The Basics: Lock 101
Dry, Itchy Scalp in the winter time can feel like the worst to a locked head. It's important to be proactive in the wintertime and prevent dry scalp before it happens. Once the flakes come, it's too late, but not irreparable. Try these tips.....read more:
How to Get a High Pony with Locks on a Dime:
1) Get a black nylon sock from the dollar store
2) Cut sock ~4in. down from the top of the open end of the sock
3) Roll sock back
4)Turn head upside down and finger-comb hair towards top of the head and secure the sock-scrunchy around the loose hair
What? The very first post is about Lock Take-Down? Just be patient, I am pulling the old content out of the closet, dusting it off, and revamping it for public consumption once again. In the meantime, this is the first one out of the time machine that I could clean up and load. If you've ever wondered if you can take down locks, you sure can.
The 3 options are:
The 3 options are:
- Grow out and cut at the line of demarcation: The meeting place where the new growth meets the lock, located at the base of the lock.
- Go bald - Cut the hair down to the scalp
- Take down.....READ MORE
Just like there are many lock maintenance techniques; there are different reasons that locks may develop weak spots. Knowing the pitfalls to avoid is crucial. To void the pitfalls, notice the signs of weak locks. They will appear dry, brittle, overall unhealthy with low response to normal styling. The reasons for the weakening can vary....READ MORE...
The Knotty Tips hared are the advice/opinion gathered from the experience of our team. Remember there are no absolutes with locks, everything done to locks will build off of the maintenance foundation from a person's personal regimen and that's where so many of us can go wrong. Analyze your normal routine before taking on a solution. Because the solution for you will be a different solution for someone else. The decision tree has many branches! i.e. organic product/food use in hair will result in different outcomes! results will vary!