Posts — maintaining locs

Caring For Your Locs

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Caring For Your Locs

Gone are the days when people thought having locs meant ignoring your hair. Locs care is ever prominent. Although having locs is low maintenance, there are some maintenance tips to go by to ensure that your locs are healthy. Before we get into how to care for your locs, it is important to know the different stages of locs and some key points to take note of. Starter stage: this is usually the first 6 months of loc-ing your hair. They're usually small, well parted and generally neat. Washing sparingly during this time helps to keep the locs intact. Budding...

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Turning Natural

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Turning Natural

Being a naturalista is all fun and games until it isn't. Perhaps, if we were privy to some nuggets of wisdom about natural hair, things might have been a bit easier.

Here are few nuggets to keep in mind while we go through our natural hair journey.

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Caring For Locs

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Caring For Locs

There's a whole culture around locs we often forget to talk about. Although there's a fountain of information about taking care of locs, it often gets lost in 'translation'. In today's post, we highlight the basics of taking care of locs. For the avoidance of doubt, all the points discussed are in relation to permanent locs. Moisturize your locs Contrary to popular beliefs, you can't leave locs to chance. One of the most important things you can do for your locs is to moisturize it. Aside moisturizing on washdays, get yourself a locs spray or hair mist you can use...

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Reuse and Refill - It's Time for a Change

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Reuse and Refill - It's Time for a Change
Any move to reduce waste is positive, no matter how little it is perceived. By using the refill packs instead of the bottles, you help reduce CO2 emissions by 70%. Your effort towards reducing waste does not go unnoticed. 

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Hair breakage - What are you doing wrong?

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Hair breakage - What are you doing wrong?
Yes we know you want to see how long your hair is. There are other ways of doing that without 'burning' your hair away. Try using African threading or banding instead of constantly applying the hot iron or curler. If you must absolutely do this, then please use a heat protectant. Don't leave any chances. 

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