Pretty Half Up Half Down Hairstyle for the Summer

Victoria loves wearing her hair half up half down. It’s her favorite way to go and I’m always trying to think of cute ways to create half-up hairstyles for her. This is a pretty half up half down hairstyle for the summer that is easy to do and comes out looking so stinking cute!

Pretty Half Up Half Down Hairstyle for the Summer

Pretty Half Up Half Down Hairstyle for the Summer

I created this one for the 4th of July on my Victoria, but this can be done ALL year long and any color ribbons can be used. I’m thinking of doing this again for our family pool club day – we’re always team blue, so I figured I’d just use blue ribbons and recreate them. Or – don’t even use any ribbon at all!

But this is an easy one and the only requirement is that you should know how to braid hair. This is a must for this particular hairstyle, but it really does look pretty with them… so give this one a chance, even if you’re not the best hair braider in the world.

cute half up hairstyle for summer

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Simple, right? I just love how this looks and it’s also great for school, too! Easy picture-day hairstyle. Let me know how this one goes and if you try it, share it with us on social media! We’re at @AudreyMcClellan on Instagram.

Favorite Hair Products To Use

When it comes to hairstyles for kids, I feel like I could write a book! 🙂 We do hairstyles together almost every single day.

1. I know that it’s not always easy to have Victoria sit still, but a book, a device, or just talking time helps. Sometimes we play a game and that will help keep her still (although if you know my girl, she doesn’t like to sit still!).

2. I love using a leave-in conditioner spray on Victoria’s hair before I start. I just like to make sure there aren’t any tangles before we get going.

Aussie Hair Insurance Leave-in Spray

3. I love using hair oil, too on Victoria. It makes her hair nice and shiny and smooth to work with. I feel like this has been a huge game-changer for her when it comes to flyaways and keeping it healthy.

Sol De Janeiro's Nourishing Oil

4. I love using hair elastics that don’t damage the hair.

I will continue to recommend the products we use and love because I think it’s important to share what people use that works.

Check out these hairstyles to try, too:

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About Audrey

Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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