(Closed) What if you co-worker has a bad hair day…every day

posted 8 years ago in Career
Post # 3
1278 posts
Bumble bee

If it has been like that for 5 years I would assume that is how she likes it and I wouldn’t say anything.

Post # 4
908 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Yeah, it’s really none of y’alls business how she wants to style her hair. 

Post # 5
4693 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I wouldn’t say anything unless she were to ask for hair styling advice.

Post # 6
9816 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

Of course no one should say anything, that would be horribly rude. It’s not like she’s walking around with underwear stuck to her pants or something, she presumably owns a mirror and does her hair like this intentionally for whatever reason.

Post # 7
189 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

As someone with chronically bad hair I would be severely annoyed if someone tried to tell me how to deal with it. Unless she ask, mind your own business.

Post # 8
341 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

You could always say something like “I got this new curling iron and I love it, your hair would look so cute curled.” but I would never tell her the way she styled her hair was bad.

Post # 11
1812 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

Unless she’s walking around flashing her backside, boobs, wearing innappropriate clothes to work, or has hygiene issues I don’t think it is for anyone to tell anyone how to do thier hair.

Post # 12
5976 posts
Bee Keeper

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@McFierce:  I think this is a much better idea! Telling her that a style would look good on her is much better than telling her that her current style is awful!

Post # 13
4192 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

Maybe if you were in the lunch room, thumbing through People magazine, you could say-“How do think my hair would look if I styled it like this photo?”

“Oh, I really like this hair style on Michelle Williams- I think this would look really cute on you!” Very casual. 

Post # 14
4474 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I think that’s the sort of thing where, as a friend, you don’t tell her unless she asks.  Only sisters/moms/SOs have the right to randomly tell her it’s bad.

Post # 16
10713 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

I think I’d cry if someone said my hair looked bad and I wore it the same way for 5 years. I’d feel like everyone has always been talking about me and judging me. I wouldn’t be comfortable at all. I’d rather live in a blissfully unaware world where I know my hair isn’t perfect but it’s not like people walk up to me and say ‘what is wrong with your hair’ ya know what I mean?

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