Hair up or hair down? Why not go for something in between? Yes, I’m talking about half up-half down hairstyles. You can sport a half up-half down hairstyles for any occasion – a wedding, a meeting, or a crazy dance night at a club. Besides, if you have fine hair that gets greasy easily, a half and half hairdo will be your saving grace. These hairstyles are super easy to do, and you can make them messy, chic, intricate, or elegant according to your taste. Let’s check out the best half up-half down hairdos trending right now. I’m sure you’ll be flaunting one before you even reach the end of this list! 1. OTT Half Knot Brush your hair back so that it falls behind your shoulders. Divide your hair into two sections: top and bottom. Clip off the bottom section of hair. With the help of a rat tail comb, section off an inch of hair from the front, from ear to ear. This hair will act as the bangs for this hairdo. Tease the rest of the hair in the top section. Smoothen down the top of the teased hair with a comb. Gather and hold this hair below the crown, twist it twice, lift it up, and pin it in place to create a bouffant. Part the hair used for the bangs in the middle and curl it to frame your face. Curl the rest of your hair as well. Pull Through Half Updo Shutterstock I know you’re thinking this hairstyle looks complicated, but it really is not. It’s simple, and once you get the hang of it, I’m sure you’ll love it! How To Do Section off hair from the center to form a center half ponytail and secure it at the crown of your head using an elastic band. On one side of the half ponytail, gather some hair and weave it in a French braid, keeping it parallel to the ponytail, until you reach the crown. Once you reach the crown, weave it a regular braid the rest of the way down. Repeat the same on the other side as well. Gather some hair from both sides and tie it into another half ponytail a little below the first half ponytail. Part the first ponytail in half, and pass the braids and second half ponytail through it at the center. Tie the first half ponytail with another elastic band under the braids and the second half ponytail. Repeat the same with the second half ponytail as you did with the first one. Continue this until you reach the end. Pancake the half ‘do to make it look elegant. Those were my picks for the best half up-half down hairstyles. What twists would you add to these hairdos to make them look even better? I always try to add a few random thin braids to my half knot to jazz it up. Oh, and most importantly: never forget hairspray! It’ll keep your hairdos intact throughout the day. Tell us about your favorite half updos in the comments section below.