Like many other hairstyles and haircuts, it can be really difficult to transition from locs to loose or even longer loose hair. Still, It can be done and done very successfully. Here are my top 3 methods for transitioning from locs to loose natural hair. Method #1 Cut your locs off. It’s the easiest and most simple way. You will have the chore of growing out your hair if you don’t plan to keep it short but this grow-out period can be a time to really get to know your hair again and enjoy it at each stage of length. Method #2 Detangling. Locs are essentially organized tangled hair. If you maintain your locs by re-twisting/palm-rolling, this process can be
We're sure we've all been there. Your long flowing loc decides to snap after growing it for so long! We know it can feel devastating but relax, it's really not the end of the world! Discover 3 simple things to do when your locs breaks. Discover why your locs are breaking – The number one cause for locs to break is by colouring your hair often and/or incorrectly/or not caring for coloured hair. We take locs for granted sometimes and think they don't need much TLC and may skip the treatment and conditioned/moisturized steps. Try Knotty Boy Conditioning Spray (as recommended by Folami Summerville) or Eden Body Works hair milk and Shea Radiance hair repair lotion. See your stylist to see if
These natural oils will add moisture and shine to your hair, they will nourish the scalp helping to reduce dry, flaky skin, they will help to get rid of dandruff, and they will aid faster and healthier hair growth – all without the use of expensive cosmetics or dangerous chemicals! To apply any of the treatments below, massage a bit of room temperature or slightly warmed oil to your roots and scalp working it down to the tips like you would with conditioner. Put on a shower cap and let it soak in for about half an hour, then wash your hair using an all-natural shampoo. For thick unruly hair try Coconut, Argan, Avocado or Extra-virgin olive oil. For thinner
Often times when we buy hair products that work for our hair, we are so focused on how well they work for us that we don’t even bother to look at the ingredients in the product. For example, all of our shampoos worked pretty well until we learned what sulfate was. Or remember when we were drowning our scalp and hair in Blue Magic until we found out that petroleum did absolutely nothing but clog up our pores?
We get a ton of questions about dry hair these days and since my own hair has been abnormally dry I am inclined to think it might be something in the air. When my hair is dry the one thing I love adding to all my DIY deep conditioners is honey! Honey naturally attracts moisture and feeds hair follicles with nutrients and antioxidants. Here are some honey based recipes you can try to help restore your hair to its naturally moisturized state. 1. Honey with Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar acts as a natural conditioner and gives your hair a lovely shine. Use: – 10 tsp of apple cider vinegar – 1/4 cup of organic raw honey Preparation: Mix