Headbands: yea or nay, readers? (If you’re into them, though, this could be a great pop of color for a Zoom call…)
Hair Accessories for Grown Women: What’s Appropriate for Work, Play, and Beyond?
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?
Growing Out a Pixie Cut — and Looking Professional
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
Coffee Break: “Wicked” Head Wrap
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
When Do Girly Clothes Become Unprofessional?
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 I was being micromanaged, like my boss didn’t trust me to do anything without his help and supervision. He never said why, but he kept treating me like some incompetent … Read More about When Do Girly Clothes Become Unprofessional?
Beauty Wednesday: What Do You Keep Trying?
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?
Can Older Women Have Long Hair and Still Be Professional?
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 our … Read More about Can Older Women Have Long Hair and Still Be Professional?
Coffee Break – Wide Double Headband
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
Poll Results – The Best Hair Accessories for Professional 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 — roughly 50% of you said that as long as the ‘do and the accessory was conservative, anything was ok as long as it worked for … Read More about Poll Results – The Best Hair Accessories for Professional Women
Poll! What kind of hair accessories are appropriate for the office?
Which hair accessories are appropriate for the office, ladies?