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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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Doesn't really work well with curly hair. Had to really shove my hair to get into it. Maybe if if straightened my hair first it would work better. I would have rather gotten a full one than a half one.

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What is this contraption?!
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The half-up is useless. It didn't work with my medium length, wavy hair. It grabbed a few strands and then the rest of my hair would fall out of it--didn't produce a bun.

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Wow!
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I admit, I was VERY skeptical about this product. VERY. I'm not exactly a pro when it comes to hair styles, so my first thought was that this would make me look like a hot mess. On the contrary, I was able to do a half-up style and a low bun with no problem! I think this will come in handy on both bad hair days and on days when I was to liven my hair style up. I plan on getting more as well!

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This is kind of terrible.
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I always try to put something positive in my reviews of products I didn't like, because not every product is for everyone and not every product is all bad. However, I think this product is just that -- all bad. Even in the pictures on the card that comes with the device it is clearly visible where the seam is. The color is terrible for blondes (on what planet is hair flesh-toned?!) and it is nearly impossible to use this without also using bobby pins. The idea is great, but the execution is the opposite. I kind of wish I could return this, because I wouldn't even want to give this to someone else.

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Not a fan at all
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I was super excited to see this product in my box this month. I have extremely long hair and am always looking for something new/easy to do with it.

Unfortunately, this was just not my product. My hair is pretty thick...and very long in length. (Blow my waist) I tried putting half my hair into the half-up, and managed to shove it in there after a few minutes. The device is cheaply made, and doesn't hold it's shape. I tried to make a bun, and the thing just kept hanging there, limply.

I've tried a couple of different things with it, but it just doesn't work for my hair type. I'll probably throw this thing away in the next few days.

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Did not get it to work for my hair type
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I was quite excited to get this. I have shoulder length fine hair. I do sock bun some time, although it turns out well but takes up time :( I tried using this but did not get it quite to work for my hair. I tried a lot and have to say traditional sock bun is much easier.

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Not for long hair
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This product would be great if I didn't have long and thick hair. By the time I slid it to the ends the front of my hair looked sloppy. I also had a difficult time getting my hair though the opening. Maybe it would be a good idea for child's hair.

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not working
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First of all, I don't find the half up hairdo to be flattering at all. I do however love buns. I used this product to try both hairstyles and it simply didn't work. The hair kept slipping out of the thing and my hair was so thick it didn't properly fit.

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Didn't work for me
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Sadly this did not work on my very thin hair. I've had this issue with similar products. And unfortunately it was the same issue with this one. I was not able to secure it or cover it.

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Interesting...
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I don't ever know how to feel about products like this that supposedly revolutionize the new way to put a bun in your hair, and this was no exception. I have waist length, thick, wavy hair and this product simply did not work for me.

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