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Professional Natural Hair

Postby futuresuccessstory » Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:27 am

Is this hairstyle professional for biglaw
1.) day to day
2.) firm website headshot

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/3b/6d/3e ... c96229.jpg

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Re: Professional Natural Hair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:09 am

It looks beautiful! I can't imagine it wouldn't be fine.

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Re: Professional Natural Hair

Postby fkt18 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:55 am

This looks completely professional to me. Go for it!

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Re: Professional Natural Hair

Postby mt2165 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:42 am

As a black man, I think this is fine. But you might wanna take this question to the URM forum for more people w actual experience re: natural hair in the workplace

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Re: Professional Natural Hair

Postby Lacepiece23 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:03 pm

mt2165 wrote:As a black man, I think this is fine. But you might wanna take this question to the URM forum for more people w actual experience re: natural hair in the workplace


Agreed.

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Re: Professional Natural Hair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:25 am

Although seeing black women in the workplace is already few and far between, I think that that the hair appropriate!

From what I have seen and read, as long as the hair is up and out of your face, it is normally professional. I have seen one woman with dreads but she was not a law student/she had more freedom in her hair and was upfront about that to a group of black female law students.

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Re: Professional Natural Hair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:16 am

I agree with the above posters, it looks great! I’m a 3L with dreadlocs and never had any issues or people say something about my hair either in school or in my internships. I think that I never had issues because I always make sure it is maintained and out of my face. So I go to the salon regularly to keep them looking nice :)

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Re: Professional Natural Hair

Postby AspiringAspirant » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:00 am

futuresuccessstory wrote:Is this hairstyle professional for biglaw
1.) day to day
2.) firm website headshot

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/3b/6d/3e ... c96229.jpg


Any firm that says this isn't professional is a firm you shouldn't be at.

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Re: Professional Natural Hair

Postby jd20132013 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:15 am

mt2165 wrote:As a black man, I think this is fine. But you might wanna take this question to the URM forum for more people w actual experience re: natural hair in the workplace


I agree with this.

Of course what ought to be fine and what people who haven't actually met any black people in their lives think are fine can be two different things. That said, you have to live your life

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Re: Professional Natural Hair

Postby jd20132013 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:32 am

futuresuccessstory wrote:Is this hairstyle professional for biglaw
1.) day to day
2.) firm website headshot

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/3b/6d/3e ... c96229.jpg


Also, is this you ?


Because,

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Re: Professional Natural Hair

Postby Graybrow » Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:04 am

Would the blue be at all a problem? Otherwise I'd strain to see how this could be unprofessional.



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