Locs & Stuff is my blog about my loc journey from tiny braids to Micro Locs, living in Brooklyn, NY, traveling around the world, changing the perception of Natural Hair and managing my store whatnaturalslove.com.
Bonnets for Dreads : If you have locs, more than likely you feel the need to protect your hair at night by wearing a satin lined hair bonnet, silk scarf, or some other form of hair protection. The reason being is to protect your locs from lint, frizz, and dryness – all things locs are […]
Black Seed oil for hair : It was my namesake friend who told me years ago that Black Seed oil had grown her hair. She was a newly natural and couldn’t stop raving about this miracle oil that was moisturizing and growing her hair.
These days, you don’t have to look hard to find stories of hair discrimination against African Americans. From elementary school children to adults in the workplace, African Americans are consistently targeted for how they wear their hair.
A look at the Dreadlocks styles from Model/Actor Patrick Marcelino. His shoulder length hair is as versatile as the styles he rocks!
Bantu Knots on Locs One of the great things about natural hair is the incredible versatility. African strands are the only hair type that allow you to dramatically change your look without the need for a cut, color, chemicals or extensions. Think about it. The versatility of Locs You only need a 4 inch fro […]
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to embrace a new hairstyle that reflects love, style, and sophistication. One stunning option to consider is Pearled Bantu Knots, a captivating and unique hairstyle that will undoubtedly turn heads. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the beauty of Pearled Bantu Knots […]
Yassant, embraced the beauty of natural locks nearly three decades ago. In a recent conversation with Mireille, Yassant shares his personal experience with locing and dispels myths about discrimination and maintenance associated with this distinctive hairstyle. Yassant’s Lock Journey Yassant’s journey into the world of locks began with a simple attraction to the style. She […]
Starting 2024 I hope you had a great start and that you are full of energy to make this year your best one yet. As this is the 20th anniversary of my book coming out, Going Natural, How to Fall in Love with Nappy Hair, we do plan to make 2024 the best one yet here at What […]
Are you thinking about starting your locs journey or curious about the experiences of those who have embraced this unique and natural hairstyle? In this engaging discussion, Milo and Olivia share their reasons for choosing locs, their personal journeys, and the joys and challenges they’ve encountered along the way. The Beginning of the Journey We […]
What a year 2023 has been! With 78 blog posts, over 200 new reels, 230 fresh reviews, an amazing 15k new followers, and a staggering reach of 20.5 million across social platforms, we’ve seen our WhatNaturalsLove community flourish. And it’s all thanks to you – our incredible supporters. Every like, share, comment, and follow has […]
Michelle’s loc journey began in 2017, marking seven years of her captivating transformation. Prior to this, she had been natural for two decades, determined never to succumb to the allure of chemical straightening. Michelle’s journey started as a contemplation, and it’s fascinating to see how she transitioned from the idea of locs to becoming a […]
In a recent conversation with Andre, a man who has been on a 15-year journey with dreadlocks, we delved into the world of hair as a statement of identity, artistic expression, and even potential discrimination. Join us as we explore the intriguing facets of Andre’s dreadlock journey and the broader implications of hair in society. […]
In yet another superb locs story, Melanie shared her insights, and the captivating allure of her locs. As we delve into Melanie’s inspiring story, we discover the motivations behind her loc journey, the challenges she faced, and the exciting moment when she had the opportunity to choose between two non-damaging hair ties—gifts from What Naturals Love […]