Locs Resources

What Size Locs Should You Get?

What Size Locs Should You Get?

Source: Thetrendspotter.net  The decision to get locs is a big one. They're bold, beautiful, and spiritual. But they also need to be understood and maintained if they're going to be as healthy and vibrant as they can be.  After you decide to have locs, the next big decision is what size you'll choose. However you section your hair, your locs will grow a little smaller than that. Over time, you may find that your locs compress even further.  The size and placement of your sections will determine the size of your locs, how they lay on your head, and their...

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How to Get Your Locs Thicker

How to Get Your Locs Thicker

Dreadlocks are gorgeous, no matter their size, but who doesn’t want thick ones, right? Unfortunately, sometimes your beautiful locs don’t grow out the way you want them to. Just because you don’t have the mane you want yet, doesn’t mean you can’t have it. Here are a few tips to get your locs thicker.  Related: How to Get Lint Out of Locs Tips for Getting Your Locs Thicker Here are tips we’ve found that work to make your locs thicker and healthier looking: Give Your Locs a Break Many loc-wearers have been erroneously taught to groom their locs frequently. They...

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Tips for Sleeping with Locs

Tips for Sleeping with Locs

Source: Lovelocsnatural.com If you’re new to the dreadlock journey or have recently noticed a growth spurt in your locs, you may be wondering how to sleep comfortably with your locs. Sometimes the volume of dreadlocks can make lying comfortably a little more challenging. Also, although locs don’t require a great deal of maintenance, they do need to be protected overnight to be healthy, strong, and look their best.   Related: How to Get Lint Out of Locs Tips for Sleeping with Locs Here are tips for maintaining your locs while sleeping. Cover Them Up One of the best things you can...

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The Ultimate Guide to Dreadlock Extensions

The Ultimate Guide to Dreadlock Extensions

Let's face it - dreadlocks are super awesome! They used to be a fringe style that only certain groups of people saw the value in, but now it's squarely in the mainstream. Many people are enjoying the natural, free, Bohemian look and feel of locs. It doesn't matter the gender, race, or age of loc-wearers; they all look uniquely fantastic.  While many people feel an obligation to grow their locs from scratch, others can't or would rather not - hence, dreadlock extensions. Good quality extensions are authentic-looking and durable. If you're considering loc extensions, here is a complete guide with...

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5 Popular Accessories For Your Locs

5 Popular Accessories For Your Locs

Someone once said that you should invest heavily in taking care of your hair since it is the one crown in life you can't take off. (Unless you shave it or are bald anyway. The point is that if you got it, in this case, the "it" being dreadlocks, then you should flaunt it resplendently. It cannot be argued that dreadlocks are an ancient hairstyle borne of black culture and historical struggle. In the 20th century, dreadlocks were considered a fringe and fearsome-looking appearance. This was when the "dread" was added to the name. However, dreadlocks are now a widely...

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