And We Have Our First Out-There Hair Trend of 2016

Danger! Danger! High Voltage!

Getty Images

Oh, you thought rapid fire hair trends were a thing of 2015—no, no, they're just getting started.

Marking the first color-happy Instagram hair trend of 2016, glow-in-the-dark rainbow, AKA blacklight hair, is the dye job du jour. This, thanks in no small part to Star Wars franchise, which is inspiring out-of-this-word beauty at every turn. 

We dabbled into the high-octane look with neon streaks back around Halloween, so we can personally attest to its double-tap-beckoning powers.

According to Mashable, it's Manic Panic's High Voltage Classic Cream Formula Hair Color, which comes in eye-popping shades like Hot Hot Pink and Electric Lizard that's behind the madness. 

If you're going to give it a go at home, besides making sure you've got rave-worthy blacklight, you should also condition the bejesus out of your strands before it meets these Lite-Brite pigments. 

View this post on Instagram

Messy glowing bun

A post shared by 🌙Misty Moon Graves🌙 (@mistymoongraves) on

View this post on Instagram

Lightsaber hair

A post shared by 🌙Misty Moon Graves🌙 (@mistymoongraves) on

Follow Marie Claire on Instagram for the latest celeb news, pretty pics, funny stuff, and an insider POV.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From Beauty