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Uninstall Your Sisterlocks?!

My momma, who does not wish to ever loc her hair, often inquires of me about the possibility of taking down my Sisterlocks.

Listening to the stories of many women who once had various forms of traditional locs who now have Sisterlocks, I had learned that larger sized locs could be take-down See locsdiary's story...but I did kinda of wonder about the take-down process of the tiny Sisterlocks.

That is, I wondered this prior to getting SL myself and experiencing locking/slippage issues with a few SLs of my own Sisterlocks. Having worn my Sisterlocks for 3 years now, I know that I had better stear clear of FREQUENT reconstructor-type hair conditioning. Even 3 years loc'd using a reconstructor on REALLY softens my hair to an uncurlable limp state that lasts for weeks!

Well Miss Twists knows how to do it and shares her experience of how and why she took down her Sisterlocks at her blog. In posts prior to her ultimate decision to take down her SL, she described having "hair ADD." This term struck me as quite poignant and fitting given the kind of patience you MUST exercise when on the locking journey. (As a matter of fact I discuss the patience factor in my July post "What's Your Ends Like?"

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