All naturals, whether you are rocking or fro or locs should clarify their hair, but when you wear locs it is of the utmost importance. Unlike free flowing natural hair, locs easily acquire buildup and since the tresses are not loose buildup often gets trapped into locs. For starters you should be using lightweight products to maintain your locs. Please just say no to wax!
Wondering what are the best dreadlock products to use? Whatever you decide is the best fit for you the most important factor is it should be lightweight. Locs are prone to buildup; products and debris are not easily removed from your strands. Which is why heavy waxes and butters are not the way to go. Go with light gels to retwist and give your hair hold.
Spare yourself from suffering from buildup or breakage by being knowledgeable before you start your dreadlocks. These are tips that I wish I knew when I wore mine way back when: #1 Use light products Being that your hair will be locked up and not worn out loosely it is easy for buildup to get stuck in your strands. Which means you will want to
Taymer’s Anti Itch Braid Spray recipe is awesome, but I don’t have cool ingredients like hibiscus powder or sweet orange essential oil (although I wish I did!) so I ended up creating my own simplified version, that works amazingly well at keeping the itchies at bay. Here’s what I have been using: Spray bottle Filtered Water – (for moisture) 100% Lemon Juice (for removing product buildup and scalp
It is a pleasure to feature Kay of NappyHeadedBlackGirl.com in this Natural Diva Spotlight. What made you want to start your locs? I woke up one day and knew I wanted them. That was on a Monday. By Friday, I had started with two-strand twists. It was just that simple. I had already been natural for years but never thought I’d want dreads,