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What Exactly Are Faux Locs?

What Exactly Are Faux Locs?

Dreadlocks and dreadlock-associated culture have become relatively popular in society, especially in celebrity gossip culture. And for people who don't want to or can't commit to traditional dreadlocks, there is the option of wearing faux locs. And even if you have never been exposed to dreadlock culture, you have probably seen and heard about faux locs hair culture. TV and film star Zendaya was the victim of a race-tinged insult while appearing at the 87th Academy Awards celebration in 2015. While Zendaya was walking down the red carpet, Guiliana Rancic, a style commentator for the E! Cable network and the...

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The Most Popular Black-Owned Loc Products

The Most Popular Black-Owned Loc Products

Sometimes the hardest thing to find for those with dreadlocks is dreadlock-specific haircare and grooming products. It's a challenge even to find black hair care products that are gentle and safe for the hair and scalp. Many hair care products contain harmful and toxic ingredients that damage hair and even cause cancer. Many black hair products contain a toxic chemical called parabens that are known to disrupt normal hormone production.  So, we want to make a list of the most popular dreadlock and black hair products that come from black-owned businesses and are safe for your hair and scalp. You...

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The Best 5 Hairstyles for Starter Locs | Lion Locs

The Best 5 Hairstyles for Starter Locs | Lion Locs

Patience is the key to growing dreadlocks. It takes about eight months and two years before your dreadlocks fully develop.  And a complaint of many is that there aren't many style options to choose from while wearing starter locs. The only limitation to style when rocking starter locs is in the imagination. Here are five hairstyles for starter locs and a little advice on expectations before you try them out. Lion Locs dreadlock care products are vegan, organic, all-natural, and never contain toxic ingredients. Related: The Best Loc Styles For Ladies Grow Out Your Hair for Starter Locs We want...

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Creating The Perfect Crown Loc Style

Creating The Perfect Crown Loc Style

Style is the aesthetic manifestation of confidence and beauty. The problem is that the execution of that aesthetic manifestation is always up to you to figure out. And that can be a problem for style novices who may be unaccustomed to managing fashion and hairstyles. But style is a tremendous responsibility that must be managed, updated, and perfected as necessary. And this reality of style management can be a burden to dreadlock wearers. It is also ammunition for critics of dreadlocks who claim that there is only one way to wear dreadlocks. Nothing can be further from the truth. Dreadlocks...

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Creating Knotless Box Braids With Locs

Creating Knotless Box Braids With Locs

Knotless box braids are becoming a pop culture sensation because celebrities like Zendaya or Rihanna are always rocking the style.  Knotless box braids, a hairstyle borne from the creativity of hair stylists in the black community, are so popular now that even the New York Times published a long-form article on it. Braiding knotless box braids is a time-intensive hairstyle that could require a day-long visit to a hairstylist.  The average hairstylist may charge anywhere between $140 and $350 to braid and weave knotless box braids for a client. The price for the service will depend on braid length and...

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