Nothing more peaceful on a Saturday than sipping my coffee, burning jasmine incense, and retwisting my dreadlocks.

Harrod's white coffee cup on a Saturday morning
My favorite coffee cup. I got it on my first trip to London from Harrod’s.

My 5th Loc Journey: Settling on a Method

On my mind this week: restarting my locs for the fifth time.

Growing Locs was my go-to site after my last “big chop.” Every time I cut my hair into a “teeny ween afro” (TWA), I have these romanticized versions of how my hair should be. The texture of my hair has changed since I first cut off my hair and went a natural 22 years ago. It is more accepting amongst my family and other members of our community since my first set of locs. 

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