Lena Dunham Goes Platinum Blonde

Lena Dunham Goes Platinum Blonde
Lena Dunham
Courtesy Lena Dunham

08/17/2014 AT 01:00 PM EDT

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.

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