Top 5 Office Appropriate Hairstyles for Women

office appropriate hairstylesIf you are tired of pulling hair back in a ponytail everyday just to look decent for work, you will be glad to know there are many great office appropriate hairstyles you can try.

Whether you have long locks or fun wavy curls, there are hair dos for every type of hair. In just a few minutes in front of the mirror, you can transform your look from office drab to business fab.

5 Office Appropriate Hairstyles You Must Try

Choosing the right hair to wear to work can be tricky. You have to look decent without being boring; attractive but not too sexy. Here are some of the best hairstyles you can wear next time you head to the office.

The French Braid: this is one of the most versatile hairstyles around. You can do a side braid with a side parting or a half braid with a ponytail. French braids give you a classic look that is soft, formal and sophisticated.

Zig-zag pixie: if your hair is too short for a braid, try a pixie with a zig-zag twist. All you have to do is part your hair, make a Z that is diagonal to the crown of your head and tuck hair in behind your ears on the side it is parted. Spray a little product for the hairstyle to hold and you are ready.

Curly half updo: curly hair might be fun outside the office but too unruly for work. Tame your curls with gel first and tie the top half of your hair in a ponytail. Adding a hair clip to the pony will subdue it. If it looks a little flat, use your fingers to create volume on the bottom half.

Ballerina bun: get rid of that tired, plain bun and replace it with a fresh and stylish ballerina bun. Incorporate the French braid into this elegant hairstyle by tying hair back and braiding the ponytail. Wrap the braided bun, tuck in the ends and reinforce with pins. You can comb hair back for a sleeker look or side part to soften it.

Voluminous ponytail: The ponytail is not going to be obsolete anytime soon. You might as well make it interesting. Make sure your hair is dry first and use a comb to section the hair on top of your head off in the shape of a horseshoe. Tease this section and comb back with the rest of your hair. Tie in a ponytail and add curls if you like.

Getting Appropriate Office Hairstyles on a Budget

If you are struggling to create these hair styles yourself, ask for help. Instead of dashing to the nearest salon, find a beauty school student instead. Students are eager to create professional portfolios and are willing to test their skills on real clients. Volunteer as a free model and you can get stunning office appropriate hairstyles for free.

With 5 minutes, a hairdryer and a comb, you can jazz up your office look for free. Turn ordinary hairstyles into star quality dos on a shoestring budget. With so many options to try, you can find the perfect office appropriate hairstyles for you.

Frank Trieu
Vice President of Business Development & Industry Relations

Frank Trieu is a cosmetology industry leader, and despite his accomplishments and accolades, he still prioritizes students on the Evergreen campus. Through building relationships within the community and local salons, retail stores, and spas, he helps facilitate job placements for aspiring beauty professionals using his expansive network.

Happy Evergreen Beauty College Students


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