• Locs,  Natural Hair

    How to Care for Starter Locs in a Protective Style

    If you do a protective style on your starter locs you must still care for them. A few weeks ago I installed Faux Locs over my starter locs. Other protective styles that I’ve done over locs are box braids and twist. If you would like to know how to do this protective style you can see the post here. I kept in the faux locs for over 1 month. In this post, I will be sharing with you the steps that I took to care for my starter locs while wearing faux locs as a protective style. Protective Styling The Aim of Protective Styling is to protect your hair, meaning…

  • Locs,  Natural Hair

    7 Beautiful Women YouTubers with Locs

    How many YouTubers with locs do you follow? When starting a new Loc Journey the first thing many of us do is go to youtube. I know for sure that I go to youtube or blogs for almost everything. In this post, I will be sharing with you 7 women YouTubers with Locs. Many of them I have been following for years so I really hope that you enjoy this post and also check out their content. 7 Women Youtubers with Locs 1. Lucid LivingTV Her Channel Description – My name is Auset EyowaKu, welcome to my channel! Here, you will see a variety of metaphysical content that I am…

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    How to Start Locs with Two-Strand Twists for Thick Locs

    Starting Locs with two-strand twists is the traditional way of achieving locs as a hairstyle. Growing up, I saw many people starting their locs with two stand twist. However, for my first set of locs, I decided to start them with finger coils and I was pleased with that decision so I used the same method to restart my locs after cutting the first set.  With two stand twist, your locs will generally form thicker than if you start them with finger coils. If thick locs are your heart’s desire then starting locs with two-strand twist may be right for you. Related: How to start locs with finger coils What…

  • Natural Hair

    Why I no longer use Jamaican Mango and Lime.

    I have become such a hair care minimalist, so the way I care for my hair has changed. The change involved removing popular oils such as The Jamaican Mango and Lime Island Oil. Before, I used many different products for moisturizing and sealing. But I have stopped using many of them because they contain chemicals which I no longer use. I am in the process of searching for and creating natural hair products that contain little to no harsh and toxic chemicals. Why I Removed Jamaican Mango and Lime from my Hair Regimen I have been using Jamaican Mango and Lime for a few years. I used it as a…

  • Locs,  Natural Hair

    How to do Box Braids on Starter Locs

    Dreadlocks can be versatile, don’t think that you are stuck. One way to embrace the versatility is to do a protective style on your dreadlocks. One such style is to do box braids over them. In this how-to article, I will give you basic steps to achieving the perfect set of box braids on your starter locs using extensions. Related: How to Start Locs using Finger Coils How to do box braids on Starter Locs. Steps 1. Get Supplies The first step is to get your materials together. For a quick braid, all you need is Braiding Hair and bands to section. You may use a little gel or oil…

  • Natural Hair

    How to Make a Braided Wig

    Have you ever wanted to wear a wig but it’s not really your thing? Personally, I never quite caught on to the Brazilian hair train. But, a wig was needed being that I just started my Locs. So, I decided to make myself a braided wig and in this post I’m sharing all the details. How To Make a Braided Wig I’ll be jumping right into the post because it might be quite long. Firstly, these are the list of items that you will need. Items needed to make a braided wig: A mannequin head. I purchased the mannequin head below from amazon for the low! click photo to view…

  • Natural Hair

    How to do Box Braids on Natural Hair

    It’s summertime and I am sure many of you naturals are wondering what style to rock over these months. Wonder no more, in this how-to article I will give you basic steps to achieving the perfect set of box braids on natural hair using extensions. Related: 5 TWA Hair Styles How to do box braids with extensions. Steps 1. Get Supplies The first step is to get your materials together. For a quick braid, all you need is Braiding Hair and a Comb. You may use a little gel or oil if you choose. For braiding hair, I like to use pre-stretched hair. If you do not want to use…

  • Locs,  Natural Hair

    Tips on How to Wash Starter Locs

    Starting Locs can be the best hair decisions for many people. However, it may start to become challenging if you are unsure about how to properly care for your locs. Washing your starter dreadlocks is a big part of caring for them. In this article, I will give you a few tips on how to wash starter locs. How To Wash Starter Locs Regardless of the method used to start your dreadlocks, you need to take care when washing them. The following tips will be applicable to your dreadlocks regardless of the starting method but I must say that my experience has been with the finger coils method. Feel free…

  • Locs,  Natural Hair

    Combing out Locs vs Cutting Locs. Advice and How to.

    Yes, you can comb out your locs, as well as you can cut off your locs and start fresh. At some point in every loc journey, the question of do I love my locs? or it might be, do I like how my locs are forming ? will arise. For some, the answer is a solid yes! For others, the answer is no. Having the answer as no, I do not love my locs will then bring the question of what do I do now? In this post, we will get into answering that question. Cutting Dreadlocks vs Combing Out Dreadlocks If you do not wish to have your locs…

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    Natural Hair

    Curly Afro-Puff PonyTail for quick styles, Review

    This is a review of a cheap curly Afro-Puff Drawstring Hair Piece. When I saw this Afro Puff Hair Piece on Amazon for less than $10 I was skeptical of it. My hubby was convinced it was trash and that I should not buy it. I, on the other hand, decided that it was worth the risk. I mean, I am an amazon prime member. Therefore, the hair would arrive in two days and if I liked it then awesome but if it was not worth it then it can simply be sent back. Amazon offers great customer service to prime members. My First Impressions When the hair arrived it…