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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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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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