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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Fun but unecessary
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This seemed like a neat idea but I don't really struggle to make a bun on my own so I don't know that it is really necessary. I have very thick hair so I could only put a small portion of my hair in the device. I also have layers which added an extra challenge. I ended up pulling a portion of my hair back with a ponytail and then sliding the pony through the middle before wrapping. When I tried this without the pony first, my hair just fell out of the thing completely. I never achieved a full perfect bun but I liked the look of the 3/4 bun it created. it was a nice change but nothing I would seek out.

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Updo in 10 minutes or less

I've used this product to do my own hair for 2 weddings now and I absolutely love it. I have short hair and I used this to tie my hair back in a bun at the base of my neck. It was super easy to use and didn't move all night!
I bought a few little hair accessories (flowers) to add to the bun and hide the little part of this product that was showing, and it was fabulous. No more paying a stylist for an updo and no more pulling out 100 bobby pins at the end of the night!

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Difficult to use
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Hard to put your hair up with this. Doesn't hold as well as you would hope.

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Mehhhh
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Cool concept, just didn't work with my long, fine hair. Tried to make it work a few times, but it just wasn't happening.

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Didn't work
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My hair is too soft for this product. I tried it, but it just fell out and didn't hold at all.

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The Half-Up
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I did not use this product because my hair is too short for it to work effectively. I half-heartedly tried to put it in my daughter's hair and I couldn't get her hair in the slot, but i didn't try too hard. The idea of a bun seems so old fashioned to me.

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Maybe I'm just incompetent, but I couldn't get this to work.
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I have thick hair and a long bob and that may have been the problem, but I couldn't get the half-up to work with my hair. I followed the instructions, but my hair was too thick for the slot and possibly too short (?) to cover the whole piece once it was rolled into a bun.

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Worthless
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This product did not work at all for me. It was flimsy & ugly. I absolutely hated it! Worst sample ever!!

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Simple. but not sturdy
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This hair tool was SUPER easy to use, only took me one try to get it in. It worked well, but came loose after about an hour, and I had to keep redoing it thoughrout the evening. I liked the idea and the simplicity, but it needs to be a bit stronger to hold my hair up in the bun.

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Not for thick hair
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I have thick hair and this thing would not hold even half of it. Definitely nothing I can use; but I will be giving it to my sister in law who has fine hair and I'm sure she can use it.

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