professional lifeHow you look plays a crucial role in what others think of you on both personal and professional levels. How you wear your hair can definitely affect first impressions and how competent others perceive you to be on the job. The following five types of hair or hairstyles can adversely affect your professional life.

  1. Uncontrolled or Frizzy Hair

Having hair that is uncontrolled or frizzy may lead others to perceive you as sloppy and undisciplined. Whether it’s a fair assessment or not, people see your overall appearance as a representation of your character traits. If you tend to have unmanageable hair, it’s usually a good idea to either keep it cut short or pulled back as neatly as possible.

  1. Unnatural Hair Colors

Orange, purple or green hair may be fun on the weekends or during vacation but wearing these hair colors on a regular basis may negatively affect your professional life. According to Career Addict, having an unnatural hair color can have a more negative effect during an interview than even body piercings and tattoos. If you’re working for a tech company run by millennials or in a graphic arts studio, different hair colors may be acceptable. It’s probably better to stick to traditional colors in most other fields, including business, law and education.

  1. Gray Hair

Gray hair is usually associated with aging. Unfortunately, older people are sometimes viewed as being dull and out of touch. While individuals with gray hair may sometimes be thought of as seasoned and experienced in the workplace, in our youth-obsessed culture it’s too often seen in a negative light.

  1. Thinning Hair

A lush, full head of hair is associated with youth and vitality. If you’re struggling with thinning hair, it may negatively affect your career. Sometimes it’s difficult to style thinning hair so that it looks attractive. Make sure not to succumb to the comb over. This will only draw attention to the problem.

  1. Baldness

Being bald, unfortunately, often carries a stigma. The Belgravia Centre reports that those who are considered attractive often earn more than those considered less attractive. Whether you’re a man or a woman, losing hair can significantly affect your confidence and make you feel less attractive.

Your appearance can play an important role in how successful you are in your professional life. If you’re struggling with thinning hair or baldness there are many customized hair replacement options that can work for you. Transitions Hair Loss Centers provide customized hair loss solutions for each individual. To find the hair loss studio closest to you click here.

 

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Sources:

Career Addict: http://www.careeraddict.com/can-your-hair-colour-affect-your-job

Belgravia Centre: http://www.belgraviacentre.com/blog/does-hair-loss-affect-career-prospects-436/

Transitions: https://transitionshairlosscenters.com/womens-hair-loss-solutions/

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