Locs

18 Women Who are Completely Slaying Freeform Locs on Instagram

Bob Marley, Lauryn Hill, Whoopi Goldberg — many black icons have rocked free form locs, and now the age-old style is coming back on the scene. Unlike comb coil or twist locs, free form locs do not require that twisting be done at the root. There are two kinds of free form locs: organic free form, which are started without...... Read More...

Courtney // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! C: Hi! I’m Courtney and I’m from the great state of New Jersey ^_^ Why did you make the decision to go natural? C: After countless times gripping the salon chair as the burning sensation of the perm spread over my scalp like wildfire, I finally just said enough was enough. Soon after...... Read More...

Style: Martina in Jamaica

Introduce yourself! M: Well, I’m Martina McFarlane from the island of Jamaica. I pretty much lived there my whole life up until I got accepted to The Fashion Institute of Technology here in New York, when I decided to pack up all my things and move to the city of dreams. I’m currently a full...... Read More...

Linea // 4A Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! L: Linea Johnson, I’m a first generation American. I’m of South American and British Descent. I currently reside in North Carolina but I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Why did you make the decision to go natural? L: I’ve been natural all of my life. My mother dreaded my hair...... Read More...

Melissa // 4C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself! M: Hello, My name is Melissa. I live in Florida now, but I’m from California and Puerto Rico. Why did you make the decision to go natural? M: I’ve been natural now for 13 years and I love it! I chose to go natural because I couldn’t remember what my natural hair looked...... Read More...