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One Of The Most Popular Types Of Piercings Right Now Is Inspired By The Stars

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If you're looking for an easy way to add a little sparkle to your style, you can wish upon a star for some fall fashion inspo.

Or pray to the fashion gods and hope that a glitzy new outfit suddenly falls from the heavens above.

If those two options leave you blankly staring up at the night sky, don't worry.

You can also find some new trends by looking to the stars... of social media, of course!

That's right. You can always count on the Insta-famous to be on trend and lately we've been seeing a lot of people rocking a new type of ear piercing that's simply out of the world.

Behold, constellation piercings.

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If you haven't heard of constellation piercings before, let me fill you in.

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These things are basically just groups of piercings that occur in groups of three or more...

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...and form a constellation of sparkly studs on your ear.

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Apparently, this galaxy-inspired style has been around for quite some time.

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However, the trend has just recently started to gain popularity in places like Los Angeles.

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It's not hard to see why so many people are going under the needle to get in on this constellation craze.

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These minimalistic earrings are pretty damn mesmerizing...

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...and there are all sorts of unique ways you can add these eye-catching clusters to your ears.

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So far, we've seen people with everything from tiny triangles on their lobes...

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And vertical stacks of studs...

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To people with twinkling tragus piercings...

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Heavenly helix arrangements...

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Delicate loopy lobes...

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Planetary piercings...

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...and some gleaming rings that put Saturn to shame.

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LA-based piercer-to-the-stars Brian Keith Thompson told Refinery29: "Right now, I am really into doing something big paired with something dainty. Like a planet and a couple of moons."

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However, before you start poking a million holes in your ears, it's important to note that most professional piercers recommend you limit yourself to five holes per piercing session.

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So maybe you should start with Orion's Belt...

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...and then slowly build your way up to a mesmerizing Milky Way of sparkling studs.

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Citations: Wearing Earrings Like a Constellation on Your Ear Is the Dopest Piercing Trend (Cosmopolitan)