Entertainment TV Lena Dunham Goes Platinum Blonde The actress's new do even survived the ALS #IceBucketChallenge By Michele Corriston Michele Corriston Michele Corriston is the Director of Platforms Strategy of PEOPLE. She has worked at PEOPLE since 2014. People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 17, 2014 01:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Courtesy Lena Dunham Cue the blonde jokes. Lena Dunham showed off a new platinum do this weekend, captioning her first post-makeover Instagram, “change is good.” The Girls creator’s hairstyle is a complete 180 from her usual dark, curly cut. Maybe she was inspired by flaxen-haired BFF Taylor Swift? Either way, it seems this beauty change is no prank. Though stars like Lauren Conrad have faked out fans by wearing wigs or Photoshopping dye jobs, Dunham’s tresses appear to be the real deal. The 28-year-old dumped water over her head as part of the ALS #IceBucketChallenge – and her blond bob stayed perfectly in place. Want more stories like this? Sign up for our newsletter and other special offers: sign me up Thank you for signing up!