Can you wear pigtails to work?

/ 11.17.2014
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From Beyoncé IRL to Sookie in Gilmore Girls, it isn't difficult to find examples of great people wearing their hair in pigtails to work. The question is, should you?

It depends on the pigtails

To keep the look professional, it's usually best to avoid high bunches that swing out at the side. Not only do you risk accidentally hitting a coworker in the face, big swooping pigtails could also give the impression that you're immature or not taking your work seriously.

As a general rule, it's best to play up the texture and keep your hair gathered low behind each ear. You can also get away with braids and ribbons, as long they're subtle.

1/ Styling tips

To add volume, mist the hair with Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT High Lift Creation Spray and gently tease.

For a tousled finish, apply Advanced Hairstyle TXT IT Tousle Waves Spray, then blow-dry your hair in large twisted sections.

It depends on the job

For a lot of people, there are practical concerns to think about when choosing a workday hairstyle. So, if your hair could get caught or pulled at work, stick to updos that keep it all out of the way. Similarly, if you work in a strictly formal environment or want to make the best impression at a job interview, you may want to save the pigtails for the weekend.

On the other hand, if you think you can get away with it, go for it. Regardless of the fact pigtails are trending like crazy again, they're just so, so, so much fun to wear!

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