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44. What sorts of things do you do, clothing, make-up or hair-wise, to feel professional?

Wearing a blazer to work makes me feel instantly more professional than I do without one. Carrying my black handbag makes me feel professional too, especially when you can see that it's stuffed with clear files and pads and papers.

Hygiene, eye-brows shaped, some makeup to even out the skin. Look like an effort was made.
Hair - clean, straight down or up in a bun. Depending on how wavy the hair decide to be that day.

I just put a lot of effort in it.

I straighten my bangs and spike up the back, I wear a very proffwssional shirt with black slacks or a black or gray skirt

I blow dry my hair and use thickening product to make it fuller. I wear tinted moisturizer and makeup to work. This makes me feel more put together and not like I just rolled out of bed. Seattle is a pretty casual place depending on where you work, but I feel I need to put some effort into being professionally presentable. Makeup makes me feel more professional now that I am over 40, whereas I never used to wear make up when I was younger.

Oh god, this is the worst for me. I am young and poor and work in creative fields, where you're trying to look adult and well-designed and that is much easier to do with money. I think what I lack for in expensive dress, I make up for with a professional attitude.

black skirt and tights, high heels.

I don't think I do anything different.

Professional, to me, is more about attitude than clothing, make-up, or hair. Although, I feel extra professional in a pencil skirt.

Trying not to wear a worn clothes

I just wear an outfit I think is well put together. Maybe a blazer or something else that looks a bit smart. Having confidence in your outfit choice is the main thing, not the outfit itself.

Wearing make up and a blazer make me professional.

Clothing wise I will wear more tailored items in finer fabrics, and makeup wise I will just wear a little more than I usually do.

Smart clothes, conservative make up, hair pinned up

I like to dress masculine with a button-down shirt buttoned all the way to the top.

I dress very modestly. Long dresses and skirts, cardigans. My hair and makeup stay the same.

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