It’s been years since I’ve worn my hair half-up. My go-to coiffure in class, it by some means glided by the wayside throughout adolescence, by no means to return once more. And whereas the basic look has by no means actually gone away, I definitely have not seen it on different individuals practically as a lot as ponytails and free, absolutely down types. It’s like we forgot the joyful medium that’s half-up hair. But typically, all it takes is one little second — or one humongous celebrity — to remind us of one in every of our favourite, underrated, universally flattering magnificence appears to be like.
On Monday, August 23, Jennifer Lopez posted just a few pictures to her grid through which — brace for a shock — she appears to be like completely attractive. She’s sporting glowy, impartial make-up with shiny, nude lips and highlighted cheeks, a chic wine-colored manicure, and the cutest highlighter-yellow, ribbed knit gown. What actually pulls the look collectively, nevertheless, is Lopez’s coiffure.
Her lengthy, honey-highlighted, straight but full hair is generally down, with simply the very tippy-top layer — beginning effectively above her temples — pulled again sleekly, although not too tightly. The slender ponytail sits neither excessive nor low, including a little bit of horizontal fullness when considered from the aspect.
As is so usually the case, Chris Appleton could be credited with the model, which he says has a “Glam Barbie vibe.” But a half-up appear to be this works for far more than a flowery getup. I’m already planning to put on it for a low-key date and a Zoom assembly.
Want extra JLo half-up inspo? Although she would not often put on her hair like this, she did recreate her well-known “Love Don’t Cost a Thing” half-up coiffure earlier this 12 months, proving how versatile it’s — and the way it actually ought to change into an enormous pattern once more.