Locs Resources

How to Get Lint Out of Locs

How to Get Lint Out of Locs

Do you have suspicious white bits in your locs? It’s probably lint, and we’ll tell you how to remove it. 

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Should You Get Locs? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Should You Get Locs? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

The beautiful manes of celebrities like Lisa Bonet are more than enough to make you consider growing out a gorgeous mane yourself. Dreadlocks are edgy, exotic, and eye-catching, but they're also controversial and misunderstood.

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How to Stop Your Scalp From Itching if You Have Locs

How to Stop Your Scalp From Itching if You Have Locs

Right off the bath, let's say that dreadlocks do not, by themselves, make your scalp itch. There is nothing unclean or otherwise less than hygienic about dreadlocks. If well-maintained, they are clean, healthy, and beautiful! But for many early in their loc journey, an itchy scalp is a problem. Many products are targeted at dealing with this issue, but it would be best for you and your scalp to figure why it's itching—knowing why will ensure that you find the most appropriate solution and get the best possible result.  So here we'll look at the many possible causes of your...

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Everything You Need to Know About Residue-Free Shampoo

Everything You Need to Know About Residue-Free Shampoo

The needs of your dreadlocks are not complicated. Your locs need to be clean, hydrated, and protected. Contrary to this realization, the market is flooded with products that don’t serve the real needs of your locs. One of the main culprits is shampoo. Depending on the size, length, and texture of your dreadlocks, your shampoo may be doing more harm to your hair than good.  Every time you wash your hair, no matter how good you are at rinsing - your shampoo may be leaving behind some of its chemical components. This is what we call residue, and in time,...

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Are Hot Oil Treatments for Locs a Good Idea?

Are Hot Oil Treatments for Locs a Good Idea?

Wondering if a hot oil treatment is a good idea for your dreadlocks? The answer is yes, and we’ll tell you why.

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