Don't call it a comeback--the Half 'n' Half hairstyle truly has been around for years! But lately, celebs have been putting their own spin on the half-up/half-down 'do, making it seem fresh again. Check out our favorite examples.
Alicia Keys sweeps the top half of her natural ringlets up in a bun, allowing a few face-framing tendrils to escape. Effortless!
Garcelle Beauvais adds large gold hoops to her half-up/half-down ’do for a chic, gypsy-ish look.
To rock Kelly Rowland’s chic style, curl large pieces of hair around a one inch barrel iron, shake out with fingers, and pull back the top half.
Thandie Newton’s exaggerated bouffant adds an extra layer of drama to her style.
Cassie’s adds height at the crown and grown-out, swooping bangs to give her style a deliberately mussed sexiness.
To jazz up a casual half ‘n’ half hairstyle like Beyonce’s, add sparkly earrings and a bold statement necklace.
Joy Bryant juxtaposes sequins with her easy, simple chic hairstyle — perfection!!
Zoe Saldana puts a sassy spin on her casual ’do by adding major height at the crown.
Lala Vasquez only gathers the very top section of her hair back in a clip, and leaves the rest loose and wavy.
The Best Part
Jessica White adds a center part to her half-up/half-down ’do, giving it an extra sleekness.
Ciara puts an updated twist on the Half ‘n’ Half by twisting the top section into a modified pompadour.
Chanel Iman goes for a boho chic moment by adding a metallic braided headband to her half ’n half ’do.
Shaun Robinson combines glossy, tousled waves with windswept bangs for a romantic half-up/half-down look.
To score Kerry Washington’s versatile style, sweep back the top half of your hair into a loose bun, leaving out side-swept bangs.
Do the Twist
Keke Palmer’s style is so cute! To do, simply twist back the section of hair above each ear, and secure at the back of the head with bobby pins.
At a recent performance, Jordin Sparks sexed up her straight strands by backcombing the top section, sweeping it back on the sides, and then securing with an elastic.
Aisha Tyler pins back the top half of her hair for a super-casual-but-fierce daytime look.
Garcelle Beauvais pairs pin-straight, flatironed locks with volume at the crown for a sexy, nighttime look.