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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

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.
I Cut My Locs

I Took Out My Locs And I Don’t Feel Beautiful

I feel gorgeous! Although most of my tribe, family, friends and social media community, didn’t agree with my decision to start a new set of locs, the decision worked for me. I’ve had Sisterlocks and combed them out after two years, now with this set of traditional locs I went through the same process. Although, the experience was very different.
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Locs Under a Microscope

A look at my locs under a microscope to see what’s inside of locs, what locs are made of and the reasons why grooming is so important.