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Hello Month 5 & Retwist No. 5
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Hello Month 5 & Retwist No. 5

I’m still in awe that I’m actually locing my hair, never mind that it’s already been 5 months since my little starter locs were installed. This new loc journey is by far the easiest one yet when compared to learning to care for my relaxed hair and then my natural hair, but it is testing...

Retwist No. 4 And How I Retwist My Starter Locs
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Retwist No. 4 And How I Retwist My Starter Locs

It’s that time again, and this time I made it to the 5 week mark before breaking out the loc gel. After applying temporary hair color gel to my hair twice, spraying my hair with moisturizing mist, oiling my scalp, and of course sweating (I often cold sweat at night and especially from my scalp;...

3 Months Into My Loc Journey
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3 Months Into My Loc Journey

Can you believe it’s been 3 months, THREE, since I had my started locs put in on Feb. 6th?! THREE! I may be the only one flabbergasted by this but y’all have to understand that I’ve thought about locing my hair for years, and then 3 months just up and flies by! I totally missed...

Retwist No. 3
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Retwist No. 3

I was trying to hold out until I’d hit week 5 at least to retwist my hair, but my hair had other ideas. My hair has been growing like a weed and started matting at the roots. I was completely over having to finger-combing my roots to keep my hair from matting so I decided...

Why I Decided To Loc My Hair
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Why I Decided To Loc My Hair

Since sharing on IG that I’ve started the process to loc my hair, this has been the most asked question. My motivation to loc my hair isn’t really all that deep. I’ve reached a point in my life where I crave and prefer simplicity. As much as I loved my loose natural hair, it felt like...