The Sparkling Hair Trend of 2015

Dec 7, 2015 by Sarah (Day Styles)

This winter has brought many different fashion trends (as it does every year) but this year has especially been popular when it comes to sparkles and glitter. The most recent hair trend includes just that – glitter roots. Women are now coloring their hair bright and pastel colors, and when their hair starts to grow, they are using glitter to camouflage their roots. This is the perfect solution for those who are feeling too lazy to get their color touched up at the salon.

All you need is some leftover glitter (or new glitter if you wish!) and some homemade hair pomade (a mixture of beeswax and different oils/butters) or hair gel. Part your hair wherever you normally do, apply the pomade or the gel to your hair (only up to an inch from your roots) and use a sturdy brush to help apply the glitter carefully. You want to use large-sized glitter as well, as small glitter particles are hard on your scalp. Use your fingers to put extra glitter in areas that may be sparse or you can add larger decorative stars or hearts for a little extra pizzazz!

Feel free to get creative with the glitter or match it to your outfit! This may not be something you should be doing every single day, but it's a super fun way to get creative for the holidays. Be warned, though, the cleanup is a bit messy. You'll definitely want to wash your hair before bed, and it may take 3-4 shampoos to get all of the glitter out of your hair.

This trend started at parties and special occasions, but thanks to celebrities such as Miley Cyrus and Lucy Hale this hair trend has become mainstream for a lot of people. It's become a major fad for women (and some men too believe it or not) on Instagram and Facebook. It's one of those things that takes time to master, and everyone's preference is different. Silver glitter on platinum blonde hair is so chic and eye-catching while brunettes who opt for pink glitter will probably have more of a "rocker chick" vibe to them! Test out different glitter and different width options on your roots and see what you like best.

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