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Strange and Wonderful Things About Locs

I was just thinking about the comments I've heard about my hair now loc'd as well as some of the things I've experienced wearing Sisterlocks lo these 3 years.

COMMENT: "Your hair looks more feminine now... I like it on you!"

EXPERIENCE: My locs are long enough now to get into things like my food when I eat, the water fountain, my toothpaste lather when I brush my teeth in the morning & night.

COMMENT: "When are you gotta take that out?!"

EXPERIENCE: My locs get caught under my husband's arm in bed or when they tickle my back and shoulders in the summertime makin' me swat like crazy. I think what I'm feeling is a BUG (this really happens when I wear an updo and a loc or two hangs down unexpectantly)

COMMENT: "I thought where going to the salon to get your hair DONE?" (Said usually after a retightening session... 'cause they see no "change")

COMMENT: "I didn't know OUR HAIR could bounce like that!" (My hair DOES have exceptional body these days a testament to the ability to wash my hair frequently and the elimination of hair oil, grease or pomade.)

Comments

DJT said…
Sounds like hateration to me. Your hair looks awesome!
LocRockn' said…
I love your blog..Keep up the good work!

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