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™
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Not for my hair

I've not had any real luck getting my hair to anything but fall out. The directions are just pictures or diagrams with no words. Perhaps a lot of people can just figure things out by looking at pictures, but I need more explict intstructions. I am assuming I need to use bobby pins or something to help hold the hair in place, but no where does it indicate that this is indeed necessary.

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Small buns, thin hair

This product is good for small half buns, and for those with thin hair. I have tried to make a full bun and it was not sturdy enough to support.

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WAY easier than other tools i've used

i've used a sock-bun and another donut-type styling tool before, and this is the easiest of them all. doesn't really work on shorter hair, but i suppose none of them would. definitely recommend!

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Not for me

I didn't have good luck with this. I have fine thin layered hair and I couldn't get it to work right.

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great for thinner hair full up-dos

For thinner hair, this works fine as a full up do but you run into the problem not being able to close the bun without the bottom looking a little uneven. All in all its been great to use, but you still almost always need bobby pins to secure it.

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Ugh.... Not worth it.

This was not a great product for me. I have thin shoulder length true tone copper hair. I receive the brown sample and with my hair being so thin it looked silly since I don't have enought to wrap around the tool.

That being said - I gave to my sister with dark thick mid back hair and it was too small to hold all of her hair - so it was a fail on both of our hairtypes.

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Works well

I received this in my birchbox and I'm glad I did because I would have never otherwise thought to try it. It was easy to use and created a really nice bun. I have thick hair that falls below my shoulders and it was way to much for this size. At best I could get half of my hair in it. All the real testing had to be done on a friend with finer hair. Even though her hair is is equally as long it all fit in and went right up into a nice bun. She was more then happy get the Half-Up since there was no point in me keeping it. Since I have a job where I generally end up throwing my hair back I will definitely consider buying one if they offer a larger size.

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Love it!

This was very easy to use, and turned out a great bun. I did have to use a couple of bobby pins to hold the bottom in, but it was a lot of hair to get into this smaller version.

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Holds well.

Great item to have in your hair care kit! Unfortunately my hair is quite long so it doesn't hold all of it, but it does work well on a half up do.

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Terrible

I have relatively long hair, past my shoulders, and this product couldn't hold them at all. Definitely a "no" for me.

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