Locs Resources

What Are The Costs of Maintaining DreadLocks?

What Are The Costs of Maintaining DreadLocks?

How much are you willing to spend to maintain your hairstyle. Just go to any haircare aisle in any pharmacy or supermarket, and you will see hundreds of products. Americans pay a lot to make their hair look its best. The average American woman may spend over $55,000 over a lifetime on beauty and hair care products. But if you have dreadlocks, the most expensive maintenance cost will be the amount of time you must sacrifice to groom them properly.  You should buy organic and natural dreadlock grooming products, but such prices are cheaper over a lifetime relative to buying...

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Natural DreadLocks In Just 10 Easy Steps!

Natural DreadLocks In Just 10 Easy Steps!

Depending on your current hair length, it could take anywhere between eight months to two years, or even a little longer, before you can naturally grow dreadlocks. Dreadlocks are relatively easy to manage once you have them. But it takes time to grow them. Dreadlocks are a hairstyle that you can develop naturally. You don't need specialized haircare tools or chemical products to grow dreadlocks. Like most things in nature, growing dreadlocks takes time. It may take you as long as eight months to two years to grow dreadlocks fully. But it is easy to start growing them in the...

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How to Interlock Dreadlocks

How to Interlock Dreadlocks

The great thing about starting and maintaining dreadlocks is that there isn’t just one way to do it. Your hair type, length, thickness, and overall goal for its appearance all determine how you start and maintain your unique and beautiful locs. Interlocking is a controversial method that can start your locs and maintain them later. There is some debate about whether or not it is safe for locs. But here, we will discuss how to interlock dreadlocks, its benefits and drawbacks, and why some locticians promote it.  What is Interlocking? Interlocking, also called latch-hooking or root-flipping, is a method of...

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A Beginner's Guide To Starting Dreads With Short Hair

A Beginner's Guide To Starting Dreads With Short Hair

Did you know that the origins of dreadlocks are so ancient that no one really knows when they appeared, except that they are African in origin? The word "dreadlocks" itself was probably only coined in the 1940s in reference to the rising influence of Rastafarian culture and politics. Not a few decades ago, the very act of wearing dreadlocks was seen as a provocative or socio-political thing to do. In many ways, this may still be the case in many places.  But is it cannot be argued that wearing dreadlocks as a hairstyle has become a wildly popular thing to...

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Starter Locs Do’s And Don’ts

Starter Locs Do’s And Don’ts

Okay, so you’ve decided to loc your hair and be a part of a community of loc-lovers. Congratulations! This article will outline what starter locs are, methods of locking your hair, and finally, how to maintain starter locs so they grow into gorgeous mature locs you’ll love.  Related: The Ultimate Baby Dreadlocks Maintenance Guide What Are Starter Locs Starter locs, also called baby locs, are the first stage of the loc process. Depending on your hair type, it can last between three and six months. You may decide to have cultivated, carefully sectioned locs, or you can go for a...

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