Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

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hegotmoneyyyyy
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Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby hegotmoneyyyyy » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:27 am

I am mixed, medium brown toned I guess, with curly hair. I really want to dye my hair to a lighter brown with some blonde mixed in. I've always had very dark hair so I'm looking for a change, but I'm worried that it might be considered unprofessional by some people (which I think is just ridiculous). I don't want it to hurt my chances when I'm looking for summer positions during 1L year.

Thoughts?

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby zot1 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:42 am

We need to see a picture of this.

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby BigZuck » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:43 am

I think if you think people are going to have a problem with it then you already have your answer.

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby texcellence » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:51 am

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby texcellence » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:52 am

also LOL at your username <3

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby SFSpartan » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:54 am

So long as your hair is a reasonable shade of brown and the "blonde mixed in" doesn't make you look like a tiger, I can't imagine anyone caring.

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby Wipfelder » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:59 am

texcellence wrote:you don't have crazy colors or a manbun (hiring atty colleague would literally cross guys off the list for this), no1curr.


Bless their soul. You gotta respect someone who stands up for what's right.

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby hegotmoneyyyyy » Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:52 pm

BigZuck wrote:I think if you think people are going to have a problem with it then you already have your answer.


Well the thing is you just never know with people. There are some who think natural black hair is unprofessional, literally google professional hairstyles then google unprofessional hairstyles and notice the difference. Also like how there are people who think multiple piercings can be unprofessional and some who don't care. I don't think it should be a problem but I'm looking for opinions from people who have more experience with it.

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby hegotmoneyyyyy » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:05 pm

texcellence wrote:wait, is this a serious post? as long as you're not opting for 1999 chunky highlights, you're good. my hair is naturally black but i have balayage and get many compliments from people at my firm, so as long as your hairdresser does a quality job, you don't have crazy colors or a manbun (hiring atty colleague would literally cross guys off the list for this), no1curr.


Unfortunately it is a serious post because I've gotten mixed opinions about it *eye roll*. But I want balayage I just need to find someone who will work well with hair as curly as mine.

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby texcellence » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:05 pm

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby waldorf » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:06 pm

As long as it's a naturally occurring hair color, it should be no problem at all. Just don't dye your hair blue or pink and you'll be fine.

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Re: Dyed hair hurt job prospects?

Postby hegotmoneyyyyy » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:07 pm

texcellence wrote:
hegotmoneyyyyy wrote:
texcellence wrote:wait, is this a serious post? as long as you're not opting for 1999 chunky highlights, you're good. my hair is naturally black but i have balayage and get many compliments from people at my firm, so as long as your hairdresser does a quality job, you don't have crazy colors or a manbun (hiring atty colleague would literally cross guys off the list for this), no1curr.


Unfortunately it is a serious post because I've gotten mixed opinions about it *eye roll*. But I want balayage I just need to find someone who will work well with hair as curly as mine.


sorry girl, i assumed you were a yt person stressing about a standard dye job. i totally understand your concern. there was a post or two about this (more re: texture/style than dye tho) in the URM board recently! the good news is, you should be just fine :)

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Ooh perfect, thank you! Btw thanks about the username lol




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