the Pull Thru Half Up

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I’m about a year late on the pull-thru trend, but now that my hair is long enough to really play around with, I’ve been enjoying trying out new “faux” braiding styles! Did you catch this pretty ponytail from a few weeks ago? Anyway, it looks complicated, but it’s just the same few steps repeated over and over until you reach the ends! This would be a great hairstyle for traveling or skiing, or doing anything active in which you don’t want to worry about your hair! It likely won’t move a bit with all the elastics!

You will need quite a few elastics for this hairstyle, so go ahead and get some here!


Show me your versions if your triceps aren’t too sore to take a selfie! Use #smallthingshair on Instagram so I can see it!

More? Check out this crisscross braided pony here and this triple braid here!

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Comments (14)

  1. Posted January 4, 2017

    love it ! so cute and lovely !

    http://www.clairetalksbeauty.com

  2. Lauren says
    Posted January 4, 2017

    I am so trying this later! I love this style!!

    By Lauren M

  3. Sofia says
    Posted January 4, 2017

    I love this twist on a classic! It came out awesome!

    xo, Sofia
    http://www.thecozie.co

  4. Ashley Schaffner Fletcher says
    Posted January 4, 2017

    Really pretty, Kate! I love it. Just added ‘clear elastics’ to my shopping list – can’t wait to try.

  5. Zoi says
    Posted January 4, 2017

    Lovely hairdo!

  6. Posted January 4, 2017

    That hair style is so cute. And it looks so easy to do… I love it.
    xojohnnielynn

    http://www.xojohnnielynn.com

  7. Angela Jane Lomax says
    Posted January 5, 2017

    My right arm is really weak. I have MS even brushing combing is too hard. I did an Elsa look with my granaughtier. Quitell nice. But trying to do above my head. Impossible. Love this will watch and give my husband some pointers…… no website.

  8. Maria says
    Posted January 5, 2017

    looks beautiful on you, Kate!

  9. Jennifer says
    Posted January 6, 2017

    That lipstick is GORGEOUS on you!! What’s the color???

  10. Elisa says
    Posted January 6, 2017

    This is quite lovely! My hair is fine and thin, and even with a bunch of texture spray, doing the braid leaves too little hair down to actually allow it to be a half up style. So I did the pull through braid and then finished with a messy bun! Super cute! Can’t wait for summer to try and finish it off with a fishtail or regular 3 strand braid!

  11. Rachelle Renee says
    Posted January 7, 2017

    I never thought about doing this as a half up look! I have tried several times doing the pull through with all of my hair and it was a little challenging with my thin hair, but this will probably work much better!

  12. Posted January 7, 2017

    Lovee your hair and this style ❤️❤️

    SASKIA CILIBERTO

  13. Mel says
    Posted January 7, 2017

    Soooooo pretty and perfect for everyday! Love it!!!

    Mel | http://www.thegossipdarling.com

  14. Natalie says
    Posted January 8, 2017

    Oh this looks so pretty!