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Racked Philly Poll: Will You Try the Hair Chalk Trend?

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Your inner 15-year-old self will be psyched: Hair chalking, it seems, is the reigning trend in temporary hair color—the modern-day equivalent of dipping your strands in Kool-Aid (remember that?) Pastel tresses have been taking over the Instagram feeds of local retailers like Free People's Walnut Street store, where you can purchase a 24-piece hair chalk set for $28. We've also spotted sets at Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom, Ulta, and even CVS.

The process seems simple enough: Dampen the hair or chalk; rub the chalk on your strands where desired; et voila: colored hair. The chalk is supposed to wash out with shampoo, but we've read that it easily stains clothing. What do you think? Will you take the trend for a test drive? If you've experiment with hair chalk already, do you have any tips for newbies? Cast your vote in the poll and sound off in the comments.

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Urban Outfitters

1627 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 569-3131 Visit Website

Free People

1625 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 561-0720 Visit Website

Free People

1625 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA