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
Crazy (long!) nailsYou may think your nails are the one place you can safely express yourself, but unless you work in a creative office, crazy nail art or super long nails can make you seem unprofessional. As a general rule, steer clear of busy designs, accent nails, 3D decals, and claw-like shapes. As for shades, office-appropriate color has evolved past classic red and "Ballet Slippers" pink. You can usually get away with a spectrum of colors -- just steer clear of super-bright and neon hues. A smart solution? The new nudes, which are trendy without being a snooze-fest.
Length is another nail factor to consider. Not only is color more distracting on longer nails, but the clickity-clack they make on your keyboard is also sure to irk your cube mates.
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