21 Half Up, Half Down Hairstyles To Covet When You Can't Make Up Your Mind

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And they're A-lister approved! 

Samantha Callender Mar, 16, 2017

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. 

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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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1 of 21 Earl Gibson III

2 of 21 David Livingston

With a slightly messy topknot, Susan pulls off this style with full waves on the bottom.

3 of 21 Jason Kempin

With the shaved sides and jumbo braids, Keke’s look is giving us some eccentric vibes on the carpet.

4 of 21 Dominique Charriau

Cindy’s slick sides add edge to this classic style.

5 of 21 Michael Kovac

We can always count on the actress-singer for hairspiration, and this half pompadour is giving us life.

6 of 21 Emma McIntyre

A high pony and tousled tresses makes this a fun style to try.

7 of 21 David Livingston

Monique makes this look super fun with a high bun and her loose tresses styled to the side.

8 of 21 Tristar Media

This teased updo brings much-needed volume to your standard red carpet.

9 of 21 Steve Granitz

The fishtail braiding detail on the top half of this style is what make Kat’s do a stunner.

10 of 21 JB Lacroix

Yara’s natural texture flourishes in this simple and pretty do.

11 of 21 Michael Kovac

The middle part and slicked down edges add a chic flair to this casual style.

12 of 21 JB Lacroix

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.

13 of 21 Erika Goldring

Estelle’s messy bun and twists are cute and casual.

14 of 21 Jeffrey Mayer

With a twisted top-knot, Ava’s takes her long locs to the next level.

15 of 21 Pascal Le Segretain

We love Zoe’s platinum hair and the simple, laidback "halfie" she’s sporting.

16 of 21 Getty Images

Tiny’s faux locs are given even more personality by being swept in a topknot that also creates a faux-bang.

17 of 21 Sylvain Gaboury

18 of 21 JB Lacroix

Nia’s gorgeous body waves are given a bit of chic-glam with a simple and sleek bun up top.

19 of 21 Jeff Kravitz

At last year's Video Music Awards, the pregnant powerhouse performer kept it simple in a half-up style with twists on each side.

20 of 21 Leon Bennett

Last year, the R&B songtress hit the staple center in a curly girl approved do.

21 of 21 Emma McIntyre

What better way to hit the awards season scene than in a flowing half up, half down do? Simple and chic!