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Soft Locs vs Faux Locs

Soft Locs vs Faux Locs

Are you looking for a protective hairstyle that is gorgeous and edgy? Dreadlocks are usually a permanent hairstyle choice, but you can protect your hair or just switch up your look with temporary versions of dreadlocks, better known as faux locs. Faux locs are a way of having the look without the long-term commitment. We'll discuss two popular types here, soft locs and faux locs.  Related: Everything You Need to Know About Crochet Dreadlocks What Are they Soft Locs Soft locs are soft in texture - hence the name. They are made when natural crochet locs are installed individually, and...

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The Benefits of Beeswax For Locs

The Benefits of Beeswax For Locs

Using beeswax in locs is a controversial topic. Some people swear by it, while others swear at the thought of it. But what’s best? We’ll discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using beeswax in your locs, when and how to use it, and what hair type is best suited for beeswax.  What is beeswax? Beeswax is a natural ingredient secreted by worker bees. When it’s cold, it’s hard and breakable. When it’s heated, it becomes soft and malleable. Beeswax is an ingredient in many hair styling products that promise to smooth away frizzies, enhance shine, hold, and moisturize your hair....

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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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