Say hello to your 3-minute party hairstyle

This chic half-up-do is easier than it looks.

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Max Abadian

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Max Abadian

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Out with the up-do, in with...A half-up-do

If you're scared of up-dos looking too formal, try a half-up-do. 

They're pretty, easy and definitely 'in'. They're also a great way to sport a favourite hairpin: use it to secure your half-up style and the vibe is more spirited, less girlie.

EXPERT TIP: Fine hair can look wispy in a half-up-do, so beef up the volume first, take less hair from the top and pick a smallish accessory to hold it in place. 

Two products you'll need to recreate the look:

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This story first appeared in the December 2015 issue of Red Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

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