Glitter roots are the MOST festive hair trend yet… and oh-so simple


Lottie Tomlinson – little sister of Louis – caught our eye last week when she debuted some amazing day-glo coloured roots on Instagram.

And while we love the edgy look, sometimes it's just not kosher to dye your roots six different colours.

For an out-there look that won't last weeks, we're seriously considering giving glitter roots a go.

The look, which involves mixing clear styling gel with glitter and applying it along the line of your parting, has already taken over the internet, and we can see why.

If you have dark hair, try a brightly contrasting shade of glitter:

And what better way to jazz up your dark roots?

The glitter can be applied "by using an old foundation brush or even simply using your fingers," hair stylist Karen Wiggins tells TODAY.

Of course, we don't recommend just flinging a load of glitter on your head and hoping for the best:


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There is one problem with the look, however. While glitter roots are definitely a total show-stopper, we can't imagine that cleaning all those sparkly flecks out of your hair would be too pleasant.

Glitter in your hair, glitter on your pillowcase, glitter in the shower… this is one hair trend that definitely has a few occupational hazards.

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