Interview Hair?

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Join Date: May 2011
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Hi ladies,

I'm job hunting again. I'm a couple days shy of 6 months post relaxer. I have almost half relaxed, half natural. I'm wondering if it's appropriate to wear my hair freshly washed in a braid out. I'm having an issue with frizz wearing it in a bun. My mom says wearing my hair as is wouldn't look right for an interview. Honestly I do not care. I think curls are just as professional and acceptable to wear. Please weigh in
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I don't know HippieDoll but a bun always seems conservative to me, so it sounds as though it would be good for job interviews. Good luck on those.

Hope others give you good feedback - maybe post a pic.
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I would just suggest not looking like a hot mess. Whatever you have to do to look put together, go for it.
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I agree. I would especifically avoid wet hair, even if it's braided or in a bun.
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Join Date: May 2011
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I mean I would make sure my hair is freshly washed so that it will style better and not greasy. I'm thinking of just going for a bun slicked down with very little product and some gel
Products I'm currently :
  • Karen's Body Beautiful Sweet Ambrosia (Vanilla Latte scent)
  • Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Style Milk
  • Certified Organic Coconut Oil
  • Karen's Body Beautiful Heavenly Jojoba Oil
Staple Deep Conditioners: Giovanni Direct Leave-in and Karen's Body Beautiful Luscious Locks Hair Mask

Recent newbie to the Curly Girl Method
6 months post relaxer. I will be 7 months post September 17 !!
The only thing related to appearance that I pay attention to when I interview candidates is whether they're neat, ie.well put together, and not sloppy. I wouldn't even pay attention if someone came in with a bun, straight hair, curly hair, natural hair, relaxed hair, kinky hair, short hair, long....well you get the picture. I think it's more a candidate's worry than an interviewer's concern.

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hippiedoll's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 398
Thank you! I think so too. Everything is about presentation. In this time in my life, I think people are too sensitive to certain things. Natural hair shouldn't be one of them. I'm not saying I'm going to the interview with wet, wild, or jerri-curl-looking hair. If I do decide to have my hair curly it would be on clean hair and ill make sure my curls are intact with minimal frizz.
Products I'm currently :
  • Karen's Body Beautiful Sweet Ambrosia (Vanilla Latte scent)
  • Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Style Milk
  • Certified Organic Coconut Oil
  • Karen's Body Beautiful Heavenly Jojoba Oil
Staple Deep Conditioners: Giovanni Direct Leave-in and Karen's Body Beautiful Luscious Locks Hair Mask

Recent newbie to the Curly Girl Method
6 months post relaxer. I will be 7 months post September 17 !!

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