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Beating the odds: Oakland Teen Akintunde Ahmad with 5.0 GPA, 2100 SAT Score, and Ivy League accepted

Beating the odds: Oakland Teen Akintunde Ahmad with 5.0 GPA, 2100 SAT Score, and Ivy League accepted

| April 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Being a “ordinary street dude”, as Akintunde Ahmad says it, has lead him on a path to success. Due to his choice of attire and hair in locs, the young Oakland Tech High School teen says he has been “judged and overlooked by his appearance”, but for people who doubt him he keeps a snap […]

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Why are Locs (aka Dreadlocks) considered Unprofessional?

Why are Locs (aka Dreadlocks) considered Unprofessional?

| November 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

Ok, the question lies, Why are Locs (aka Dreadlocks) considered Unprofessional? Time and time again there arise in the corporate sector black men, women, and kids dealing with employers, educational institutions, and society in general, that forces them through policies to get rid of their locs. In the video below, you’ll find that twenty-four year […]

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Black Hair Twist

Black Hair Twist

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Black Hair twist is a go to hair style that is normally rocked by African American women with natural hair. If their thirsty roots is properly moisturized and sealed with something like our Apricot Castor Oil the look is shiny and full of life. The hairstyle also called a two strand twist can be worn […]

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Twisted Bun Dreadlocks Hairstyle

Twisted Bun Dreadlocks Hairstyle

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Picture of a twisted dreadlocks bun hairstyle with a tad bit of color. You can tell that these locs are well taken care of and have been growing for a couple of yea.

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Silky Wrapped Loc Extension Hairstyle

Silky Wrapped Loc Extension Hairstyle

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the quick time you want to rock loc’s without a serious commitment to years of growing your hair. Loc extensions have a silky smooth look and really look good when wrapped up with some flare like the picture above.

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Golden Blonde Women Dreadlocks

Golden Blonde Women Dreadlocks

| February 18, 2013 | 2 Comments

Long golden blonde African American dreadlocks on a beautiful women with a pretty smile and damn near flawless skin.

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Turban Wrap Loc’s with Color

Turban Wrap Loc’s with Color

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Healthy Turban wrapped loc’s with two toned color to enhance the look. She has a nice faded haircut to make sure everything is nice and tight in this look. Makeup and accessorized jewelry is on point too.

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Long Locs Braided, Rolled, and Twisted Hairstyle

Long Locs Braided, Rolled, and Twisted Hairstyle

| June 3, 2012 | 8 Comments

This long locs braided updo hairstyle is just one example of the many styles you can achieve with locs. Contrary to what people may think, locs are very versatile when it comes to styling. You sculpt your hair into many elaborated twisted, rolled, curly, coiled, or braided looks.

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Nubian Twist Hair

Nubian Twist Hair

| May 10, 2012 | 4 Comments

Two strand hairstyles are really popular but lately women have been inquiring about Nubian twist hair and wondering how they can learn to do the style. The picture above gives you a great reference to how they look but we had to turn to our Thirsty Roots Community member AKIYIA for a tutorial. Check it […]

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How To Do Dreads

How To Do Dreads

| May 9, 2012 | 3 Comments

How to do dreads is a question that is asked in the Thirsty Roots Community all the time by guys looking to loc up. Of course there are many answers to this question so we’ll try to simplify things. The methods of growing loc’s all depends on time, patience and of course money. This is […]

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