Hair Icicles Are the Less-Messy Alternative to All Those Other Hair Trends

Frost yourself.

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In 2010, Beyoncé hit the Grammys sporting a whole new kind of bling: glitter-coated highlights. Her hairstylist created the look by weaving Bella Via Hair Glitz tinsel into her strands.

Beyonce with hair icicles

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Now, six years later, us mere mortals can finally experience the the 'do-enhancing powers of these metallic ribbon streaks. Inspired by the rapid-fire hair adornments trend of late (particularly gold leaf hair), RPZL Salon is now offering its very own "hair icicles" made of 100 percent Remy virgin hair at $25 a weft.

Hair icicles

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Less maintenance than glitter roots and reminiscent of the shimmer-obsessed '90s, hair icicles are the perfect touch for when things are feeling a liiiittle drab in the winter. Try 'em with super-sleek strands for a more polished look like Queen Bey or with messy, lived-in texture for rock 'n' roll vibes.

Hair icicles

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And if you want to hack the look at home, look no further than Bling String—hologram hair extensions you can buy by the roll for a wallet-friendly $10. 

Hair icicles

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Lauren Valenti
Lauren Valenti

I’m the associate web editor at Marie Claire. I love to while away the hours at coffee shops, hunt for vintage clothes, and bask in the rough-and-tumble beauty of NYC. I firmly believe that solitude can be a luxury if you’ve got the right soundtrack—that being the Rolling Stones, of course.