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DazeOff
09-28-2016, 01:50 PM
:DHeyyyy! So it's been a hot (emphasis on "hot") minute since I posted on Nappturality, but I'd like to share with you all a video that documents a bit of my unlocking process.

A little history:


After growing my loose natural hair for two years, I began my locking journey in 2005
In December 2015, I decided to cut my hair into a loc bob (see below)


http://i.imgur.com/r9MY8d2.jpg

After a few years of pondering, I decided I wanted to go back to my loose natural hair...

And here we are!


https://youtu.be/yO7bjExIJQQ

Let me know if you have any questions!

Ravensholst
11-22-2016, 11:52 AM
Hey girl! Wow you did it. So, how are you liking the loose life?

KnottyAuthor
11-22-2016, 01:45 PM
Hi, how do you like the loose life? Come back! DazeOff;

DazeOff
11-22-2016, 01:48 PM
Heyyy Raven!!! :D I'm loving it! I won't lie. Every time I see a sista with some gorgeous locs, I get a bit sentimental lol.

DazeOff
11-22-2016, 01:52 PM
Hey there, Cheleski!! :D I'm digging the loose life! I had to get back used to actually "doing" my hair. You know, the whole detangling, moisturizing, and waking up earlier than I'm used to life lol.

KnottyAuthor
11-22-2016, 02:01 PM
I tested out the waters in late 2012-13...ran back to locks, whoosh...that IS a lot of work and energy ;). Your hair is perrrty! :)

LilShortRib
11-24-2016, 04:25 AM
I admire folks who can stay loose. I took down my first set (2008-2012) and within 6 months I was starting another set. I got the itch to loc again after 6 weeks, but I really tried to hold out. I forgot how much work loose hair was. I was always a wash n go kinda gal, but when I moved to colder climates I realized I didn't have the time, patience, or skills for loose hair. I am ready to take down the set I have now, but I'd just put another set back in LOL... We will see what happens...

canarsiechik88
11-28-2016, 04:27 PM
Girl my friend challenged me to grow my love until it reach my waist then I'll unlock my hair.

DazeOff
11-29-2016, 03:50 PM
Thank you!! I might be back sooner rather than later haha.

cutenappygrl
06-14-2018, 11:22 AM
I took out my locs that way a few years ago... they were sisterlocks... bad idea... can't believe I had any hair left...