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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;...

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...

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...