Stand out at the office with these stylish work hairstyles

It might take a minute to get back into the routine of styling your hair to look ‘office-appropriate’. You’ve probably already recycled the same work ‘do a thousand times, and between inhaling some breakfast and deciding what to wear, you’re left with 0 time to think of more. But pretty lady, don’t stress! We’ve got you covered with a few stylish work hairstyles that are fuss-free and super cute.


Upside-down braid

woman with an upside down braid as a work haisrtyle
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This upside down braid is a simple hairstyle idea with a bit of a twist. It’s the perfect combination of a classic bun and a fun braid that will definitely spice up your work look. The braid starts from the nape of your neck and is finished off at the top of your head in the bun. Basically leaving you with a ‘business in the front, party in the back’ vibe.


Power puff

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One of the super simple back-to-work hairstyles that will give you all the feels is this power puff. It not only lets you show off your lush natural curls, but also gives you some extra height to command the room.

To give your power puff instant moisture and shine, as well as a subtle hold to increase definition try the Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Hold & Shine Moisture Mist.


Stretched-out afro

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For the ladies with ‘fros this look is a must-try for the offie. This stretched-out afro will let you show off your length, texture and bring a new life to an otherwise boring work look.


Straight, sleek centre path

woman with a straight sleek centre path for work
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If you want to keep it simple but still feel super chic, a straight, sleek centre path will do just that. This sleek back-to-work hairstyle is perfect for any hair-length and will only take a few minutes to create in the morning. Leaving you looking runway-ready and feeling confident as you enter the office.

To make this look last for the whole working day, give it a gentle spray with the VO5 Firm Hold Spray. It will prevent any fly-aways and keep your hair in place without looking stiff.


Half-up curls

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For a look that’s easy to achieve and super cute to look at, the half-up natural curls is a winner. This hairstyle is super functional and allows your curls to be the main attraction. It also gives you some added volume — which no one can be mad about.


Golden balayage

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If you want to experiment with a bit of colour but still stay office-appropriate, a golden balayage is one of the best back-to-work hairstyles. It’s fun, warm and will definitely make you stand out for the crowd.

Keep your balayage highlights looking vibrant by washing and conditioning with the Dove Nutritive Solutions Colour Care Shampoo and Nutritive Solutions Colour Care Conditioner for long-lasting colour.


Smooth waves

woman with smooth waves hairstyle
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Smooth waves are classic and pretty with just a hint of old-school glam. Whether you’ve got natural waves or you’re using a flat iron to create waves, this look is a work hairstyle that’s fuss-free and can be dressed up or down.

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