• Locs,  Natural Hair

    Visual Loc’d Hair Journey – The old and the current.

    Hey Friends, I wanted to create a visual Loc Journey, showcasing my first set of Locs as well as my current set. Both sets of locs were started with finger coils. This post will be only pictures and maybe a few dates. Happy browsing. Journey 1 (01-4-17 to 07-11-18) Journey #2 – Current You made it to the end. This is it for now. I will keep updating this post on a monthly basis. Thank you for reading!

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    How to Make a Braided Wig- without a lace closure

    Braided wigs are IN! and because they are in, I’m here to give you a quick guide on how to make a braided wig, without a lace closure. In the past, we had to sit for hours to get braids installed. However, times have changed and I must say, it’s for the better. Faith n Turtles is a member of the amazon affiliate program. Each time you purchase using my affilaite link, I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting us. There are many benefits to owning a braided wig. Such as: Time- A braided wig will save you time because once its…

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    7 Month Loc’d Hair and Life Update – with Pictures

    I’ve been on this Loc Journey for 7 months! The journey has been long and beautiful. Just like there have been many changes in my life there have been any changes with my Locs. I have grown and my Locs have grown. I have become stronger in myself and my Locs have become thicker as well. Having Locs has been teaching me a lot about life and myself. Well! That was a nice start. Hey Yall! It has been a while since I have blogged, I think my last post was in October. A lot has happened. I figured the best way to get back into things (blogging wise) while…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…