All throughout out my loc journey I've heard this infamous question "Can I touch your locs?" I've noticed over time that this question bothered me more when white people asked then when black people asked. I felt like white people wanted to touch my hair like I'm some circus freak on display to entertain the [...]
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 [...]
How To Wash Dreadlocks: A Beginner’s Guide To Keeping Your Locs Clean
So you've finally made the decision that you want to grow your hair into locs. It's been a good amount of time since you started your journey and you can see the growth and transformation. There's only one problem, keeping your hair clean is becoming more of a challenge everyday. Have no fear, if you [...]