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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Great for Medium Length Hair
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I have very straight medium length hair (a bit longer than shoulder length) and the Half Up works incredible well. Makes a nice tight bun with little to no effort. It works well with either half or all my hair.

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gmack66
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I do not have long hair so I could not try this sample. I did give it to my 13 year old daughter to try.

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Didn't Work for my thick hair
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Only a few strands of my thick hair can fit in this small size. If they made it in a bigger size, maybe it would work for people with thick hair.

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Tricky to get the hang of, but secure once you do
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This took me several tries to get the hang of... and I still haven't gone back to try it again. But once I got my hair up in the half bun, it felt surprisingly secure! I have shoulder length, thick hair and it seemed to work fine with my hair type.

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Not for me
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This didn't work at all with my hair. I also don't like the style that it produces.

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What a great "sample"! Thrilled to get this in my box!
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I was thrilled to get this in my birchbox this month! I have very long, fine hair so it definitely only works on doing a partial updo. That said, I showed it to a friend, also a birchbox subscriber who was very jealous of I received this in my box. She also has fine hair which is shoulder length, and she was able to use it as a full bun. I have an idea for using as a chignon. I plan on taking a section of hair from the bottom and making a small side bun. Then, I will braid the top part, wrap it around the bun and secure with a few bobby pins. If it works, I'll make a how-video and post! :)

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Good in concept...
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I tried doing a bun with this product but I have layers in my hair so pieces kept falling out. I probably would not try using it again.

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Sarahpotempa
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Love this bun! My hair is about 2 inches past my shoulder and is very fine, but I have a lot of it. Surprisingly, this works well with my hair. I twist it in and use a couple of bobby pins to secure it.

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Didn't work for me
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I was really excited when I got it, but ended up being disappointed. I have thick, smooth Asian hair and this did not work for me at all.

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Half up and new love
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I received my December box on the day of a Christmas Party. I had no clue what to do with my hair. I didn't even read instructions as I was in a hurry. Pulled hair into the product and made a bun to the side of my neck... quickest up do I have ever done, flawless, and so easy. I received many compliments!

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