Locs Resources

How Long Do Butterfly Locs Last?

How Long Do Butterfly Locs Last?

While they don't look precisely like butterflies, butterfly locs are a gorgeous variation of faux locs. They add volume and dimension to an already stunning protective hairstyle and are easy to install if you know what you're doing. Butterfly locs are also known as Distressed locs or a version of Bohemian locs. Whatever you choose to call them, they're a welcome and refreshing take on temporary faux locs.  Related:  Soft Locs vs. Faux Locs What Are Butterfly Locs As already explained, butterfly locs are a variation of distressed locs intended to provide a more authentic look and feel than the...

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How to Take Down Soft Locs

How to Take Down Soft Locs

How to Take Down Soft Locs Do you ever want the look and feel of dreadlocks but don’t want to commit to the time and permanence of them? Or are you looking for a fresh look for a season or a special occasion? Wherever you fall in those questions, faux locs are a great option for you. You get the look and feel of dreadlocks instantly, with even more variations, but without the permanence. One of those variations of faux locs is called soft locs.  Related: Soft Locs vs Faux Locs What Are Soft Locs Soft locs are a variation...

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What Kind of Dye Should You Use on Your Locs?

What Kind of Dye Should You Use on Your Locs?

Switching up your look can be exciting and give you a sense of newness. Dying your locs is an excellent way to accomplish that. Whether you’ve always wanted to be a red-head or you’re considering electric blue, coloring can take your locs from dull, tired energy to something more youthful and vibrant. But loc-wearers have more to concern themselves with than the appearance of healthy hair. You want the real thing. So let’s talk about how you can dye your locs without compromising their integrity.  Related: The Ultimate Guide to Washing Dreadlocks What to Consider Before You Decide Coloring locs...

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How to Clarify Locs

How to Clarify Locs

Loc care doesn’t need to be elaborate or expensive, but it should be consistent, thorough, and performed with understanding. Investing a little time into your locs will pay off with a healthy, enviable mane.   Related: The Ultimate Guide to Washing Dreadlocks Wash Day Routines Know your locs when you decide on wash day routines, like how often you will wash your locs. Depending on your lifestyle and the amount of hair product you use, you may decide to shampoo weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. No judgment. Do what works for your locs and life.  Pre-poo Later we’ll discuss methods for clarifying...

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What Kind of Hair to Use for Goddess Locs?

What Kind of Hair to Use for Goddess Locs?

If you’re looking for a striking new look that will make heads turn and protect your hair underneath, we recommend goddess locs. They’re a variation of faux locs that don’t aim so much at authenticity but rather at look stunning with volume and dimension for days. You may instantly enjoy the carefree look and feel that locs provide without the long-term commitment. You also have the advantage of having your ‘locs’ look precisely how you want them to, unlike with natural locs that have a mind of their own.   Related: Soft Locs vs. Faux Locs  What Are Goddess Locs? Goddess...

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