The Awkward Phase

The Awkward Phase of Locs You Love to Hate

Are you familiar with the different phases of locs?  Well, I'm here to tell you that the awkward stage is the one that teaches you patience.  As one who has grown out short natural hairstyles a few times over the years, the awkward phase of growing out your hair, whether loose or locked, is a

Steps in loc journey

Loc Journey: Steps to Preparing Hair to Becoming Locked

If anyone told you that your hair would loc overnight, probably they were unsure of the process.  It will take some time for your hair strands to wrap around itself and form an actual loc.  I've been fortunate enough to have very coarse hair, and in the time since June 22, 2020, the day I

transition to sisterlocks

I’m Transitioning my Loose 4c Hair to Sisterlocks

I'm transitioning from a loose natural to sisterlocks. I'm so excited to physically begin this journey sisterlocks. Mentally, it's so much to learn and decide on, because like I've been told by a couple of hairstylists, it's a commitment. I've been natural since 2012, when I decided to cut off all the permed hair from