10 Starter Locs Questions answered

After a lot of research and contemplation, you are ready to start your loc journey. It is a big decision that requires patience and commitment. The loc journey goes through 5 key stages before it can be a fully grown, mature loc. The starter loc is the most important stage of the loc journey. Below we have answered 10 questions in regards to starter locs to help guide you to get through this stage with ease.

15 Dreadlocks & Locs Salons You Should Definitely Visit In London
Back in 2016, I wrote about 5 locs salons I had personally visited in London for my loc maintenance - at the time I had long and beautiful dreadlocks; still don't know why I cut them off, to be honest :( 2 years on, I am happy to say this post has literally been one of the most popular on our blog with nearly 12,000 visits to date. Wow! this is quite huge, and we're always proud to give top quality black businesses the exposure they deserve. However, since publishing the blog post I never stopped receiving emails from other salons in London, asking to be featured in an updated article, which is fair.

The 5 Different stages of the Loc Journey by month

Getting the locs you have always wanted takes a process, and it’s important to know the different stages of locs journey so you can know what to expect. There are five stages of locs, namely the starter stage, budding stage, teen stage, maturity stage, and rooted stage. The entire stages can take 18-24 months upwards, after which you will be able to have the long, thick, and shiny locs you desire. Without further ado, let’s get into the details of what each stage entails.

Avocado oil, Argan oil…What are the best oils for Locs?

Locs are an incredible way to rock your hair, but they need some effort to look luxuriant and healthy. Many people don’t know how to nurture their dreadlocks properly, and this is why they experience agonising itchiness on their scalp. The truth is that happy dreadlocks don’t just happen; you have to take care of them so they can grow and glow with moisture. Whether your goal is to grow your tresses or just maintain a healthy mane, here is a list of the best oils you can use.

10 Exquisite Ways to Style Short Afro Hair
Every woman wants to look beautiful and fashionable. This means keeping an eye on ongoing fashion trends and adjusting to them when they suit our lifestyle. This desire is not just limited to our clothing, footwear, makeup and accessories, but extends also to our hair.
Top 10 Most Common Cornrows Questions and Answers

Cornrows are timeless and unifying hairstyles among different races all over the world. The hairdo has long overcome gender barriers as more men choose cornrows as their preferred hairstyle. For people with natural hair, cornrows are one of the most protective hairstyles that promote hair growth.

Top 10 Things To Know About Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks have become increasingly popular throughout society, but how much do you know about the hairstyle? When it comes to Locs, most people either know a lot about it or absolutely nothing. Whichever category you fall into, here are 10 fun facts about dreads that you probably didn’t know before.

10 Most Common Afro Hair Questions and Answers

Afro hair is one of the most diverse hair types. From tight ringlets to beautiful fros and everything in between, natural hair is amazing. But, this also means that there is a lot to learn. There is, of course, more than one way to style afro hair and keep it healthy so expanding your hair care knowledge so your curls look and feel their best. Afro hair can also be very misunderstood which is why learning about it is so important.

Read on to reveal the answers to 10 of the most commonly asked afro hair questions.

10 Most Common Locs and Dreadlocks Questions Answered

Dreadlocks have an incredibly long history. In fact, it is assumed that natural dreadlocks are one of the oldest human hairstyles, seeing as prehistoric humans didn't have combs and how fast it is for natural hair to start to felt.

19 Best Afro Hair Care Tips and Advice
Whether you’re new to afro hair care or you’ve just established a routine, it’s always good to build up your afro hair knowledge to achieve the best results. Afro hair care can seem like a minefield. With its own terminology and different naturalists preaching different methods, it’s best to focus on how your hair feels, looks and reacts to find the best practices for you.
Top 10 Advice for Black Men’s Beard Care

Beards might have gone out of fashion a few times, but they have become incredibly popular again, especially among black men in the UK. It seems that if you walk on the streets, you will see a lot more black men with some form of facial hair than men who are completely clean-shaven. This point to the fact that beard is the legendary look that is finally here to stay even though styles may change. If you're trying to keep up with the trend by shaping up or growing a beard, here are the top black men beard care tips to know.

Locs and Dreadlocks: Everything You Need to Know

I know most of us often wonder where locs originated from. The truth is that locks can be found in almost every part of history from Dervishes of Islam to Germanic tribes. Whether you want to try out locs or dreadlocks, you need to first ensure you know everything there is before you start your new loc journey.

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