FAQ’s About My Locs

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Below are the answers to questions people frequently ask me about my locs.

How many locs do you have? I have 100 locs.20151212_170559

Did you start your own locs? No, I had a professional stylist start my locs.

How did you start your locs? My locs started as two strand twists.

How often do you wash your hair? Every 2-3 weeks.

How often do you retwist? I retwist every time I wash so every 2-3 weeks.

What method do you use to retwist? My locs are palm rolled.

How long was it before your hair began to loc? I think it was about a 1-1/2 before I started to notice budding.

Who maintains your locs? I currenly maintain my locs on my own.

How do you maintain your locs? I spray my scalp with apple cider vinegar an hour or two before I wash my hair. I wash my hair with Dr. Bronner Castile Soap. Do a final rinse in cold water. I retwist with 100% aloe vera gel. I moisturize 4-5 times a week.

How do you reduce frizz? When I wash I do a final rinse with cold water.

What do you retwist with? I just use 100% Aloe Vera Gel or I make a DIY Aloe Vera Loc Gel.

What do you use to wash your locs? I wash my hair with Castile Soap.

What types of oils do you use on your locs? Mainly Extra Virgin Olive Oil and coconut oil.

How do you moisturize your locs? I make my own Coconut Water Leave in Spray that can be used daily, using a mixture of aloe vera juice, coconut water, and essential oils. I like to Moisturize Scalp With Oils. I use a mixture of carrier oils (i.e olive oil, coconut oil) and essential oils (i.e lavender oil, tea tree oil).

Do you have any tutorials? Yes, check out our YouTube channel @naturalnessdotcom.

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If you have any other questions feel free to leave a comment below and I’ll add them to the list.