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Things to consider when choosing a hairstyle for the office

23 November 2018
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When it comes to thinking about new professional hairstyles, the first thought that comes to mind is ‘hard work’. Seeing as though you already do plenty of that at the office, we’re here to lessen your workload with some tips for choosing classy, quick hairstyles for work, along with some helpful hairstyle suggestions. We’ll save you time and ensure that you look spectacular all day long.


Consider going natural


Braids and weaves are gorgeous, but natural hair can look just as stunning (and professional) when you take great care of it. Remember to use lots of conditioner for added moisture as well as a heat protecting product if you’ll be using tongs or straighteners to style it. An amazing afro also has its place at work… but maybe consider a bit of a trim once it starts to tower higher than some of your co-workers!

Things to consider when choosing a hairstyle for the office  : African woman with curly updo

Think about your responsibilities


Do you work in an office setting where your hair gets in your way? Or are you working with your hands a lot as a fashion designer? Or perhaps playing with kids who love to get their hands on your curls, as a teacher? In these instances, simple up-dos are your best bet. Before you panic – these sorts of professional hairstyles don’t have to take hours to perfect. Why not give the trendy ‘Pineapple’ look a try? It only takes a few seconds to do.


Know what suits you


While there are hundreds of easy work hairstyles to choose from, not all of them will suit your face shape. For example, round-faced beauties tend to look better with a bit of length, whereas square-faced gals really know how to rock those tight curls. Visit an expert hairstylist for proper advice on which route you should consider taking when it comes to styling your tresses for work.

There’s no reason why you shouldn’t experiment. Try out a range of different hairstyles until you’re confident with both your look and the technique necessary to get it done fast. That way you can avoid any stress on those chaotic mornings. Work it, girl!

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