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What Are the Benefits of Oiling Your Hair?

Oiling hair is a practice that’s been used for centuries. Many advocates of this practice claim it’s vital for maintaining shine and protecting hair from...

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The Ultimate Guide to Beard Dreadlocks

Beard dreadlocks are some of the hottest beard styles for men today.  Are you interested in growing beard dreadlocks but aren’t sure where to start?...

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The Best Plant-Based Products For Any Hair Style

It doesn’t take an expert to know that the hair industry is rife with unnatural, artificial ingredients. Looking at the back of most hair care...

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How to Properly Trim Your Dreadlocks

Do you have dreadlocks?  Are you thinking about trimming them but aren’t sure if you should or even can do it yourself? This article will...

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Is Fragrance Bad For Hair? Yes, Here's Why

Do you have a hair care product that smells great but makes your hair feel like crap? Sadly, this is becoming increasingly common in the...

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Are Parabens Bad For Hair? What You Need to Know

There are many reasons why we find parabens in everything from our food to hair care products. These ingredients prolong the shelf life of whatever...

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How To Repair Locs Thin At Root?

It can be disheartening to see your locs thinning at the root. You may feel like you've tried everything, but there are a few things...

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How To Keep Your Dreadlocks Out Of Your Face?

If you have locs, you know the eternal struggle of keeping them out of your face. No matter how often you re-twist or how much...

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How To Dye Dreadlocks: Tips For Beginners

So you want to dye your dreadlocks but are unsure where to start? Have no fear! In this blog post, we'll walk you through everything...

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How To Clean Gunk Out Of Dreadlocks?

Let's face it; dreadlocks can get pretty gunky. Whether it's product buildup, sweat, or general grime, keeping your locs clean and fresh can be challenging....

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Wick Dreadlocks: Everything You Need To Know

Dreadlocks, for many, are a statement or symbol of self-expression and personal style. But for others, dreadlocks are simply a way of life. No matter...

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Can You Comb Out Dreadlocks?

The question of whether or not you can comb out dreadlocks is common, especially among those considering starting locs. The answer is both yes and...

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How To Bleach Dreadlocks: DIY Guide

Many people believe that bleaching dreadlocks is a complicated process that should be left to professional stylists. However, with this step-by-step guide, you'll see that...

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How Long Do Dreadlocks Last?

Dreadlocks are an age-old hairstyle worn by people of all cultures for centuries. There is some debate over how long dreadlocks can last, but with...

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Loc Stages By Month: A Complete Timeline

Dreadlocks, often abbreviated as locs, can be a beautiful and unique hairstyle when worn correctly. There are many ways to wear dreadlocks, and each person's...

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The Difference Between Locs and Dreadlocks

Depending on where you’re from, locs and dreadlocks have different meanings and connotations, and it may be challenging to point out the differences between the...

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The Ultimate Guide to Sisterlocks

Sisterlocks are a unique take on the dreadlock style. Ever since their inception, this hairstyle has gained widespread popularity. We’ll cover what sisterlocks are, how...

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Men: How To Take Care Of Your Locs

Whether you’re growing starter locs or rocking mature dreadlocks, taking care of them properly is crucial to keep them healthy. However, there’s a common misconception...

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How To Moisturize Your Scalp With Dreads

Whether you’re new to dreads or already have long locs, you have to know how to handle an itchy scalp. Does a scalp covered in...

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How Often Should I Use Sea Salt On My Dreads?

Many people use sea salt sprays on their dreads to help them lock up faster. Sea salt is a great solution early in the loc...

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How Long Does Your Hair Have To Be To Get Dreads

Many people believe they need to grow their hair out for years before it would be long enough for dreads. However, what they don’t realize...

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Do Dreads Get Thicker Over Time?

Dreadlocks make for a great hairstyle, no matter how thick or thin. In addition, your dreads are particular to you — the best thing to...

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Do Dreadlocks Smell? Dreadlocks Health and Hygiene Guide

Whether you’ve already started your dreads or are considering it, you’ve likely heard conflicting information about them. One myth that goes around is that all...

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Are Dreadlocks Dirty? No, They’re Not!

Dreadlocks date back thousands of years and are still popular today; however, many misconceptions exist. One common myth about dreadlocks is that they are dirty....

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The 7 Best Products For Loc Retwisting

When it’s time to retwist your locs, it’s often challenging to find the best products to use — there are so many out there. We’ve...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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