By Terez Howard Not immediately.A friend of mine recently asked me about this. Sisterlocks do not require a perm-free head initially. The official Sisterlocks website reads, “Though the transition will take more time, your hair care professional who is trained in Sisterlocks techniques can help you make that transition.
By Terez Howard I got to interview Robin Mitchell, certified Sisterlocks consultant and certified retightening instructor, about the Sisterlocks retightening class. Here a few snippets of the interview. You can find my entire interview with Robin at my Sisterlocks blog.
By Terez Howard Before I got my Sisterlocks, I had a ton of questions. Even after I got them down to the present-day, I continue to ask questions.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 After I read Going Natural: How to Fall in Love With Nappy Hair by Mireille Liong-A-Kong, the lady behind […]
Founder of Sisterlocks Jo-Anne Cornwell in Brooklyn The founder of the Sisterlocks System is on a tour promoting her book “That hair thing.” Last Sunday Sisterlocks consultant Kelli from Created in His Iamge organized a special signing for Miss Cornwell in Brooklyn and I was happy to be invited.
An in-depth interview with the woman who invented Sisterlocks: JoAnn Cornwell