Tru Dreadz Interview: Garvin Gabriel

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What is your name?

My Name is Garvin Gabriel

Also known as BlackLionHill

Where are you from?

Am from an island in the Caribbean called St. Lucia
but i currently life in the UK.

What do you do for a living?

Am a Calisthenics Athlete, Coach and trainer.

What made you decide to loc your hair?

What made me decide to grow my hair?
The idea of strength. To me my locs is a visual expression of that raw lion power.
Also it is a symbol of longevity, living as one with nature and finding peace. Within the body, mind and spirit.

How long have you bee­n loc’d?

My locs are freeform locs so it maintainers itself i only wash with water and rinse it with herbs and add nature oils.

What do you do for l­oc maintenance?

I dont use any Products.
I only wash my Los with water, at times Pink salt water. After i rinse it with herbs etc rosemary and lavender.

If you use products, what’s your favorite product?

I dont use any products.
I only wash my Locs with water, at times Pink salt water. After i rinse it with herbs etc rosemary and lavender.

Any advice you would give to someone who w­ants locs?

Advice to someone who wants locs.
Truly ask yourself why you want locs. Is it for others? Is it for your self?
If its for others, no point. But as is many things in life, fashion. Fashion comes and goes so your locs will not last.
If its for yourself. Know that this hair style is ancient. Walk with pride regardless of negative opinions. Be at its ease, use it to better yourself.

Random Question: What’s the best fitness advice you would give to someone just getting back in shape?

Best fitness advice just start now. Like the natives use to say the best time to plan a tree was 10 years ago.
10 years ago is today, 10 years from now. So start now.
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Follow Garvin On Instagram

@blacklionhill

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Author: Jason W.

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