By Terez Howard One major draw to Sisterlocks is the ability to create a huge range of natural hair styles. The micro-sized locs allow for intricate styling options. The precise parting grid allows a complete amateur stylist, like myself, to create awesome hair styles with ease. This month, I took Sisterlocks’ versatility to a new […]
After I read Going Natural: How to Fall in Love With Nappy Hair by Mireille Liong-A-Kong, the lady behind this super helpful natural hair care resource, I knew that I was ready to get locs.
By Terez Howard Let me let you in if you haven’t heard. Sisterlocks are expensive. There’s no way around it. Sisterlocks’ cost can easily climb to over $1,500 the first year. That looks like a nice down payment on a car or an awesome piece of furniture. When you start talking about paying over $1,000 […]
Two words: protective styling. Naturally Curly writer Senora Harris explains protective styling keeps the ends tucked away as a means to combat split ends. Protective natural hair styles include twists, Bantu knots and braids. Senora mentioned that constant combing and handling of tightly coiled hair can cause breakage. Ladies with tightly coiled hair types achieve […]
Yup. Locks are matted chords of dead, shed hair. Actually, all hair is dead. Oh, but there’s more. Did you know there there are finitely 100,000 hairs that grow on your head at infancy. Those hair strands are terminal and will only regenerate a certain number of lifecyles. Those hair strands will cycle through telogen, […]
Sister locks are a trademarked method of locking hair. The individuals who install Sisterlocks have to take training courses to receive the title “trainee” or “consultant.” As the Almond Avocado blog notes, graduates of the comprehensive Sisterlocks training program are named trainees, while trainees certified from the Sisterlocks home office become consultants.
What I like about my Sisterlocks My favorite thing about my Sisterlocks is that detangling has become a thing of the past. I hated detangling my loose natural hair. My impatience with knots and tangles led me to snap and break more than a few of my fragile strands. Now, I never have to detangle […]