Your hair is part of your identity and if you have long hair you are probably proud of the luscious locks you have spent time growing. Half up hairstyles are the perfect way to show off your long hair but also create a hairstyle that is formal enough for an evening party, proms, dates, etc. Here are some easy evening half-up hairstyles that will show off your great hair but dress up a casual down do.
Loose Half Up Do with an Accessory
These half up do’s are all about simplicity but they can easily be dressed up with the right embellishment. This half up half down hairstyle has a deep side part that is kept in place with a dazzling hair accessory. This look will keep your hair off your face and it will looks great with straight, wavy, or curly texture.
Messy Half Up Do for Long Hair
This look is simple and soft. A messy swept back half up do is a great way to show off your jewellery and long hair. This hairstyle is perfect for a strapless or asymmetrical dress or blouse.
Pinned Back with Wavy Hair
If you want to wear curly or wavy hair but want to keep your long hair tamed and off your face for the evening events than simply part your hair off-center and pin back the sides of your hair.
Simple Pulled Back Half Up Hairstyle
Half up half down hairstyles are tremendously versatile such as this style worn by Claire Danes. You can wear your long hair in any texture that you like but we really love that Claire simply added a subtle wavy texture throughout her tresses. The pulled back top layers show off her jewelry, flawless makeup, and emphasizes her facial features.
Half Up Braided Crown
Braids are ultra trendy for evening events. This crown braid is surprisingly easy to duplicate. You simply part your hair down the middle, and braid a 2-4 inch braid on each side, wrap and pin. This look is slightly tousled, super romantic, and tres chic.