Embracing your natural hair is not always as easy as it seems, especially when it comes to the workplace. Unfortunately, girls’ with natural hair are constantly receiving mixed messages. Do we embrace our kinks and curls or try to smooth them out? If taming your curls is the solution for your work life, no need to put your hair through any heat or chemical damage. Embrace your curls! We’ve got ultra professional ways to style your hair without hours in the salon.
THE POWER BUN
This is the easiest hairstyle for any hair type and the most perfect for any occasion. Even if you have a TWA, all you need to do is slick back your hair into a tiny bun and add an extension. Nothing says BOSS like flawless power BUN! (Mane tip: Make sure your edges are slicked down to the highest level of fleek).
This non-fussy protective hairstyle can be done in various ways. You can do a side-braid, a french braid, a braided chignon, or even create a fabulous braided updo — braid styles are truly endless. Not only can braids last you a full week long, you’ll also have an awesome braid-out for the weekend!
This is a very polished and sophisticated look. Actress Lupita Nyong’o is a superfan of this easy-to-do hair do. Simply gel and brush your hair back into a poof, secured with a discreet elastic headband. Bonus: This hairstyle allows you to serve some serious face for your most important meetings.
ROLL AND PIN
This classic look is perfect for everyday wear, whether you are the sweet receptionist or the no-nonsense executive.
What’s your favorite way to rock natural hair in the workplace? Sound off in the comments!