL BRAID + CURLS
If you’re looking for an incredible formal hairstyle that can make heads turn, choose an French braid with waterfalls and big curls. For those with short hair do not have to worry, as this hairstyle is great even for hair with shorter lengths! Hurrah!
14. FISHTAIL BRAID CROWN
While hairbands are an essential item for the season, why do you need one when you can just braid your hair, right? A perfect style that keeps hair from your face, while looking adorable. This hairstyle is a great option to wear anytime you like.
15. CURLS & TWIST HAIRSTYLE
Are you looking for a half-up hairstyle that’s simple but stylish? Try this hairstyle! You can curl your hair using an iron for curls. Create volume at the crown by gently teasing your hair. Choose a chunk of hair above your ear and turn it to the back. Attach it using bobby pins, and repeat on the opposite side. Hairstyles can also be created using hairbands.
16. FLOWER BRAIDS STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL
We’ve always thought that flower braids are incredibly complex until we came across this step-by step tutorial on Instagram. Thanks to this easy tutorial we were able recreate it in no time. Check it out for yourself!
17. WATERFALL TWIST HALF UPDO
This hairstyle is best suited to medium-length hair. Begin with curling the hair by using an iron that curls or flat iron or rollers for hair. Spray your hair with sea salt spray to get the perfect, unfinished appearance. The look can be completed with a twist that falls down. This hairstyle is suitable well for any occasion.
18. MESSY ROPE BRAID HALF UPDO
This easy style is great for the summer season as a casual style. Simply split two front portions of hair and then slowly twist the hair back. Then, twist them around each to create one loose , big twist. It’s really simple, isn’t it?
19. DOUBLE SIDE DUTCH BRAID
Bring more interest and dimension to your hairstyle using these stunning Dutch braids. With just a little effort and effort, you’ll create a beautiful hairstyle that makes you feel glamorous and comfortable while looking stylish. The blonde highlights will can make braids stand out more.
20. FISHTAIL SIDE SWEPT HALF UPDO
It’s one hairstyle which looks like you’ve spent hours pulling it all together. You’ll never be disappointed when you have a braided hairstyle isn’t it? Braids with fishtails make hairstyles more feminine and appealing.
21. CUTE & SIMPLE HALF UPDO
The hairstyle that we love makes our heart skip an entire beat. We love how simple the half-updo is but yet stunning. The hair clip made of rhinestones is a an elegant and romantic touch.
22. TWIST CROSSED CURLY HALF UPDO
With a little work, it is possible to recreate the elegant half-updo. It can be achieved with curly or straight hair. To do this you’ll require an teasing brush, a curling iron, hairspray and bobby pins.
23. POOF + WRAP AROUND BRAIDS
This hairstyle is ideal for formal occasions. It’s fascinating how a bit of tugging and a few braids could make a huge difference to your appearance. If you style it correctly it’s a must.