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5 Easy Protective Styles Perfect for the Office!

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@KEMIIXOO by Marsha B. Wearing a protective style during the warmer seasons is like heaven on earth. There’s no better feeling than freeing yourself of styling responsibilities for an extended period of time. Although they are convenient, fiinding the perfect style that balances both your professional and personal life can be challenging! Have no fear; here are five styles that…

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Embracing Natural Hair in the Workplace: Hair and the Hustle

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 Photo via Elizabeth Dungan by Bee of 83toinfinity.com  Natural hair in the workplace is a discussion I haven’t had in quite some time. In all honesty, I’ve almost completely forgotten about (ignored? remained indifferent to?) outsiders’ perceptions and the intersections of me, my professionalism, and my physical presentation – but I was reminded of it all last night. Read On!>>>…

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Twisted Updo Tutorial for Natural Hair #WorkFlow

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#WorkFlow Tawanda J. submitted her super cute office style for your inspiration.  Read on for the quick tutorial! Continue>>> TJLuvsBeingNatural.com writes: Twisted updo’s and buns are my go to for work styles for my natural hair. They don’t take a lot of time in the morning they’re protective and still allow for a lot of creativity within a professional look….

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Hair Offenders.

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by Skinny-Kenny Recently I had the displeasure of having my hair bar me from a job. Despite the fact that I didn’t really care for the job, I decided to go on the interview just to see what the job entailed. I sat calmly waiting for my turn. The first person to be interviewed was a Black man with the…

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Natural Hair in the Corporate World

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 Is there a Place for It? by Susan Walker of Earthtones Naturals  via Three Naturals I attended a natural hair party a few weeks ago and one of the women made a comment that struck me as interesting.  We were discussing products and she informed me that her hair needs to be “neat” for work. She works as a graphic designer in a corporate…

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TWA in the Workplace

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via LifeWithBabyJSo what is a TWA you ask? Teeny Weeny Afro! That is the classification of my hair at the length that it is at right now. Although I think I will be past that stage very soon because I am almost able to put my hair into a ponytail now… MILESTONE!! Anyway… That’s not the point of this post….

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