6 NYFW Medium Hairstyles You Can Wear to the Office

Alyssa François | 19 September 2016

They’re all quick and easy to do! 

September is like the January of fashion and beauty — a fresh start with new clothing, hair and makeup trends to try. But of course, not every hairstyle or fashion look that went down the runway isn’t appropriate for work. However we did come across these cool medium hairstyles from NYFW— each of them are suitable for a myriad of occupations (score!). Whether your line of work is situated in a creative space, or a corporate environment, we’ve one (or more) medium hairstyles that can work for you. Check them out to inspire your new look.

Medium Hairstyles: 6 NYFW Inspired Looks for Work

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How to style bangs during a busy work season? Try out the curtain bang style in between extended salon visits. Photo credit: Suzanne Cohen Photography

1. Wispy Grown-out Bangs

How to style bangs that are growing out (because you’re so piled up with work that you can’t schedule a cut)? Try out this wispy bang hairstyle. Open up your bangs to create an open curtain effect to keep them from getting into your eyes. This look will keep your hairstyle office-friendly and tidy until your next hair cut appointment.

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Style a medium length lob with loose waves for work. Photo credit: Suzanne Cohen Photography

2. Lob With Loose Waves

This wavy ‘do is work and interview hair friendly. Whether it’s your first day on the job, or your first impression, try out this super safe wavy hairstyle. Wrap medium sections of hair around a hair wand leaving the ends out, to create a thick and wavy finish to your medium length hair. Finish off with a hairspray that provides flexible hold like Suave Professionals Flexible Control Non-Aerosol Hairspray.

Fresh start, fresh cut! Head to work with a new blunt cut. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

3. Blunt Cut With Bangs

In the mood for a fresh new look for a new job or just because? You can’t ever go wrong with bangs (once you’ve found the right length and cut for your face shape). Opt for this all over blunt cut. Ask your stylist for a medium length sharp crop that hits right above your shoulders and a super straight fringe to match.

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Updo filed under: Medium hairstyles for busy mornings! Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

4. Sleek Updo

A simple hairstyle for when you’re mad dashing for your first work meeting of the day, is this neat and simple updo. Opt for middle or off-center part, smooth hair back into a bun, fasten with hairpins and apply some hairspray like the TRESemmé Climate Protection Finishing Spray to tame and prevent frizz.

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For a more relaxed work environment, opt for slightly undone medium hairstyles. Photo credit: Suzanne Cohen Photography

5. Curly Updo

Perfect hairstyle for when you have the hump day blues and just need a hairstyle that’s quick to do but equally stylish — and if you work in a creative space that allows you to get away with stylish and slightly undone medium hairstyles. If you’re creating the look on naturally curly hair, use your hands to gather hair into a curly bun at the center of your hair. On straight hair, prep hair with some of the TRESemmé Platinum Strength Heat Spray. Then, use a hair wand to create soft wavy-like curls as you gather your hair into a bun.

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Opt for a plait, because these days, you’re never fully dressed without a braid! Photo credit: Suzanne Cohen Photography

6. Braided Updo

Tired of wearing the same old ponytail hairstyle to work all week? Give your updo a little update with a braid! Create a braid on each side of your hair then pancake it (pull apart) to widen and add fluff. Gather your hair into a low bun then pull out a few tendrils to add just a bit of sass — but not too much, remember this hairstyle is for work!

Want more office-friendly hair ideas? Check out some of our favorite corporate casual hairstyles

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