How to Preserve Your Locs/Retwist While Working Out

For those of us with an active lifestyle, particularly in fitness and sports, we hate to think that our fresh retwists cannot look so fresh after an intense workout or a game. The good thing is we can exercise, run, jump, catch that ball and afterward, will still look like we’ve just had loc maintenance. Use…

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You Can’t Combat Frizzy Locs! Here’s Why…

Many of us ask ourselves the question throughout our loc journey and that’s “How can we prevent frizziness?”. To be honest…frizziness is a natural part of our loc journey, so there really isn’t anything we can do to combat it. As explained here, frizziness begins to form between 6 & 9 months of your loc…

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Dear Locs: To Those Who Has Combed Out Locs Or Plan To…

I feel compelled to share my thoughts with the loc’d community regarding recent actions against a popular Youtuber. On her channel, Natural Nirvana, the beautiful soul recently showed off her transformation from locs to loose natural. You can watch here.  Despite her transparency and her courage to depart from the loc’d community gracefully, there were some cruel…

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6 Tips To Prevent Thinning Locs

If you have a head full of locs, I am certain some of us have this thing in common where will find a few thin ones. We experience this issue two ways; At the roots where twisting too often contributes or towards the end of your locs which could result in breakage if not repaired. Here…

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Dear Locs: 5 Tips Before Starting Locs

Getting locs is such a life-changing experience so it’s easy for someone to consider growing them. However, there are a lot more to consider than just the metaphysical abilities associated with growing locs.   Start locs for YOU- I’ve had people tell me that they’ve started locs for others, particularly husbands/wives/boyfriends/girlfriends, etc. And while I feel how loving that…

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Dear Locs: Different Twisting Techniques

By Susan Smith Website: Inspired Locs     One of the beautiful things about locs is that it doesn’t require many “tools”. As a matter of fact, depending on the style of locs you choose, it doesn’t require anything. The popular “tool” used for locs is the latch hook. This tool is used by people…

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Dear Locs: The Benefits of Rose Water

Rose water is the magic potion that not only moisturizes your locs the way you need them moisturized, but it’s vital for skin moisture, as well. Some of the many benefits of rose water include:  A pleasant scent. Can be used as an antiseptic because of its antibacterial properties that aid in reducing acne, dermatitis, and eczema….

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