Hey, my girlies! Faux locs seem to be in trend and we cannot deny that they are head turners. But, really, what’s the rave about? We’ll see.

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Here is all you need to know about faux locs

Faux locs are a temporary protective style installed by twisting or braiding one’s real hair and then wrapping additional hair around the shaft of the braid/twist. It can also be fixed by tucking your braided hair into the loc, this is a quicker method. They are basically commitment-free dreads, meaning you don’t have to put in so much efforts to maintaining it. It’s a great alternative to braids or wearing your natural hair.

It’s a great style for women who are transitioning from relaxed to natural hair, and it’s a way to get dread locs without having to make a permanent decision.

all you need to know about faux locs

How to install Faux Locs

There are three popular ways for achieving Faux Locs:

  1. Getting your natural hair braided and then a coarse type of extension is wrapped around the shaft of the braid. It can be done to any length. Watch tutorial here
  2. You can be achieve the look by crocheting them onto corn rows. This technique saves time but may give an unrealistic look especially if not properly installed. Watch here for a tutorial.
  3. Another method to try when you want a realistic look and save time as well is the tucking in method. It involves tucking your braided or twisted hair into your faux locs using a crochet pin. Watch here how to install with this technique.

They all work well, so it’s completely down to personal preference and stylist when it comes to which you choose.




all you need to know about faux locs


Things to consider when getting faux locs

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There are upsides and downsides that come with hairstyles. These should be taken into consideration when choosing a hairstyle.

As amazing and beautiful as faux locs can be, the main con you’ll want to take into consideration while deciding if this is the right style for you is how heavy they can be.

Faux locs can be relatively heavy, it all depends on the type used and the quantity installed.

This weight may cause tension on your hair if your hair is not properly taken care of.

Do faux locs cost so much?

The price of getting faux locs and having them installed vary with locations, ranging from several hundred Pounds and Dollars.

The price will also depend on what type of hair you choose, either slim, medium or large locs

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