Getting Started with Freeform Locs

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Freeform locs, also known as Freedom locs, are locs that have naturally formed without any manipulation save for single twisting. This means no natural products to assist the twist and growth. It’s as easy as it sounds, but of course there is a little more to it than that.


The first and foremost allure of freeform locs is of course, the freedom. The freedom of free form locs has a high and wide range, literally. The first step to freedom locs, naturally, is embracing your natural hair. This may be the first and best, but sit tight, because there are more advantages to follow.


Another perk of freeform twists, besides for all the free time you’ll gain, is the money you can save. Freeform twists easily reduces the amount of time you may need to visit a loctician or salon, since you don't need any re-twisting appointments. It’s certainly a good idea to head over to your loctician every now and then, for new styles, hair care treatment, salon gossip and other self-love therapy, but instead of going once or twice a month you can go every other month or even less frequently, it all depends on your inclinations.


Free form locs come in many different shapes and styles. If you are considering to go for the free form look, it’s a good idea to do some research and explore different style possibilities. There are a whole bunch of options out there, all you need to do is pick which form suits you best. In order to grow freeform locs you simply allow your hair to grow in naturally and directly. You’ll have to separate the small locs as they grow into your desirable size and sections. 


It’s essential with free form locs to do proper washing. Considering you want have to worry about retwisting or detangling, this should be a no sweat commitment. Freeform locs should be washed once or twice a week depending on your hair texture and then air or hood dry. A pre-cleanser is a great tool for making sure you do a legitimate build up removal hair-care. Another important tip, here it comes, don’t forget to look after your scalp. It's important to keep your scalp well nourished in order to stimulate new, healthy, and strong hair growth. Now, if you’re into the freeform style, go for it!

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