The Beginning.. Many people over complicate starting their loc journey. When I started growing my locs 5 years ago I too overcomplicated this very simple process. Hopefully I can shed some light on a few things to make your decision to grow locs a smooth and easy transition. So before you go purchasing hair products [...]
The Basics of Dreadlock Maintenance: Water and Oil
Cover Photo: Luka Sabbat Oftentimes we overcomplicate some incredibly simple concepts, Locs are one of those concepts. If we are talking bare minimum necessities required for a strong, healthy set of locs then I believe all you really need is water and oil. This does not include whatever shampoo/soap you intend to clean your hair [...]
What Is The Difference Between Manicured And Freeform Locs?
In the world of locs, there are many styles and variations. It's very difficult to put locs into a specific category because everyone's locs are unique and nobody's locs are exactly the same. In this article, we'll be looking at opposite ends of the loc spectrum. Freeform and Manicured. Please don't let these titles allow [...]
The Cultural Significance Of J. Cole’s Dreadlocks
What's the big deal about J Cole's Dreadlocks? They are natural and free. This is contrary to the status quo of manicured, neat looking locs. J Cole has broken the mold of twisted, colored locs and have inspired the younger (and older) generation to embrace their natural hair and texture. In the day and age [...]