Afro versus Locs

When you have locs you have unlimited styles and length,but limited texture and size. You can wear it in cornrows. You can wear it in a basket weave. You can wear it in bantu knots.

You can wear it in twists.

You can wear it in thread wraps or yarn locs etc. You can wear it in braid out,twist out or curls.

You can wear it in extensions. You can wear it as it is, locs that are not styled. You can wear a wig if it is not too long.

You can wear can wear a scarf or head wrap.

*Relaxer is a carcinogen and damages the hair.

*Blow-drying and heat straightening damages the hair.

*Combing breaks the hair.

*Hair extensions block the hair from getting enough moisture and oils, as you are more likely to moisturise the false hair more than your own natural hair.

*Also extensions are plaited/braided by using a lot of extensions and less of your own hair mixed in the plait as a result when your hair starts to grow the weight of the extension pulls on your hair.

With locs you have unlimited styles and length,but limited texture and size.

You can wear it in cornrows.

You can wear it in a basket weave.

You can wear it in bantu knots.

You can wear it in twists.

You can wear it in thread wraps or yarn locs etc.

You can wear it in braid out,twist out or curls.

You can wear it in extensions.

You can wear it as it is, locs that are not styled.

You can wear a wig if it is not too long.

You can wear can wear a scarf or head wrap.

With medium length or a long afro you have unlimited styles but limited length.

You can have it straight by heat (tonging and blow-drying).

You can wear it in cornrows.

You can wear it in bantu knots.

You can wear it in thread wrap.

You can wear it in a loose afro.

You can wear it in two strand twists.

You can wear can wear it in all types of extensions.

You can wear a wig.

You can wear a scarf or head wrap.

Get to know your afro hair and scalp.Questions to ask yourself.

1*How much shrinkage do you get when you wash your hair or if it gets wet?

2*How dry is your hair? *How much products do you have to use?

3*How many curls per inch is your hair near the front,at the centre and near the back of your hair?

4* How many styles can you do with your natural loose afro hair?

5*Do you have a limited amount of styles with your hair?

6*Does your hair grow to a limited length,which limits your styling options?

7*Do you have a dry scalp?

8*Do you have a sensitive scalp?Does it hurt when it is being braided or interlocked or latched?

9*Can you have a twist out? Can you change the curl pattern of your loose natural afro hair by twisting or braiding? If so how long can it last?

10*How long does it take to comb your loose natural afro hair? How much hair do you loose when you comb your hair?

11*How much time do you spend styling your loose natural afro hair?

The benefit of locs. Locs means using less moisturising products, oils or pomade. Locs means you spend less time styling your hair on a daily basis. Locs means no more hair loss through combing. Locs are environmentally friendly,because you don’t have to wear extensions,extensions are plastics or nylon.Plastic extensions take up to two hundred years to break down into the soil.

With medium length or a long afro you have unlimited styles,texture,and braid size, but limited length. You can have it straight by heat (tonging and blow-drying). You can wear it in cornrows. You can wear it in bantu knots. You can wear it in thread wrap. You can wear it in a loose afro.

You can wear it in two strand twists.

You can wear can wear it in all types of extensions.

You can wear a wig. You can wear a scarf or head wrap.

Get to know your afro hair and scalp.Questions to ask yourself. 1*How much shrinkage do you get when you wash your hair or if it gets wet? 2*How dry is your hair? *How much products do you have to use? 3*How many curls per inch is your hair near the front,at the centre and near the back of your hair? 4* How many styles can you do with your natural loose afro hair? 5*Do you have a limited amount of styles with your hair? 6*Does your hair grow to a limited length,which limits your styling options? 7*Do you have a dry scalp? 8*Do you have a sensitive scalp?Does it hurt when it is being braided or interlocked or latched? 9*Can you have a twist out? Can you change the curl pattern of your loose natural afro hair by twisting or braiding? If so how long can it last? 10*How long does it take to comb your loose natural afro hair? How much hair do you loose when you comb your hair? 11*How much time do you spend styling your loose natural afro hair?

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