Half-up Hairstyle Perfect for Summer

3 Materials
5 Minutes

Here, I’m going to show you a super cute half-up braided hairstyle that is perfect for summer.

I’m going to be styling this look on a model head. It’s so easy to do. Let’s jump on in!

Tools and materials:

  • Slide-on clips
  • Hair elastic
  • Hairbrush 

1. Create first braid

First, part your hair down the center, then take a small section of hair next to the center parting and braid it.

Pinning braid

2. Pin braid down

Bring the braid to the back of your head, as shown, and secure it in place with a decorative slide-on clip.


3. Braid second section

Proceed to braid the second section of your hair on the other side of your parting.

Pinning braid down

4. Pin braid down

Pin the braid back just as you did the first one.

Tying half ponytail

5. Tie half ponytail

Brush your hair back and tie it into a half ponytail.

Half-up hairstyle perfect for summer

Half-up hairstyle perfect for summer

Here is the finished look. I love the two braids running parallel to one another that are secured with two gorgeous flower hair clips.

If you’re looking for a stylish half-up half-down hairstyle for the summer, I hope you’ll give this look a try.

For more hair inspiration, check out How to Braid a Scarf Into Your Hair.

Next, check out my post on  How to Use a Banana Clip to Get the Look of a Bun.

And don't forget to follow me on TikTok for even more awesome content and hair ideas:   @irinafarfallina

Suggested materials:
  • Slide-on clips
  • Hair elastic
  • Hairbrush

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  • Delia noles Delia noles on Aug 14, 2023

    Don't know if you've tried this one - part hair as if going to di a half up half down style. Secure bottom half then French braid the top half all the way and secure with elastic. Now, bend forward and French braid the bottom half starting at the base of your neck and work the French braid to meet the top braid. Then carefully pull the two braids together and secure with an elastic. Here's where you have options - once the re braids meet and are secure 1. you can loosen the braids so you have a ponytail 2. Leave the two parts braided and just let then hang 3. Make a bun 4. Brush out the two pieces then make multiple thin braids each secured witheir own tiny elastic, etc. Amway for a keener eye they will see that you've actually got two french braids going in opposite directions. Hair spray it and it will stay very neat and tidy. Seems time consuming but it really isn't. I