By Terez Howard
My inspiration for this locs updo was this picture. I quickly found out that my hair was much too short to reproduce the hair style that made me drool. So, I did my own rendition of it. I used large roller pins (which can be found at Sally’s Beauty Supply for a couple bucks) and some regular bobby pins. I rolled a section of micro locs under my finger and secured the section with a roller pin. I hid my swooping bangs’ bobby pins with a homemade flower accessory.
The real challenge for this updo was getting my multiple lengths tucked neatly into a roll. I think I will try this style again after I get more length because I was very frustrated with locs poking out.
By Terez Howard Islande Emman is a Canadian loctician who has been working in natural hair for 22 years. To give her customers more pizzazz, she decided to create loc jewelry. Fashionbella Jewelry is the name of her Etsy shop. Her creative designs really wowed me. I would describe her jewelry as creative, artsy pieces with an African tribal touch. They range from gold and silver designs with cowry shells, beads, jewels and pendants. One of my favorites have silver lips hanging from them. Islande so graciously sent me a piece of jewelry that had a pink cowry shell and gold accents. In two week’s time, I’ve already worn it several times. I use my daughter’s hair beader I got
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