15 Beautiful Ways to Style Faux Locs Hairstyle for 2017 (photos?)

Faux locs

If someone you know, probably a friend popped out on the scene with these gorgeous  Faux locs, eyes will bulge, ideas would spin and everyone might ask, Mehn, how can I get that look?! Truth is, the faux locs trend has been popular in the black hair industry for quite a while. So if you’re considering the look, what’s right for you? Read on to find out. 


Faux locs

Faux locs comes in a semi-permanent form in which natural hair is wrapped with yarn, synthetic or human hair.  The one used mostly by Nigerians is yarn popularly called 'BRAZILIAN WOOL 

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This temporary system lasts up to three months and is often called a protective style because it doesn’t require you to alter the chemical or physical state of your natural hair. The permanent form of  Faux locs is just as it sounds— permanent. So don’t enter into this venture lightly.


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There are variations of colors one can use to get this look. The most popular extension to use for this is called YARN. Yarn is the most lightweight and will not pull the hair down as much. Human hair is more dense and allows a bit more flexibility. Synthetic, which is the most popular, comes in numerous textures and offers the most flexibility, but is heavy. Be sure, if you opt for a large size faux synthetic loc, you leave perimeter hair strands out to alleviate hairline stress.

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Faux Locs are the ultimate protective style because they literally “loc you in” for a period of time. With that said, pick your color wisely. Do not opt for a color that would look aggressive on you. Don't have the right words to explain further.

Faux locs

Faux locs done with wine colored yarn looks appealing and good on most wearers. You can spice yours up by adding silver beads on them. This is exactly the hairstyle i have on. I am not sharing pictures because... LOL!


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A nice side shaves is another cool way to rock this hairstyle but not everyone can afford to chop off their hairs for a Faux Loc and that's why it's advisable to stick to the one you can do.

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Warm brown and red tones are great for fall and often come blended with a dark brown or black. Going darker means it will blend well with your natural color and be less shocking of a transition

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A big chunky faux locs with embellishments doesn't look too bad. Although most people prefers their Faux Locs to be a bit tiny so as not to look heavy. I love mine medium-sized too.


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The longer the loc, the heavier the load. Regardless of fiber, be careful when choosing the diameter and length of your faux locs.

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Finally, The term protective style doesn’t mean neglected style. Hair care and maintenance is a must for Faux Locs You should oil your scalp daily, wash and condition at least bi-weekly, and take a daily vitamin. You’ll be surprised to see the luxurious glow your hair has after its faux locs transformation!

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This picture is here again because it is our favorite. Choose your style careefully when you go over the photos. And you can send a picture of your Faux Locs to our mail so we will feature you next time. mail us at ngeneolivia@gmail.com

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