See these natural hairstyles for work for inspiration and ideas. By the way, all natural hair is professional hair. However, I get it, you want stability and you want to feel confident that you will get that job after you go on an interview or move up to that next position. Whatever your career goals are you do not have to turn to the flat iron to get the look you are going for.
Some tips for being a naturalista in the world of work:
- Don’t sweat it. Yes, unfortunately natural hair discrimination does happen. However, there are many employers that do not care. It’s just that we have been conditioned to believe that we must conform due to historical injustices, so we fear going natural, especially in a new work environment.
- Keep it simple. Go with style ideas that are easy for you to maintain, even when you have a busy schedule.
- Be confident. You are smart, you are beautiful and you are important :-).