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What is the policy on colored hair, tattoos and facial piercings?

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  • By accident I posted a response before without answering the piercing part, Please allow this submission to go through and disregard the other one! This is from the actual official dress code manual from wfm! I am a current employee there.


    7. Hair: Hairstyles or colors that are considered shocking or offensive by Store Leadership are not permitted. All long hair (longer than shoulder length) must be restrained in food service areas, Dreadlocks are permitted, but must be clean, neat, and restrained, and may need to be contained in a store-approved Whole Foods Market hat. 10. Jewelry and piercings: Moderation in jewelry is required. One single facial piercing is permitted. Septum piercings are not permitted. In all food service or prep areas, no watches, bracelets, rings, or dangling earrings are permitted, other than a wedding band. Stud earrings are permitted in food service and prep areas. 11. Tattoos: Tattoos may be visible, but any tattoos that could be considered offensive must be covered.

  • 7. Hair: Hairstyles or colors that are considered shocking or offensive by Store Leadership are not permitted. All long hair (longer than shoulder length) must be restrained in food service areas, Dreadlocks are permitted, but must be clean, neat, and restrained, and may need to be contained in a store-approved Whole Foods Market hat. 11. Tattoos: Tattoos may be visible, but any tattoos that could be considered offensive must be covered.

  • Super relaxed, they don’t care.

  • Very relaxed policy in this regard.

  • The policy is great with that I seen all walks of life in there

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  • I had my hair a few different colors while working there! I also have my eyebrow pierced. My fiancé works there too and has a septum piercing which is usually not allowed but he’s had it while working there for years now.

  • Apparently okay

  • No piercing no more

  • Shouldn't be allowed

  • I’m not sure about colored hair but they allow tattoos and piercings

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