7 Photos That Will Convince You to Try Confetti Hair This NYE

It's the ultimate festive hair hack.

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Sequins and confetti are to New Year's Eve what tinsel and lights are to Christmas. They're practically a given. Here's the thing though—the past few years I've found myself in a sequin-dress-clad rut. I want to be festive, but not at the price of being hopelessly unoriginal. Enter: confetti hair, the latest Instagram-worthy trend incorporating tried-and-true, disc-shaped embellishments in the most unexpected way—by sprinkling them over the crown of the head. As daring a look as it may be, you can rest assured that it's lazy-girl-proof, requiring no more than a flick of the wrist and hair gel to make the sequins stick. Here, find proof that confetti hair is everything, on everyone.

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As far as making it one of the biggest hair embellishment trends of 2015, all the credit goes to designer Ashish Gupta, who gave all his models confetti hair—from neon-hued to star-shaped—on his Spring 2015 runway. And it looks ravishing on brunettes...

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and redheads...

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and raven-haired ladies.

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And yes, even blondes.

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Another beautiful thing about confetti hair is that it's totally squad-worthy—i.e. the motto "the more the merrier" totally applies here. Get your friends in on the action.

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Plus, rainbow sequins have magical you-can-wear-'em-with-anything powers. Whether you're making just as much of a shiny statement with your outfit or sporting your go-to LBD, confetti hair is as versatile as a classic red lip.

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But while Ashish put the trend on our radar this year, confetti hair has actually been around for decades. Instagram user @karli_michelle shared this vintage snap of her hippie-happy mom donning a flurry of sequins upon her long, pin-straight hair. What's old is new again.

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