Feast your eyes on the 'Money-Piece' hair trend—your new style obsession

A new way to frame your face

 Dua Lipa arrives for the 33rd Annual ARIA Awards 2019 at The Star on November 27, 2019 in Sydney, Australia.
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Celebrities really do wield incredible powers of persuasion when it comes to hair trends and styles. We’ve seen the likes of Miley Cryus make the wolf-cut go viral, and Hailey Bieber make ‘expensive brunette’ the new bleach blonde. Now say hello to the ‘Money piece’ hair trend, brought to us by Lizzo, Jennifer Lawrence, and even Beyoncé.

Yes, you heard right, even Beyoncé has given this look her seal of approval, meaning you better get your salon on the phone—because you need this hairstyle. 

If you're in need of a hair change, but don't want to strip and damage your hair too much, this could be the perfect trend for you...



What is the 'Money-Piece' hair trend?

The 'Money-Piece' trend is seriously chic but very low-key and subtle. It consists of two streaks of honey blonde (or any color really) at the front of your hair, framing your face and adding a hint of warmth.

It’s perfect for the brunette babes among us who want to add a bit of flair to their hair and add some more dimension. It’s literally the easiest way to give your locks a little lift, especially if you have darker hair, without damaging or drying out the majority of your hair.

Besides the fact that it looks so effortlessly cool, this style is also so easy to replicate and really works with any hair color. If you’re skilled with at-home dying, you could even create this look at yourself by carefully sectioning out the front of your hair— but we recommend seeking the help of a professional!

Here we see that she has shorter, face-framing layers that have been dyed blonde, but the beauty of the money-piece trend is it works for long or short hair and even side bangs. It’s just all about that hint of lighter hair around your face.

'Money-Piece' Hair: All the inspo you need to jump on this trend 

1. Lizzo 

The latest celeb to enter the chat for this trend is Lizzo, who debuted her new look on Instagram. She expertly proved that even if you have dark brunette hair, a flash of warm, honey blonde at the front looks incredible.   

2. Beyoncé

Beyoncé has been rocking caramel color money-piece strands in her long warm, honey-brown hair.

3. Rosie Huntington-Whitely

Rosie has also just jumped on the trend, opting for very light money-piece strands in her mousy brown hair—we love it!

4. Martha Hunt

Model, Martha Hunt is giving us serious 'surfer girl' vibes here!

5. Bella Hadid

Bella gave us a red Money-Piece moment.

6. Hailey Bieber

Before going fully brunette, Hailey had very soft, subtle Money-Piece highlights in her hair.

7. Dua Lipa

We also couldn't not mention this iconic hair moment. 

Here we see that she has shorter, face-framing layers that have been dyed blonde, but the beauty of the money-piece trend is it works for long or short hair and even side bangs. It’s just all about that hint of lighter hair around your face.

Naomi Jamieson
Naomi Jamieson

Naomi is a trainee News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on fashion, wellbeing, and entertainment for GoodTo and My Imperfect Life and is training for an NCTJ Qualification. 

Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.