SARAHPOTEMPA 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.

SARAHPOTEMPA The Half Up
2.7 out of 5 stars, based on 4,061 Reviews 4,061 Reviews
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I'd never heard of anything like this before, but it was super easy to use and doesn't pinch, which is amazing. I put it in with damp hair, so I'm hoping it does a nice, comfortable job of providing some curling action while it dries. Cool product!

(I only put that I wouldn't purchase this because I believe this is the full-sized version. I don't believe I'd need more than one of these at any given time...)

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Laughed When I Saw It
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I get the concept, but this product wasn't for me. My hair is thin and layered, so the product showed through when I tried to use it. It looked ridiculous in my hair. I see it working for others, but I would never buy it.

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Great for thick, long hair
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I have thin hair, just above my shoulders, and I couldn't get this product to work for me without seeing the foam through the bun. It just didn't work for me at all. I gave it to a friend with thicker and longer hair, just past her shoulders, and she loves it. Its easy to use, makes a cute bun, and stays put for hours. The only thing she didn't like was that you have to do a have up bun or a bun at the nape of your neck, its not very easy to put a full bun anywhere higher.

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Doesn't work
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The product did not work for my hair. It was too weak to hold my hair up. Even when I tried to use bobby pins, I failed miserably.

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Jillian
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I have fine, medium length hair and this product did not work well at all. I'm not new to doing things with my hair and I found this product clumsy to use. It may have turned out differently if my layers were cut longer or if my overall hair length was longer, but this is a definite no-go for me. I'm pretty disappointed with the product.

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Works well with thin-ish hair
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I have long hair, but it is somewhat thin. I was able to use this product for a low bun, and it stayed in all day, even with a walk on the (windy) Central CA beach. I will use it again for sure, but probably not for a "half-up". I am 42, and I felt like that would be better suited for my 12-yo daughter.

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lnstacy2
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I had never tried anything like this before. I'm pretty new to doing anything different to my hair but I LOVED it! It was relatively easy to use and since my hair is very fine, I was able to roll all my hair into a low bun.

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Nope
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At this point, if you can't manage to create your own bun without added help/tools... I don't know. I'm worried for you. What I can say is that this will not help. I thought it was hard to maneuver and I was scared I would just bend it in half. I also wasn't a fan of the finished style. If you need something sleek and polished, I would buy this. Otherwise... ehh.

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OK
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I like the idea of this hair accessory but I found it difficult to make the hairstyle feel secure. I have very long hair so maybe that was part of the problem or maybe I will get better with practice but I felt like it could fall out at any moment.

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Not for me...
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This product was not for me! I have thick hair and it didn't work well.

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