Because everything old is new again, scrunchies, headbands, and claws are back in style and being offered as hair accessories for grown women, and I can’t wait to hear readers’ thoughts on them. I know some people have always been Team Scrunchie; I myself have always been Team Claw (and of course, the old black … Read More about Hair Accessories for Grown Women: What’s Appropriate for Work, Play, and Beyond?
How can you grow out a pixie cut — without looking unprofessional? Reader L wonders: Last fall I cut my hair in a pixie cut and although I love the low maintenance cut I’d like to have longer hair again. As you know growing out this cut can be painful. Do you have any suggestions … Read More about Growing Out a Pixie Cut — and Looking Professional
These highly-rated headbands are apparently perfect for a workout — I could see them being particularly great when you’re working out at a company gym or a gym near the office and actually care what you look like. They come in a zillion colors and are marked $15 (2 for $25). Sweaty Bands “Wicked” Head Wrap … Read More about Coffee Break: “Wicked” Head Wrap
2017 Update: We still stand by our advice on when girly clothes become unprofessional, but you may also want to check out The Ultimate Guide to Business Casual for Women. If you wear girly clothes, will you be seen as less of a professional? Reader A wonders… I recently parted ways with a company where … Read More about When Do Girly Clothes Become Unprofessional?
I thought today we would talk about the beauty and hair things that we want to like and adopt into our repertoire — but that, despite multiple tries, you still don’t quite “get”. Weird question, I know, but for me I can list a few things that are in this category: – False eyelashes — … Read More about Beauty Wednesday: What Do You Keep Trying?
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion on whether older women can have long hair and still be professional — but you may also want to check out some of our more recent discussions on aging gracefully, including how to go gray intentionally. Long hair on older women: the perennial question. Despite … Read More about Can Older Women Have Long Hair and Still Be Professional?
As weather starts to get hotter, you may want to think about putting your hair back (and off your face) in a professional way. I feel like headbands may be making a resurgence of late — and I love these double headbands on sale at France Luxe. The “sand” color in particular seems like a … Read More about Coffee Break – Wide Double Headband
2018 Update: Hunting the best hair accessories for professional women? You may want to check out our recent discussion on hair accessories for grown women. About a week ago, we asked what kind of hair accessories were appropriate for the office. As always, the poll is still open, but the preliminary results are in — … Read More about Poll Results – The Best Hair Accessories for Professional Women
One of the article ideas that people often offer us is to do an article about which hair accessories are appropriate for the office. Yet we’ve always hesitated … well, primarily because we don’t know if anything is appropriate for the office beyond low-ponytail type hairbands. Headbands always seem too prissy / 1980s / wear-in-your-early-20s … Read More about Poll! What kind of hair accessories are appropriate for the office?