Locs Resources

How to Clarify Locs

How to Clarify Locs

Loc care doesn’t need to be elaborate or expensive, but it should be consistent, thorough, and performed with understanding. Investing a little time into your locs will pay off with a healthy, enviable mane.   Related: The Ultimate Guide to Washing Dreadlocks Wash Day Routines Know your locs when you decide on wash day routines, like how often you will wash your locs. Depending on your lifestyle and the amount of hair product you use, you may decide to shampoo weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. No judgment. Do what works for your locs and life.  Pre-poo Later we’ll discuss methods for clarifying...

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What Kind of Hair to Use for Goddess Locs?

What Kind of Hair to Use for Goddess Locs?

If you’re looking for a striking new look that will make heads turn and protect your hair underneath, we recommend goddess locs. They’re a variation of faux locs that don’t aim so much at authenticity but rather at look stunning with volume and dimension for days. You may instantly enjoy the carefree look and feel that locs provide without the long-term commitment. You also have the advantage of having your ‘locs’ look precisely how you want them to, unlike with natural locs that have a mind of their own.   Related: Soft Locs vs. Faux Locs  What Are Goddess Locs? Goddess...

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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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