Styling hair without turning to an updo can take a little extra imagination, but it's so worth it for the drama all that length and volume can create.

This half-up half-down look from the folks at Kevin Murphy Hair is the perfect style for a cosy winter evening catching up with friends – we can picture the fireside selfies now.

Get the look here with a step-by-step guide:

What you'll need:

Wide-toothed comb
Back-combing brush
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