The key to attaching the locs is to join ( braiding/wrapping) the loose end of the extension with the loose end of your hair, as far away from your scalp as possible , about 1 inch from the tip. To reinforce or strengthen your bond use our Invisible Thread TM , which is perfect for repairs too! Attaching your loc is simple enough to do on your own or with a loved one or favorite stylist. Your loc should come out like you've had them for years and just got them freshly twisted. If you need help or If its a special occasion call us!! Our Glam Squad is ready to serve you , for expert loc extension installment , Alopecia Loc Camouflage TM , natural hair styling or make-up application.
2. LOC OIL
At KHinky we believe that the best Loc Care is the kind you can make from your own kitchen. To get started we provide our blend of organic Loc Oil infused with softening oils like cold pressed organic coconut. We also add follicle healing essential oils to nurture your scalp and sprouting locs.
3. HAIR TEA
As a gift for your journey our expert KHinky Locticians have passed on our blend of hair strengthening herbs & flowers used for generations. Delight your senses and hair with a cool leave- in conditioner rinse before oiling.
After installing Simply boil, strain with cheese cloth, cool in a bowl, pour over your locs. Pat dry , oil your locs from root to tip. Palm roll and style.
Use whenever you need ,to freshen your locs before oiling keep and them moisturized in the first few weeks.
4. BRAIDING, CURLING, & PALM ROLLING (MAKING THEM YOURS)
Your locs are presented to you clean with out any products, glues or waxes. They are light and airy. In the first week you will want to make them your own and infuse your loving energy into them. Palm - roll and play with your locs often as you get to know each one and get used to your new look.
After installing you can braid or roll to tighten your Locs. Keep them in an Up-do for a few days.
Mix oil with Hair Tea in a spray bottle before braiding into a tight style
Over the first 2 weeks oil & moisturize by mixing oil and Tea in a spray bottle , use this to set your hair in flexi-rods, rolls , buns or braids.
5. CLEANING YOUR SCALP
In the first few weeks you want to avoid washing your hair , so your loc extensions have time to fuse. We provide our soothing Aloe Witch Hazel blend infused with Jasmine flowers and Lavender. This will relieve itching or flaking and stimulate your follicles.
Spray Witch Hazel on your scalp and rub vigorously with cotton pads
6. YOUR FIRST WASH
When its time to wash your locs , we recommend simple cleansers such as cleansing conditioners or castille soaps.
7. USING COLOR
We love to massage Henna Cream into the locs, to change tone or darken your locs. If your your locs were made Light Blonde or White Grey you can even use vivid semi-permanent colors. The locs can be dyed but please pay attention to using harsh chemicals as you want them to last for years.
7. DO'S & DON'TS
Do Not immerse your hair in water for at lease 4-6 weeks
Keep your locs moist and oiled
Palm Roll often to give them the shape you want
Look in your kitchen cabinet! Stay away from any products that have chemicals, fall in love by making your own oils from the heart.