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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

Ponytail Method Retwist Results

I Tried The Ponytail Method for Retwisting—Here’s What Happened…

Sharing the results of my first attempt using the Ponytail Method for retwisting. This method is ideal for thicker locs or to make your locs fuller.

How I Instantly Combined My Locs

Sharing details on combining my locs because a few were too thin and the technique I used to achieve instantly combined locs at the ends.
First 6 Months With Locs

First 6 Months With Locs: What I Learned

A look at my first 6 months with locs and lessons that I’ve learned along the way about styling, retwisting, using twists to start locs.

What Locs Look Like at 9 Weeks

A raw look into the roots and confidence of the locking process in the beginning stage. You will see that locs unravel, become frizzy, and are unruly but are still beautiful.
Week One Starter Locs With Two Strand Twists

Week One Starter Locs Update

A video and update with pictures of my new set of starter locs at week one. I started my locs with two-strand twists to allow for them to mature into thicker locs.