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Locing and/or Dreading Your Hair

In Writing (all kinds) on May 17, 2017 at 3:00 AM

So many people have great stories to tell about their hair locing journey. Although I had a fantastic hair loctician Mariam Ibrahim help me start my locs and she had encouraged me to do so for four years before I made the final decision to loc, I will always be grateful for her time, her kindness and her tremendous skills.

If you live in a part of the world where it could be difficult for you to find a loctician, one way you can start your locs would be to do it on your own.

You do not need nor require beeswax, however if this is your choice to use this – it will help your hair to loc faster and that is true! I used beeswax to loc my hair in the late nineteen nineties and my hair loced instantaneously! Although beeswax can sometimes dull the look of your natural hair so you must keep re-applying. It is generally recommended for those people who have a Caucasian hair type that they do use beeswax to loc their hair because it is more difficult and takes longer in order to loc that hair type. Read the rest of this entry »

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