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Here’s How To Get Away With Long-ish Hair In The Office

Without resorting to a man bun
September 06, 2017
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Long hair, don’t care? While longer hairstyles are generally acceptable nowadays, at the workplace, it’s still the exception rather than the rule. But you don’t always have to go short just to be office-appropriate—it's only a matter of having the right sort of long hair. 

1) The Long Bangs


Got an undercut and enough length for a top-knot? Opt for an asymmetrical fringe. While not an easy 'do to pull off, this low-key long hairstyle lends a cool vibe to your look.

Style tip: Comb it a bit neat for big meetings but leave it loose for regular workdays.

2) The Curly Top


You’re in luck if you’ve got any sort of curliness in your mane. Start growing out your hair, then use a styling product to emphasize the waves. Make sure you don’t accidentally straighten them with too much fiddling, though!

Style tip: Balance out your tousled 'do with a sleek office outfit. 

3) The Slickback


Spare your undercut the razor and go long on the sides for a classic slickback. If you’re worried about looking greasy, then don’t slick it back too tight. The slickback actually compliments Asian features and coloring, so don’t be afraid to wear it.

Style tip: Keep it loose and let the back hang free for a casual, but still office-appropriate, look.

4) The Wavy Mane


When your hair is both voluminous and just long enough to touch your nape or shoulders, then this is the one for you. A loose style, it can be a hassle outdoors; inside the office, however, it’s a chill 'do that looks and feels comfortable.  

Style tip: Don't be afraid to wear a headband to keep your hair out of your face; there's nothing unmanly about staying neat at the office, after all.

No matter which hairstyle you decide to wear at the workplace, keep in mind that a quality styling product is a must. Unless you’re blessed with an extremely obedient head of hair, always take measures to keep your long locks under control.

A hair product like Stylex Styling Gel will hold your 'do in place without making your hair feel stiff and dry. Because of its non-sticky and non-flaking formula, you don’t have to worry about any residue, either. It’s a hassle-free product that will let you bring out the swag and still enjoy all the freedom of long hair.

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