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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...

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...

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...