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My Journey

A glimpse into my natural hair and locs journey. I did the big chop in January 2009 and wore my loose natural hair for a year before I locked my hair.
SisterlocksOctober 10, 2010 | Traditional LocsDecember 12, 2012

woman with thick locs

How Locs Changed My Life

I have been locking my hair for 10 years and recently I took a moment to reflect on how my journey with locs has changed my life. This is the open reflection that came up for me.

How Long Does It Take To Shampoo Thick Locs?

Sharing an update on my shampoo regimen and an insightful look at what it is like to shampoo thick locs and how long the process actually takes.

I’m Scared to Start My Kid’s Locs

Recently my son has asked me to start his locs but I am so afraid to start my kid’s locs! There are so many things to consider with locs and I wonder if he is really ready for the journey.
Showing the current length of my thick long locs

I Believe My Locs Are Sacred

Everyone starts their journey with locs for various reasons. As I reflect on the meaning of my locs, I am reminded of their power.
Thin Twists for Starter Locs

Thin Twists to Thick Locs

Reflecting on how my two-strand twists have evolved into thick locs over the last 4 years and a few of the major milestones in between.