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SARAHPOTEMPA The HALF UP™ - Black SARAHPOTEMPA The HALF UP™ - Blonde SARAHPOTEMPA The HALF UP™ - Brunette

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  • 2.6 out of 5 stars, based on 3,972 reviews 3,972 Reviews Write a Review
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Birchbox Breakdown

Buh-bye sock bun. The style to rock right now is the romantic and effortless half-up, half-down. For a look reminiscent of Claire Danes circa Romeo + Juliet, rely on SARAHPOTEMPA's The Half Up;. Like its big sis The WRAP UP™, this nifty tool helps you fake a fuller mane and secures your bun without the help of bobby pins.

How it Works

Made of strong and cushy foam, The Half Up secures your updo sans bobby pins and comes in three hair color-matching options: Black, Brunette, and Blonde.

How to Use

Pull your hair into a half-ponytail and slide the tip of pony through the opening of The Half Up. Next, roll it up to the base of the ponytail, fold the flexible ends into a round bun, and voilá—an instantly chic ’do.

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Fabulous for really thin hair too!
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I already own the full-size WRAP UP and it works great with my full, long hair. I tried this little marvel for a half bun and it worked like a charm also. Definitely still needed bobby pins to hold in those loose strands due to my layered cut but it saves time and you can rock a nice, tight & polished bun or a fun, flirty & messy bun if you loosen it up.

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The Half Up
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This did not work for my hair. I have very fine hair and this just wasn't for me. The product will probably work for people with more hair!

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not for me
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This product did not work in my hair. I have long, medium thickness hair. I also have layers in my hair which made it impossible to get this tool to work.

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Neat concept
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This was a neat tool. Not sure that I have totally gotten the hang of how to use it yet but I definitely will use it.

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Maybe it's just me...
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but I couldn't get the hang of this thing. I have shoulder length, straight, fine hair - but a goodly amount of it. I had too much hair to use it as a bun for all of my hair, but when I tried to use it on just part of my hair, I couldn't get it secure without the device showing.

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Works well
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I generally don't like these types of products but this wraps up and holds pretty secure! I actually really enjoy the look it gives

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Not for me
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I tried over and over again to get this to work in my hair, but it just didn't. I don't know if it is because of the layers, or if my hair is too thin, but even just putting half up my hair didn't cover it like it should and it looked messy. It was also very tight on my head. I loved being able to try it out, but this product is just not for me.

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works for fine hair
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I actually use this product for a sockbun tool for all of my hair. I have long hair, but it is rather fine. Thus, the tool actually works with all of my hair for up dos - I've used it for a wedding and a few other outdoor events when my hair will go frizzy within an hour of being outside. Only complaint is that I can feel the metal within the product bending out of shape after a few uses. For now, however, I enjoy this product and would purchase again!

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Not Great for Layered Hair
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The product was okay, but it doesn't work very well with my layered hairstyle. It was very difficult to keep all of the hair I was trying to put up in the right place.

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Very Easy to Use!
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The half up was so easy to use! I was able to get my long hair into a bun within a minute and it looked great!

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