New trend alert! Pierce your hair while this summer style is still hot

Move over flower crowns and headpieces, there’s a new hair trend taking over the web. (Photo courtesy: instagram.com/regalrose)

Move over flower crowns and headpieces, there’s a new hair trend taking over the web. A very unusual beauty trend has been popping up ALL over Instagram and Pinterest: hair piercings. The statement-making hair accessories are an edgy way to accentuate your braids, curls or everyday hairstyle. However, a plaited hairstyle is best for keeping the piercings in place.

This edgy hair trend ramps up any hairstyle, whether you’re using rings, spikes, or both combined. Instagram is filling up with inspiration related to this punk/goth hair trend such with @RegalRose and @keashbraids as good examples.

Many celebs have also gotten in on the hype and it’s been spotted on fashion show runways. It’s a hair trend that has definitely caught a lot of attention and is worth trying if you like to spice up your everyday hair do. The great thing about this trend? Its pain free and temporary! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite pierced braids right off of Instagram.

Rings

Hair piercings can be worn using rings with half cornrows along the side of your hair. The braid is pierced with silver hoops, which feels like a nod to cartilage piercings.

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Spikes

For anyone who feels that braids have become an over used trend, this is an unexpected way to switch things up. If you’re the edgy type, you can use spikes instead of rings, it stands out, especially on pastel hair colors.

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Perhaps both spikes and rings?

One of the most interesting interpretations of this trend is rings and spikes combined with cornrows on one side of your hair. For the daring types, this is a must try combination. This hairstyle will definitely turn heads and unlike body piercings this trend is pain and hassle free.

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Boring up dos are so 2015

If you’re tired of those boring up dos and you want to rock something edgier the next time you have a glamorous event or wedding to attend, spice it up using rings. Celebs like Shay Mitchell have also pierced their hair and we are in love with this über edgy, yet chic, hairstyle.

Why buy a hair clip when you’ve got a bunch of safety pins?

If you want to be extra creative, try accessorizing your hair using safety pins as seen on Kelly Osbourne. It’s a fun and unique way to transform a plain hairstyle into something Punk-Rock. But whatever you do, be careful and make sure it stands out.

Why buy a hair clip when you’ve got a bunch of safety pins?

If you want to be extra creative, try accessorizing your hair using safety pins as seen on Kelly Osbourne. It’s a fun and unique way to transform a plain hairstyle into something Punk-Rock. But whatever you do, be careful and make sure it stands out.

Rings and charms

Charms bracelets and rings have become very popular on social media websites such as Tumblr, Instagram and Pinterest and it was only a matter of time before charms came to be used as hair accessories. The beautiful adornment has long been common among those with textured hair and has been interpreted in many different ways.

Pierced hair is a trend we can’t get enough of. Try one of these hairstyles before the summer ends. Whether you’re using rings, spikes, charms or safety pins, it’s a trend not to be missed and the coolest way to upgrade your hair game.

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