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First Self-Retwist
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First Self-Retwist

“Mama I made it!” That’s how I felt after removing all the pins from my hair and seeing that I didn’t jack my little baby locs up. Disaster. Averted! Here’s a recap of the momentous occasion. I started off by shampooing with Dr. Locs Yasin Shampoo. Even after lathering my hair 3 times, this shampoo...

5 Things I Haven’t Missed Since Locing My Hair
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5 Things I Haven’t Missed Since Locing My Hair

01. Long wash days When deciding whether or not to go through with my decision to loc my hair, thinking about how much shorter my wash days would become was definitely one of the factors that pushed me towards committing to the idea. My wash days weren’t marathons but they were longer than what I’d...

Hibiscus and Rosewater Moisturizing Spray for Locs
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Hibiscus and Rosewater Moisturizing Spray for Locs

Since locing my hair, I’ve been keeping my little starter locs moisturized by spraying my hair with rosewater (and rosewater + glycerin when the humidity in my area is high. Using rosewater has been great – it nourishes my hair with no build up – but I’ve wanted to mix up a moisturizing spray with...

I’m Locing My Hair!
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I’m Locing My Hair!

After many weeks and lots of hours, I FINLLY was able to restore the blog and posts all the way back to 2009. JGA has a new look and so does my hair! By now you’ve undoubtedly seen my updates on my Instagram account, and know that I’ve started locing my hair! I started this...