7 Beauty Habits That'll Ruin Your Career
Twirl your hair in the conference room? Wear a lot of perfume? Huge no-nos. See our list of the worst beauty habits that could hold you back at work
Heavy perfumeYou may love that your signature scent lets everyone know you're in the room, but your co-workers should only be able to smell you when they're leaning over your shoulder to read something on your computer screen. Not when you walk past their office door.
"Strong perfumes, colognes, and body odors can create a difficult work environment," says Angie Strunk, Vice President of Operations for Sheakley, a human resources service provider. "Many times it can develop into an awkward situation that no one is comfortable addressing but many people are unhappy about." Hesitant to ease up on the scent? Consider this: If your boss gets a headache every time he's around you, that's not exactly going to help your chances of getting that raise you're hoping for.
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