Maintaining Faux Locs

Maintaining your faux locs and soft locs is not just about preserving a hairstyle; it's a journey in self-care and individuality. 

This guide is your roadmap to ensuring that your locs stay not only stylish but also healthy. We recommend your faux locs remained installed for up to 8 weeks for optimum aesthetics. The process involves a combination of nightly care and daily maintenance, so let's explore these essential steps to effortlessly maintain your beautiful faux locs.

Hair Care Routine
Hair care is a key aspect of keeping your faux locs and soft locs in top condition. Here are the steps to incorporate into your routine. Washing your faux locs is a crucial part of maintaining their health and appearance.

Follow these steps for a thorough and gentle cleaning process:

Step 1: Shampooing Your Scalp

  • Start by adding a small amount of shampoo onto your scalp. Using your fingertips, gently rub the shampoo into your scalp. Be cautious not to use your nails, as this can create excessive friction, potentially causing damage.

Step 2: Cleansing Your Locs
  • Next, apply some shampoo directly to your locs. Gently work the shampoo down the length of your locs, ensuring even coverage.
Step 3: Rinsing and Drying
  • Rinse your locs thoroughly to remove all the shampoo. After rinsing, it's time to dry your hair. Gently pat your hair dry or carefully squeeze your locs to remove excess water. Avoid vigorous rubbing to prevent frizz and maintain the integrity of your locs.
Step 4: Nourishing Your Locs
  • To reduce frizz and promote the health of your locs, consider applying a leave-in conditioner or a nourishing hair serum. These products will help your locs maintain their sleek and polished appearance.

By following these steps, you'll keep your faux locs clean, healthy, and looking their best. Proper washing is a fundamental aspect of locs maintenance, ensuring they continue to showcase your unique style.

Refreshing Your Faux Locs

As your locs mature and evolve, refreshing them becomes essential. The process for refreshing your locs depends on the initial installation technique.

For Individual Installation:

  • Utilize a strand of sewing thread to rewrap your roots. This practice helps maintain the neatness and tightness of your locs.

For Cornrow Installation:

  • To maintain cornrow faux locs for 8 weeks, ensure you moisturize your hair every week. A hair moisturizer, such as the Argan Oil included in the HC Locs Kit, is a valuable addition to your daily routine. It prevents dryness, nourishes your scalp, and promotes the overall health of your locs.

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Preserving Your Faux Locs

Night-time care is the foundation of maintaining your faux locs and soft locs. Incorporating a few key practices before you sleep can make a world of difference in the 8 weeks longevity and appearance of your locs.

  1. Satin Bonnet/Pillow: Protecting Against Tangling
  • This seemingly simple step serves a crucial role. Satin is gentle on your locs and prevents them from tangling during the night. It also minimizes friction between your hair and the pillowcase, reducing the risk of frizz and breakage. Alternatively, you can use a silk or satin scarf or pillow to minimize friction and prevent tangling.
  1. Finger Detangling: Maintaining Separation
  • Before you sleep, take a few moments to gently separate your locs with your fingers. This process prevents the locs from sticking together, ensuring they maintain their individuality and distinctive beauty. It also helps in reducing matting and tangling, allowing you to wake up to a more manageable mane.
  1. Hair Moisturizers: Locking in Softness
  • The HC Locs kit includes essential hair products like Moroccan argan oil. Utilize these moisturizers to keep your locs soft, lustrous, and hydrated. 

With these active steps for hair care, and locs refreshing, you can effortlessly maintain your faux locs and soft locs. This not only ensures their lasting beauty but also underscores the essence of self-care and individuality that locs represent. Embrace these practices, and let your faux locs continue to radiate style and health. To explore our exquisite collection of faux locs, simply click here.