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The Beachwaver Co. The Half Up

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.

The Beachwaver Co. The Half Up
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So this came in my Birchbox. And I received it in brown which is the color of my hair, so that was a plus already! I put ALL my hair and used this to make a low bun. Works. Perfectly. I have very fine, thin hair that reaches just past my shoulder blades. This is a little more stylish than using *cough* a scunchi like I usually do to put my hair up. Yes, Im a child of the 80's and haven't managed to get away from my love of scunchis but this Half Up thing might do the trick :)

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For thin hair
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It is a 'half up', so it is for thin hair or really just half hair up. I use these type on accessories and find this one easy to use.

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Not for layered hair.
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This just doesn't work if you have layers. Period. I'm not interested in a half-up, and I have fine enough hair for it all to fit through the hole, but it just looked sloppy. It did have staying power though -- that's more than I can say for most accessories I try in my hair!

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Would Not Recommend
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I was excited at first when I received this product in my box but I was quickly disappointed when I realized it could only hold half my hair. I was hoping it would work for a top bun or low bun, but it doesn't fit all my hair and I'm not into the half up style.

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easy to use
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I really like this.. i was unsure at first but i tried it.... it did take some practice but after that it was simple.. its an easy product for an out the door kinda style..

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Completely ineffective
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I was pleased to receive this as a sample, but was sorely disappointed in it. It did not work at all. My hair is almost all one length, but nonetheless much of it fell out of the tool so it was impossible to use it to bind my hair into a half bun. Pleased to not have spent real money on it.

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Good idea but not that useful
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My hair is layered so it is difficult to keep my hair looking neat with my hair up. I like the idea of not having to use pins to keep hair in place but it wasn't effective for my hair type.

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Really clever, but not functional for my super fine hair
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I think this would be really great for someone with thicker hair than me. My hair is baby fine, so it didnt work, which is what I expected. I will pass it on to a friend. I think it is a great concept though.

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Interesting
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I was very skeptical when I opened this product. It seemed a little cheap looking. It took me a few tries but I figured out how to get my hair in a bun with this thing. The directions were very simple and straight-forward; I think my hair just didn't want to cooperate. Whenever I put my hair up, I'll be using this little tool. It does keep things in nicely if you get it up there correctly.

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Fun but difficult to use
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I recieved this in my February birchbox and was excited because I wanted to try this type of product. It is a little difficult to use. The slit in the middle works with my fine hair but it would be difficult if you have thick hair.

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