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Freeform Locs: My Freeforming Routines & Tips (YouTube)

Freeform Locs: My Freeforming Routines & Tips (YouTube)

I am putting it all out there... on YouTube. As I return to fully free forming, things have been interesting to see what used to be true in my 1st set of locs and what works for me now. Join me by watching my Freeform Locing Series... 2018 - I return back to free forming [...]

Freeform Locs (Video): 5 Things NOT To Believe

Freeform Locs (Video): 5 Things NOT To Believe

We live in a world sharing information - But how much of it is true? The same goes for the freeform locing journey... There are some strange beliefs out there! My latest video Watch My Latest Video - Freeform Locing Journey Series

Freeform Locs Q&A (YouTube Video): Loc Care & Holistic Lifestyle Tips

Freeform Locs Q&A (YouTube Video): Loc Care & Holistic Lifestyle Tips

I get asked MANY questions over email and Facebook... so I thought it was about time to post my answers on YouTube and on this blog! Here are my top Q&A thoughts... Yay, I FINALLY got around to making a video on YouTube... Watch Videos Here - Part 1 & Part 2 Part 1 of [...]

2017: My Loc Care & Holistic Health Routine (3 Years, 8 Months)

2017: My Loc Care & Holistic Health Routine (3 Years, 8 Months)

2017 - This year is already zooming by SO fast! Here is what they look like and how I maintain them + my body... Plus a products list. Enjoy! May 2017: My Semi-Freeform 2nd Set Locs - 3 years 8 months As my readers here at Holistic Locs know, I like to approach my locs [...]

5 Spiritual Lessons For The Loc Journey!

5 Spiritual Lessons For The Loc Journey!

Today, I'm on my 2nd set of locs after locing from 2001-2013, enjoying a few months of long loose hair and returning to locs soon afterwards... It sounds silly but there are some things I'm learning *now* that I didn't realise/appreciate during my 1st set of locs, even after all those years... In this journey, [...]

Locs Vs Loose Hair? Some Factors That Made Me Decide!

Locs Vs Loose Hair? Some Factors That Made Me Decide!

If you have been following my facebook page, you probably know that I have returned to locs now - After a glorious Summer of releasing and loving my loose hair last year, the time to loc came much sooner than I (or anyone I know) expected lol! No doubt, the main reason for releasing my [...]

How To Start Crochet Locs / Dreadlocks: My Experiences (Video)

How To Start Crochet Locs / Dreadlocks: My Experiences (Video)

Crochet dreadlocks, crochet locs, instant loss... So many names for this method to start the journey. Let's explore and let me share my experiences so far... This has been a popular topic when people ask me about my loss... I have now updated it after nearly 4 years of choosing to return to semi-freeforming and [...]

Loc Care Tips: Getting Ready For Taking Down Locs

Loc Care Tips: Getting Ready For Taking Down Locs

AfterΒ last year's post on taking down my locs, I've had quite a few questions about the loc take-down process and how to prepare for it. Loc take-downs are usually the process of combing out locs after they have matured... and this could mean that your hair has been loced for years! But it can be [...]

Let’s Get Crystallized!

Let’s Get Crystallized!

  I am a BIG fan of using crystals to energize my life - I have them in most places I work or live in and wear them. I also think in this busy hectic society, crystals can be used to ground us when we are rushing around and juggling our lives. More than ever, [...]

Hair Tips: Transitioning From Locs To Loose Natural Hair

Hair Tips: Transitioning From Locs To Loose Natural Hair

I always said I would be honest to my readers about my experiences with natural hair... and my first week after 12 years of locing and returning to loose hair was a toughie lol πŸ™‚ I looked up this transition stage online and realised that there are SO many forms of transitioning in natural hair... [...]

My Loc Take-Down: From Long Locs To BAA (Big Ass Afro)!

My Loc Take-Down: From Long Locs To BAA (Big Ass Afro)!

It was time... that's how I can sum it all up in a few words! I had slowly been getting urges from 2012 - and for those of you who have been following the energy of the Universe lately, it was very strong for change! It became even stronger when I watched as many of [...]

Loc Care: To Trim Or Not To Trim? Big Question!

Loc Care: To Trim Or Not To Trim? Big Question!

This is a double-sided topic for me because I've met people who have trimmed their locs almost religiously every month/6 months/year/etc and swear by it for making their locs look healthy... Then I know a few locers who have never touched a pair of scissors in their whole loc life and still have locs that [...]

Loc Care: Freeform Locs ~ Everything You Need To Know!

Loc Care: Freeform Locs ~ Everything You Need To Know!

Β  Β  CLICK HERE: Check out our video on YouTube Locing is a beautiful experience... I learned SO many lessons on the way, especially patience lol! And when I chose to freeform, I knew this would be the easiest and right option for me. My journey has been interesting - check out my pics throughout [...]

Loc Care: Brushing Locs ~ How, When & Why!

Loc Care: Brushing Locs ~ How, When & Why!

For as long as I can remember, I have been brushing my locs using a soft bristle brush. I have to do this at least every other day and after a washing session. I do get a lot of practical questions on this topic so I thought it was about time that I posted some [...]

5 REASONS TO TRIM LOCS / DREADLOCKS

5 REASONS TO TRIM LOCS / DREADLOCKS

Thinking of trimming your locs / dreadlocks? Let me share why and how I do it! I have always trimmed my locs - Since 2001, I have lost count of how many times I trimmed them. In 2021, I went from having my hip length locs to having bra-strap length locs in my biggest trim... [...]

20 Healthy Ways To Release Anxiety

20 Healthy Ways To Release Anxiety

ANXIETY is something many people struggle with. Let me share some holistic tips that help me... My personal journey with anxiety has changed over the years. There are months when I don't experience it - And then, whooooosh...  it hits hard! Sometimes, I can tell what the triggers are and sometimes it is just a random unwelcome [...]

2021 – 5 Holistic Tips For Setting New Year’s Resolutions

2021 – 5 Holistic Tips For Setting New Year’s Resolutions

Setting New Year's Resolutions - Are you ready? Let's set some beautiful intentions! I am not usually a big fan of New Years Resolutions - But after the year we had in 2020, it's safe to say that these are not ordinary times! Let me share 5 tips to create long-lasting intentions... Not just for [...]

VIDEO: Self-Love Scalp Massage Meditation

VIDEO: Self-Love Scalp Massage Meditation

Simple soul-full self-love rituals make all the difference to our energy! I want to share a short scalp meditation with you - Join me! https://www.instagram.com/p/CIvRm1WoTk5/ SCALP MASSAGE MEDITATION You are welcome to bring any meditation tools you like or none. I love to set the energy tone for the short meditation - candles, scent and [...]

VIDEO: Where Have I Been?!? + BIG Announcement!

VIDEO: Where Have I Been?!? + BIG Announcement!

2 YEARS already? My last updates were a long time ago and many things have happened since then, especially in 2020. So what happened? Where have I been? 2020, a year of deep clarity. We all know what has been going on this year, a global change and a time of radical shifts. I know [...]

VIDEO: Gemini Full Moon Meditation – Embrace Your Beautiful Mind

VIDEO: Gemini Full Moon Meditation – Embrace Your Beautiful Mind

Gemini energy is an air sign, connecting to the mind. This is an audio-video meditation where we will invite our mind to show up and play! Happy Lunar Eclipse! The energy feels extra strong now with the eclipse season we are in. I invite you to tune in and listen to this meditation, both the [...]

Spring & Summer Loc Routine: 5 Changes From My Winter Routine

Spring & Summer Loc Routine: 5 Changes From My Winter Routine

The transition from the colder to the hotter seasons is a beautiful one! Just like I pack away my Winter clothing at the beginning of Spring, I also notice that there a few things and routines that I pack up for the Spring & Summer months. As I write this blog post, it is Summer [...]

Growing Long Locs: 5 Challenges & Loc Care Tips

Growing Long Locs: 5 Challenges & Loc Care Tips

My loss have now hit hip length! It got me thinking about some of the challenges (and tips) that have come up since having my long locos again... https://youtu.be/xO3c7OQV_1c Is length everything? Of course it isn't! I think the main thing is to have HEALTHY locs - Many naturals (including my Self) do enjoy looking [...]