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Half up / Half down: 3 ways to get the best of both worlds

You love your hair up, but then again you also love it down. Here are some solutions to the dilemma – three contemporary ways of styling the ideal half-up/half-down look.

Sweet and slicked back


A modern interpretation of the classic half-up ponytail, this look instead uses the on-trend wet look style to pull hair back and up, away from the face. We recommend a nut-sized amount of the strong hold Aqua Gloss gel by Tecni.ART, combed across the sides and over the top, leaving the lengths to flow naturally. To prevent the slightest flyaway, you could also wear a thin hair band to channel your true inner ballerina.


Boxer braid inspiration

Easily one of this season's most popular looks, boxer braids show their versatility in this half-up look. The braids add texture and intrigue to the overall look, while the lengths tumbling over the shoulder are the perfect way to show off beautiful sun-kissed blond locks. The best of both worlds! To keep control of any frizz on a warm day, we recommend applying the best-selling Liss Control Cream by Tecni.ART to towel-dried hair before blow-drying.

Space buns

Yet another of this season's must-try trends also exists in a half-up/half-down version...space buns (or double buns). You rocked them in the summer, but now they're all grown up and the go-to look this fall. Space buns give instant glamorous height to the silhouette, while remaining cute and playful – a contemporary nod to the '90s hairstyle trend (thank you, Gwen Stefani!) As for the lengths, they are left natural and free-spirited, perhaps with a quick spritz of the Natural Finish hairspray for invisible, lightweight hold, so that you can get on and enjoy the music!

How will you be styling your half-up/half-down hair this season?

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