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20 Inspiring Loc Growth Journeys

Avatar • Jun 21, 2016

Are you considering locs but do not know what to expect in terms of growth? Are you are newly loc’ed and wondering where you will be in one, two, or ten years? Whatever your situation, here are twenty loc growth progressions to give you inspiration on your own journey.

curlynugrowth - 2.5 yrs

curlynugrowth — 2.5 yrs | https://www.instagram.com/curlynugrowth

herbairis - almost 3 years

herbairis — almost 3 years | https://www.instagram.com/herbairis

luyand_a

luyand_a — 5 years | https://www.instagram.com/luyand_a

oodiekins

https://www.instagram.com/oodiekins

Shaina

Shaina — 7rs | http://athickgirlscloset.tumblr.com

blaqkandi

blaqkandi — 4.5 yrs | https://www.instagram.com/blaqkandi

zee_darknlovely_ - 41 weeks

zee_darknlovely_ — less than a year | https://www.instagram.com/zee_darknlovely_

MizKenya

Mizkenya — about 2 yrs | http://diylocs.keepitkinky.net/dreadlokcs-feature-kenya-from-michigan-usa/

nicolefabstyles

https://www.instagram.com/nicolefabstyles

ilocsitdown

ilocsitdown - 14 yrs | https://www.instagram.com/ilocsitdown

chasiiy - 1 year 5 months

chasiiy — 1 year 5 months | https://www.instagram.com/chasiiy

DXLYN locs

dxlyn — 4 years | https://www.instagram.com/dxlyn

nsrtsarcasmhere - about 2 yrs | https://www.instagram.com/nsrtsarcasmhere/

nsrtsarcasmhere — about 2 yrs | https://www.instagram.com/nsrtsarcasmhere/

fitmom_kali_

https://www.instagram.com/fitmom_kali_

joymarilie — 10 years (with cuts in between) | https://www.instagram.com/joymarilie

lhamilt on Youtube

https://www.youtube.com/user/lhamilt

shenellvictoryah - 3 yrs

shenellvictoryah — 3 yrs | https://www.instagram.com/shenellvictoryah

thematay - 2 years

thematay — 2 years | https://www.instagram.com/thematay

_mini.me!

https://www.instagram.com/_mini.me!

mona_lisa_x3

https://www.instagram.com/mona_lisa_x3

Where are you in your loc journey?

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Rose
Rose
4 years ago

Yay! I love this post. What I love about locs is that everyone’s hair looks totally unique and gorgeous. I have had sisterlocks for 6 months and I love them! No more combing, struggling, and fighting with my hair. All of the expensive products in my cabinet went down to two: shampoo and jbco. I literally haven’t bought a hair product at all this year. Locs are the best style for women with 4b/c hair.

Marvellous Marv
Marvellous Marv
4 years ago

Love it!

Jaz S
Jaz S
4 years ago

Wow! How inspiring. I’m seven months in and loving it.

Mz Kegz
4 years ago

locs are the ultimate protective style. It just proves our hair grows just as fast as any other race we just have to learn how to retain length. Its so simple but yet complicated LOL

Sharon Wiles
Sharon Wiles
4 years ago

What an inspirational post! Thank you. ? I’ll be loc’d 2 years in August and I have loved every minute including the struggles. I love watching other’s loc journeys as it shows me how beautiful and unique our hair really is. So many different beautiful locs around in the UK too. ??

Ocean
Ocean
4 years ago

Ooh, thank you for this post! I’d love to see more posts featuring locs & I’m sure I’m not the only one. I’ve had mine for almost 2 years. They started out about the length of the woman 4th from the bottom (when hers were brand new). They’re now about the length of pic 2 of the last woman featured. I feel like they’re still super short and I want them to grow more because i’ve never had long hair. But this is for people who have just started their locs: The truth is, eventually you get so busy living… Read more »

Don'tBSoNosey
Don'tBSoNosey
3 years ago

Gorgeous locs and every journey is beautiful. These pics are so inspiring and motivating. Out of all the hairstyles in the world, locs are the most beautiful to me and for me. After taking down my locs (3rd set in 15 years), I’m going back to locs summer 2017.

Huiam Ahmad
Huiam Ahmad
3 years ago

WOW!!! is there any one can told me how they done it? what did they used? help me please!!!!

LB MB
LB MB
3 years ago

This article is very inspiring, i just started my loc journey 6 mos ago and loving it so far, just wondering what my hair will look like in a year from now.

Lena
Lena
3 years ago

Starting my loc journey on Wednesday!!! ????

Toni
Toni
2 years ago

It will be 4 months November 1st.

Ashley
2 years ago

8 days into my fourth set

Keala
Keala
2 years ago

7 months loc’d!!!! Two strand twist method with Shoulder length natural hair. Cant wait til 1 year in June 😁

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