Starting Locs 101: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started
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by Christian Velitchkov
5M ago
Starting your loc journey requires several things, namely, a plan and lots of patience. Your journey begins before you even start twisting your first loc! You need to understand that not every loc style works for everyone — what works best for you depends on various factors. We’ll discuss what to know before starting your locs and the best ways to get started once you’ve decided to embrace the loc lifestyle! Ready to start your loc journey? Learn more about starter locs and stock up on organic loc products here! Related: Loc Stages Timeline Consider These Factors Before Starting Your Loc Journ ..read more
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The Top 5 Ingredients to Avoid in Hair Products
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by Christian Velitchkov
5M ago
Lather, rinse, repeat. Whether it’s shampoo and conditioner or loc care products to keep your locs looking great all day long, all products are not created equal. When it comes to the ingredients found in your hair care products, we like to dig a little deeper and discover which ones are best for your locs — and which ones are the worst. If like many of us, you base your hair care product decisions on branding and which ones have the prettiest labels, it might be time to look into the ingredients you’re slathering on your locs; some of them can harm your hair and your health. So let’s discuss ..read more
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How Often Should You Retwist Locs for Optimal Health and Growth?
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by Christian Velitchkov
5M ago
Maintaining your locs is crucial to keeping them healthy and looking amazing — and regular retwisting is an essential part of your maintenance routine. However, many people struggle with their retwist schedule; how often do you really need to retwist them, anyway? Retwisting too often can damage your locs, but not retwisting often enough can lead to a mess. We’ll discuss how to determine the ideal retwist schedule for you and your lovely locs! Related: How Long Do Dreadlocks Last? How Often Do You Need to Have Your Locs Retwisted? Unfortunately, there’s no one answer — your hair and locs are u ..read more
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When Is the Proper Time to Wash Starter Locs?
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by Christian Velitchkov
5M ago
Starter locs is an exciting time since it’s the first step in your locs journey.  However, you might have questions about when and how frequently you should wash starter locs. We put together this guide to explain the proper time to wash starter locs and give tips on washing and maintaining them properly as they mature.  Related: How To Clean Gunk Out Of Dreadlocks? What Are Starter Locs? Starter locs, also commonly called baby locs, is a term that refers to the initial stage after your dreadlocks have been locked. Your locs will be in their starter phase for anywhere from three to s ..read more
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Dreadlocks and Rastafarian Culture: An Exploration
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by Christian Velitchkov
5M ago
The vibrant, unmistakable image of dreadlocks has long been closely associated with the Rastafarian culture. Many people connect these distinctive locks to reggae music, Jamaica and Bob Marley — but what is often overlooked is the deeper meaning behind this hairstyle; its representation of a spiritual journey that became an expression of identity and ancient tradition for many adherents of Rastafari. In this blog post, we’ll dive a little deeper into the roots and symbolism of dreadlocks in Rastafarian culture to help readers gain new insight into why they have come to be such an integral part ..read more
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What Exactly Does Sea Salt Spray Do For Your Hair?
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by Christian Velitchkov
5M ago
Many people want to capture the natural, shaggy look your hair takes on after you swim in the salty ocean. Sadly, unless you’re a professional surfer, you will likely not go into salt water daily.  The good news is that there are products like sea salt pray that can capture many benefits that salt water brings to hair. But what exactly does sea salt spray do for your hair? And is it worth investing in for your locs?  In this guide, we’ll be exploring the answers to these questions and more. That way, you can use sea salt spray for your daily hair routine.  What Is Sea Salt Spray ..read more
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Managing Dreadlocks During Travel: Tips for Long Trips
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by Christian Velitchkov
5M ago
Are you planning an extended adventure but dreading how your locks will fare? Managing and caring for dreadlocks while traveling can be challenging, but it doesn't have to defeat the purpose of adventure. Taking care of those beloved tresses is achievable, so that your dream journey becomes an unforgettable one. Thankfully there are tips and tricks out there to help you manage your dreadlocks during travel, enabling both a relaxing and trouble-free experience. Read on to discover practical strategies for maintaining beautiful locs on long trips – keep calm and take off. Moisturize Your Dreadlo ..read more
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Dreadlocks and Self-Expression: Unleashing Your Unique Style
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by Christian Velitchkov
5M ago
Dreadlocks have a long and varied history from all sorts of backgrounds and cultures. Throughout the ages, dreadlocks have been worn as self-expression; they show others that you stand outside of what is considered "normal." Today, more and more people are looking towards this unique hairstyle to express themselves creatively and boldly. Whether you're just starting out or already wearing dreads, this blog post will provide tips on crafting your dreadlock journey into an empowering reflection of who you are. Read on to learn the basics about building your original style with dreadlocks. What’s ..read more
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Top 5 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Dreadlock and Loc Hair Products
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by Christian Velitchkov
5M ago
Put care into your hair. The average American experiences 96 bad hair days every year, with 46% of Americans experiencing hair loss on a regular basis. Many assume they’re doing the right thing with their hair care products. But those products may be causing the problems they are supposed to fix. What do you need to avoid in your dreadlock and loc hair products? Here are the five most harmful ingredients you can stop purchasing today. 1. Sulfates Sulfates are chemical detergents that create the foam in your dreadlock shampoo or conditioner. They are among the most popular ingredients in hair c ..read more
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How to Transition to Vegan and Organic Loc Hair Products
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by Christian Velitchkov
5M ago
Dive into the world of vegan loc hair products. The vegan cosmetic industry is worth more than $16 billion and will nearly double in value by 2031. More people are transitioning to vegan and organic loc hair products, yet many haven’t made the transition.  Why should you transition to vegan and organic products? What must you do to transition to vegan hair care products? Here is your guide on answering these questions and transforming your life with excellent hair care items.  Understand the Benefits of Vegan and Organic Products You should transition to vegan and organic products fo ..read more
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