How To Keep Your Locs Hydrated During The Warm Days

Much like the care for our locs during the cold days, we also have to care for our locs during the warm days. It’s apparent that we keep our locs moisturized in extreme weather because our locs are more susceptible to dryness and breakage. Part of our loc maintenance not only applies to what we put in our…

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Things NOT To Do With Your Locs!

Some of us are not as fortunate and cannot afford to keep up maintenance with a loctician, so we have to do what we have to do at home. The risk behind that is the potential to damage our locs. The first year of my loc journey, I KNOW I’ve done some things to my…

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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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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: 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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Dear Locs: 10 Benefits of Interloc’ing

By Safiyyah Al-Aswad IG: luvmikinks Locticians and Loc wearers both have their own opinions and preferences when it comes to how to start Locs and Loc maintenance. There’s always the question of which is better, Palm Rolling(Traditional Locs) or InterLoc’ing. Let’s first define this technique, InteLoc’ing. What is InterLoc’ing? InterLoc’ing is pulling the tip of…

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The Best Products For Twisting Locs

What is the best twisting product is a common question the loc community have. Although everyone has their preference, We think it would still be beneficial to share what we think are the best products to use for twisting, as well as products we should stay away from. Michelle London of Loc Mamas say… “The…

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