YEP I DID IT !! Locs/dreadloc appreciation THREAD!!!

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  • StiffStiff Legion of Trill BG Posts: 7,690 ✭✭✭✭✭
    ChiCity wrote: »
    Outside of trying to keep them out my eyes, I gotta say I'm feeling my length.

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    @chicity how long you been growing yours?
  • ChiCityChiCity Darth Citious Posts: 26,327 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Bout 3 1/2 yrs
    Stiff
  • SimplyKrysSimplyKrys Posts: 557 ✭✭✭✭
    jetlifebih wrote: »
    This is six months after first twist

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    This is my first twist kblqf7h31f9b.jpg
    Other angle from first twist
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    Dope! I thought of getting dreads but I think I'm just going to stay natural.
    jetlifebih
  • jetlifebihjetlifebih Posts: 4,215 ✭✭✭✭✭
    SimplyKrys wrote: »
    jetlifebih wrote: »
    This is six months after first twist

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    This is my first twist kblqf7h31f9b.jpg
    Other angle from first twist
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    Dope! I thought of getting dreads but I think I'm just going to stay natural.

    Appreciate it, honestly I hear so many sisters saying this,but you can do anything with dreads that you can do with straight hair from curling, to braiding ,to dying , and you can switch it up everyday if you nice like that but I definitely respect the natural styles...to each their own
  • shit happensshit happens I still want to build with you just let me get out of my feelings first. These hoes lie and these niggas are fakePosts: 10,661 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Got my hair twisted Monday after like 8 months of not getting it done. I've just wore it back washed and oiled I figured I would get tired of it and just cut it that's the longest I've went without maintenance. I was super close to cutting it but I broke dine and got it done.
  • indyman87indyman87 Posts: 1,130 ✭✭✭✭
    Locks are hard to maintain. I just started washing my locks with water filtered by De-Nitrate rocks. It feels 100% better and dries quicker than normal.
  • OhMarsOhMars أرسل لي الصور من ثدييك Posts: 6,057 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Got my hair twisted Monday after like 8 months of not getting it done. I've just wore it back washed and oiled I figured I would get tired of it and just cut it that's the longest I've went without maintenance. I was super close to cutting it but I broke dine and got it done.

    Who does your maintenance
  • shit happensshit happens I still want to build with you just let me get out of my feelings first. These hoes lie and these niggas are fakePosts: 10,661 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 16
    indyman87 wrote: »
    Locks are hard to maintain. I just started washing my locks with water filtered by De-Nitrate rocks. It feels 100% better and dries quicker than normal.

    I've had em for seven years it's just I don't have the patience to sit there and get it done anymore.
    OhMars wrote: »
    Got my hair twisted Monday after like 8 months of not getting it done. I've just wore it back washed and oiled I figured I would get tired of it and just cut it that's the longest I've went without maintenance. I was super close to cutting it but I broke dine and got it done.

    Who does your maintenance

    Lady at the shop. lol she let me have it smh new growth was lightweight kickin my ass
    OhMarsChiCity
  • ChiCityChiCity Darth Citious Posts: 26,327 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Must have been the week of retwist for us all

    Got a ACV rinse, wash, twist and braided on Saturday and Sunday
  • ChiCityChiCity Darth Citious Posts: 26,327 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @Bookworm, drop ya locs and stop playing
  • jetlifebihjetlifebih Posts: 4,215 ✭✭✭✭✭
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    Then thangs startin to swang....

    I feel like I'm on the brink of passing that rough stage...about 2 more retwist and I'm good
  • luke1733luke1733 Posts: 1,397 ✭✭✭✭
    edited April 8
    OUR HAIR when it is four inches or more strikes fear and hate within some of our own race and by many others. If you want it to or not. Just grow it four inches and see how much shit you'll hear (probably not as much as four years ago, but people will still talk).

    Our hair naturally twists and locks so really it's just what blacks since Egyptian pyramid painting days have done.
    I like a fade, nice and simple but when I get bored I grow it and have someone two strand twist it.
    I have two-strand twists now, laid back. Sometimes I wear my fro and use that sponge brush to twist it a little bit for that Lenny KRavitz look.

    I remember when I was rocking my twists 4 years ago everyone black and white was talking about me. So after they said their shit I flat twisted my hair (which gives a cornrow look) and kept it twisted every month. Now everyone's rocking them and all those that were bitchin back then doesn't say shit to me and my hair now.
  • luke1733luke1733 Posts: 1,397 ✭✭✭✭
    With all that said. You gotta take care of that hair the more you grow it. It's not a pass to not style it and pay for it to get done just bc ur growing it. Keep that head lined up and twists neat and sides brushed!!!!!!! Please.
    Don't rock the half perm, half natural,half burned by a hot comb, half relaxed and think the rest of everyone is fooled when you go saying you have some other ethnicity in you that makes it that way. No. Go natural, completely natural or stay with that relaxer
  • shit happensshit happens I still want to build with you just let me get out of my feelings first. These hoes lie and these niggas are fakePosts: 10,661 ✭✭✭✭✭
  • Igot5onitIgot5onit in some gutsPosts: 1,433 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited April 22
    Joining free form gang, anybody else started with manicured locs and just stopped retwisting. How did it go. I'm 2 years in btw.
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