When it comes to taking care of your afro hair, there is a variety of information mostly filled with a lot of misconceptions that can undermine your afro hair journey. For new naturals, figuring out what to do with their afros can be overwhelming and confusing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 feel.
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.
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.