What products do you use for the LOC method?
Best creams for the LOC method:
- Bouclème Curl Cream 300ml.
- Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie 326ml.
- Camille Rose Fresh Curl Revitalising Hair Smoother 240ml.
- Umberto Giannini Crème De Curl Control Cream 150ml.
- ORS Curls Unleashed Shea Butter and Honey Curl Defining Crème 454g.
Which LOC method is better?
There is a general consensus that the LOC method works best on type 4 hair (4a,4b,4c) and and the LCO method on type 3 hair (3a/b/c) and those with low porosity hair.
Should you do the LOC method everyday?
Can You Do the LOC Method Every Day? Yes, you technically can, but chances are you aren’t washing your hair daily, and applying three layers of product every day is likely to cause buildup and weighed down curls. The LOC method is most ideally done on wash day when you’re starting with a freshly washed head.
Does LOC method actually work?
Applying products through the LOC method allows your hairs to remain moisturized for longer periods of time without the need to refresh the style. When it seems like your hair dries out after one day, the LOC method can provide up to 2-3 days of hydrated hair is applied correctly.
Can you use gel in the LOC method?
LOC stands for lotion (or leave-in conditioner), oil, cream. This is the order in which you should add your post-wash products. Some will also opt for the LCO method (leave-in conditioner, cream, oil). Finally, the LOCG method includes adding a gel after these products which is intended to help you retain moisture.
Is it OK to mix hair products?
It’s ok to mix some products together but the only way to know for sure if two products will be compatible is to actually mix them in your hand. If the mixture clumps up, changes color, or has some other weird effect, don’t use it. Otherwise, feel free. You just might get an effect that works better for your hair.
Does oil or cream go on hair first?
The liquid or leave-in conditioner is applied first and followed by an oil and a cream to help retain moisture.
Should you loc your hair wet or dry?
Depending on your scalp condition, hair type, and your natural hair’s relationship with hair oils, how frequently you should use the LOC method varies. It is often best performed on wet hair when your hair has absorbed the most moisture possible, so try the LOC method after washing your hair.
Can I use shea butter in LOC method?
For high porosity, heavier oils such as coconut oil, shea butter, or olive oil work wonders. This step is all about sealing in moisture and protecting the hair from the elements. You can use a styling cream or a leave-in, and for extremely dry, brittle hair a moisturizing hair butter works as an effective sealant.
How do you add moisture to locs?
7 Ways to Moisturize Dry Locs
- Always Clarify Your Hair. The first step to moisturized locs begins with your shampoo.
- Use a Water-Based Moisturizer AND an Emollient Oil.
- Get Regular Salon Hydration Treatments.
- Increase Your Water Intake.
- Ditch the Shower Cap.
- Wear a Satin Scarf.
- Use Aloe Vera.
In what order should I apply hair products?
The Right Order to Use Your Hair Care Products, According to a Hairstylist
- Step 1: Shampoo. Any good haircare routine begins with a regular wash.
- Step 2: Conditioner or Mask.
- Step 3: Serums, Oils, and Creams.
- Step 4: Gel or Mousse.
- Step 5: Hairspray or Dry Shampoo.