The half up, half down style is versatile enough for any type of ocassion; from the red carpet to everyday life activities.
Not matter your hair length or texture, this style can work for you. The pulled back top half opens up your face for all to see your glorious glow or beautiful beat, and the loose hair on the bottom adds definition.
If you can’t decide between an updo or down do, get inspired by these celebrity looks that teeter the line.
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Susan Kelechi Watson
With a slightly messy topknot, Susan pulls off this style with full waves on the bottom.
With the shaved sides and jumbo braids, Keke’s look is giving us some eccentric vibes on the carpet.
Cindy’s slick sides add edge to this classic style.
We can always count on the actress-singer for hairspiration, and this half pompadour is giving us life.
A high pony and tousled tresses makes this a fun style to try.
Monique makes this look super fun with a high bun and her loose tresses styled to the side.
This teased updo brings much-needed volume to your standard red carpet.
The fishtail braiding detail on the top half of this style is what make Kat’s do a stunner.
Yara’s natural texture flourishes in this simple and pretty do.
The middle part and slicked down edges add a chic flair to this casual style.
Disney star and budding fashionista Skai Jackson has something in common with Dej Loaf— they share the same birthday! The Aries actress is only turning 15, which makes her the youngest star on this list.
Estelle’s messy bun and twists are cute and casual.
With a twisted top-knot, Ava’s takes her long locs to the next level.
We love Zoe’s platinum hair and the simple, laidback “halfie” she’s sporting.
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Tameka “Tiny” Cottle
Tiny’s faux locs are given even more personality by being swept in a topknot that also creates a faux-bang.
Nia’s gorgeous body waves are given a bit of chic-glam with a simple and sleek bun up top.
At last year’s Video Music Awards, the pregnant powerhouse performer kept it simple in a half-up style with twists on each side.
Last year, the R&B songtress hit the staple center in a curly girl approved do.
What better way to hit the awards season scene than in a flowing half up, half down do? Simple and chic!