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All the posts on this site talk about starting and maintaining your locs and features men and women with dreadlocks.

Locs Hairstyles for Men

Best Dread Styles for Men

Hair styles speak more about your personality than your words ever could. Dreadlock is one such hairstyle that has always intrigued others…

Locs in Jamaica

Where to start locs in Jamaica

Are you planning a trip to the land of wood and water? Jamaica is well known as being the dreadlocks/rastafarian capital of…

Locs Flat Twist and Fishtail Hairstyle

Flat Twist & Lobster Roll Locs Hairstyle Tutorial

Sometimes you get the best locs hairstyles by simply combining techniques that you already know. I think most of us can do…

Audri's locs growth comparison between May 2014 and Jan 2016

Locs Feature | Audri from the United States

Name: Audri From: Fort Lauderdale, FL Occupation: Full Time Student Natural Since: Last relaxer was 10/2012. I transitioned and cut the relaxed hair off in…

Curly locs hairstyles

Locs Feature | Ketema from Florida, USA

Name: Ketema Thomas wonderful From: Ft. Lauderdale, FL Occupation: Patient Navigator Natural Since: (Don’t remember the month, 2007) Loc’d Since: (October, 2010) DIYLocs: Why did…

Before and After Loc Reattachment – Video Still from DXLYN locs

Q+A | How to Reattach Broken or Cut Locs

Question My locs were damaged from colour and broke off. Is it possible to reattach the loc? I don’t want to use…

Locs highlighted with Textures and Tones in the Colour Cocoa Brown - 3N

Braidlocs Update – Months 17-18 (Staple Loc Products)

It’s been 1 year and 6 months since I’ve had my braidlocs (locs started with natural plaits/ natural box braids). I’m headed…

Curly locs hairstyle created with perm rods

Hairstyle Review – Curly Locs Hairstyle Using Perm Rods

On Christmas Eve, I decided to try a locs curling method that I have not visited in a very long time. My curly…

Crystal's Coloured Locs

Locs Feature | Crystal from the Bahamas

Name: Crystal 
 From: Nassau, Bahamas
 Natural Since: November 2006 
Loc’d Since: April 2007 DIYLocs: Why did you go natural and decide to loc…

My hair before and after being bleached and dyed varying colours.

1 Year 4 Months Loc Update – On Dying Locs

Hey everyone. It’s been a while since I’ve checked in with a loc update and a LOT has happened. I’ve bleached my…

Jodian's Crimped Locs

Locs Feature | Jodian from Jamaica

Name: Jodian Blake
 From: Manchester, Jamaica 
Occupation: Teacher
 Natural Since: September, 2008 Loc’d Since: August, 2012 DIYLocs: Why did you go natural and…

Starter locs - Coils

How to Start Dreadlocks with Coils

Comb coils are one of the most popular ways of starting traditional locs (also called dreads or dreadlocks) – especially for those…

Messy Loc Bun

Locs Feature: Danielle the Producer

Name: Danielle 
Occupation: Visual Artist/Producer
 Natural Since: 2004 Loc’d Since: 2007 DIYLocs: Why did you go natural and decide to loc your hair?…

Pros and cons of thick dreadlocks

The Pros and Cons of Thick Dreadlocks

Like a chemical relaxer (straightener), dreadlocks are pretty permanent. This is why choosing the size of your locs can be a difficult…