Words of encouragement and pictures of inspiration to help you embrace your journey.

The 7 Biggest Lessons Learned With Locs -

The Biggest Lessons Learned With Locs

A Loc’d Community Collaboration video sharing the biggest lessons we’ve learned with Traditional Locs, Thick Locs, Freeform Locs, Colored Locs, Sisterlocks, and Interlocked Locs.

4 Reasons Why I Miss My Sisterlocks -

4 Reasons Why I Miss My Sisterlocks

On October 10th2010, I began my journey with Sisterlocks— today they would have been 5 years old if I hadn’t let them go 3 years ago. I rejoice at the freedom I gained after I picked them out, but sometimes I do miss them. More of than not, I miss my Sisterlocks when I see women with beautifully cultivated, perfectly uniform Sisterlocks. So there are 4 reasons, well women in particular, that really make me...

Snoop Lion Starter Locs -

Embracing Your Hair: A Lesson From Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg is apart of a very exclusive group of men that can wear spiral curls, pigtails and a satin scarf yet still maintain his masculinity and street credibility. Over the past 20 years Snoop Dogg’s coiffure has always been silky, shiny and laid (for the gawds), but all that changed 3 years ago.

Ledisi with a Locs Updo

Ledisi Joins Design Essentials: Showcasing Locs in the Beauty Industry

I couldn’t be more excited for her AND the natural hair community! Ledisi, a Grammy-nominated R&B songstress, known for her gorgeous locs, has just been named the first Brand Ambassador for the Design Essentials Natural line “Coconut & Monoi”. There are so many reasons why choosing Ledisi as the face of the Design Essentials Natural line speaks volumes for the progress of natural hair in the mainstream beauty industry. Think about it, when was the...

postpartum hair loss on edges

4 Tips to Overcome Postpartum Hair Loss

“After you give birth you’re hair is going to fall out!” I heard this for the majority of my pregnancy but I dismissed the warning because I was convinced that if you have locs your hair won’t fall out; I’d bet money on it. At 3 months postpartum, I was winning the bet but by 4 months postpartum my luck started to change. What is Postpartum Hair Loss? By definition, postpartum (hair loss) alopecia is...