Best Homemade and Store-bought Products for Retwisting Locs
When it comes to retwisting locs, people are often troubled by what products they can use. There are many homemade and store-bought products for retwisting locs and we will discuss some. I often tell my friends with locs, that products do not loc hair. Your hair locs as a natural process and so your focus does not need to be centered on products. Using products (natural or otherwise) in your locs is completely optional. So then, what is the purpose of using products? Well, the purpose of using products to retwist your locs is simply for: Preference– some may want a slick, ‘layed’ look, Shine– products help to add shine…
How to make Flaxseed Gel to Retwist Locs
Flaxseeds have been around for ages and they make the perfect hair product for loose naturals as well as people with locs. So, why not learn how to make flaxseed gel to retwist locs. When looking to retwist locs, there are many products that you can use to add shine and hold to your hair. Now, keep in mind that products do not loc your hair. Your hair locs as a natural process. If you leave your hair uncombed it will inevitably knot together, forming what we call dreadlocks, locs, dreads, or whichever name you prefer. Since restarting my locs, I have been using natural products only. Everything I use…
3 Highly-Effective Tips to increase Blogging Productivity
As a blogger, there are many tasks that you absolutely must do. Therefore being a more productive blogger during the time you delegate to blog work is no question. In this short and sweet article, I will be sharing with you my top 3 ways to become a more productive blogger. Let me be clear. There are many things that you can do to increase your blogging productivity. I’ve seen a list of “30 tips to increase blogging productivity”. With research and a little expertise, I’ve narrowed this list down to my top three tips because too much information will do the opposite of getting you to be a more…
5 Protective Styles Over Locs that anyone can do.
There are many protective styles over locs that you can do at home. In this post, I will share a few of them with you. A protective style, is a style that is done in order to prevent manipulation to your natural hair. The objective of a protective style, is to protect your hair which means that whichever style you choose needs to do that. And only that. Protect your hair! With locs, you technically do not need to do a protective style over locs, because locs in it self is sorta a protective style. However, I understand the need to switch things up and I have done many many protective…
4 Must-Have Things to Retwist Starter DreadLocks
Being that salons are closed, you may be charged with the task of retwisting your own starter locs. No worries, I got you. Here are the things you need to retwist starter locs..
10 Journal Prompts for Anxiety caused by COVID-19.
Journaling with journal prompts is a powerful tool for dealing with anxiety caused by COVID-19. Growing up, I would often hear the phrase “there is nothing new under the sun”. I never truly understood what that meant until I became an adult. Currently, the world is dealing with a pandemic, COVID-19 (read more here) and I can’t help but say, ‘there is nothing new under the sun’. While this may be true about the situation, it doesn’t have to be true about the response. The beauty of life and living under the sun is that we get to look back at history and choose a different path. In the midst…
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 It’s May 2020. My Locs are almost approaching one year and I am super excited! I have seen massive growth and I’ve been sticking to my hair care routine. Here are some pictures of my Locs that I’ve taken since my last update. You made it to the end. This is it for now. I will keep…
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…
7 Month Loc Update – with Pictures
Loc Update. 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…
Pros and Cons of Hemp Milk as a Milk Substitute
Have you heard good or bad things about hemp milk? or have you never heard of hemp milk? If you never heard of hemp milk then this article will introduce you to it and provide you with the pros and cons of hemp milk. What is hemp milk? Hemp Milk is a form of plant-based milk that is slowly making its way as the mainstream alternative to cows milk. Similar to other kinds of plant-based milk, hemp milk is made from seeds. The seeds used to produce hemp milk is .. none other than hemp seeds. But, no need to worry, the seeds from the hemp plant only contain trace…