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Galaxy Hair Is the Final Frontier of Dye Trends

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The latest hair trend is intergalactic. Cosmopolitan UK unearthed a hair trend that involves dyeing your hair colors inspired by the cosmos. Experimental trend chasers have been posting images on Instagram — where there's currently 12,970 posts tagged #galaxyhair — of their newly colored hair next to pictures of space, colorful stars, and planets — often resulting in bold purple, pink, and blueish-green locks.

Not only does the style necessitate a certain amount of confidence, but it will also require a pretty considerable time commitment. Hair stylist Kristi Coleman tells Buzzfeed that it took her around five and a half hours to give her coworker galaxy hair. "And the upkeep is very difficult," she says. "There's a lot involved with it. You have to really take care of it to make it last."

On the bright side, even if the colors do start to fade, it might just look like you were going for the similarly trendy hair style, opal hair.

Take a look at some examples of galaxy hair below.

Galactic Waves by. @jaymzcutshair #hotonbeauty

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