The word "Malliá" means "hair" in Greek.
The word "Malliá" means "hair" in Greek.

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Tips, Tutorials, & Advice
Christopher Visser

Remy Hair

Looking for premium quality hair that outlasts all other real human hair extensions? Remy’s hair is not only the highest quality, but it is the most natural human hair extension sold on the market and we are going to tell you all about it as well as show you some of the best places where you

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Tips, Tutorials, & Advice
Christopher Visser

How To Install Crochet Hairstyles

INTRODUCTION Creating a beautiful crochet hair style can be difficult and require a lot of commitment. Thankfully there’s a new effortless way to get any loc style commitment-free! This article is to help with the creation of your very own Crochet Hairstyle! COMPATABLE CROCHET STYLES This tutorial covers many crochet hair extensions. Expand the blocks

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Christopher Visser

Viking Braids

There are many notable Viking hairstyles. One of our favorites is the Nordic Braid, also commonly referred to as “The Viking Braid.” This trendy style has grown in popularity in recent years to become one of the most popular braid hairstyles for men and women looking to invoke their inner warrior status!  Join us as

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Tips, Tutorials, & Advice
Christopher Visser

Protective Hairstyles

Protective stylings are trendy hairstyles for natural hair that offer year-round protection and versatility! Thousands of your favorite loc styles in one place! Works great on all hair types! Popular hair looks that protect against ordinary defectors! WHAT ARE PROTECTIVE HAIRSTYLES? Protective hairstyles are updos that manipulate one’s natural hair into tight coils or curls,

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Education Guide For Synthetic Hair.
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Christopher Visser

Synthetic Hair: A Comprehensive Overview

When it comes to synthetic hair, you have so many different options to choose from.  After you read this article, you’ll be able to converse with any Certified Hair Extension Specialist in the world. Let’s get started. What Is Synthetic Hair? Basically, it is fake hair manufactured from man-made fibers that are formed from polymers.

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Christopher Visser

What Are Comb Coils?

If you kept your rat tail comb from last week’s article on backcombing, then check out this great hairstyle that uses the same comb. This has to be one of the easiest dreadlock hairstyles to create and is often referenced as the starting point to a person’s loc journey. For those of you with short hair, then these

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What is Kanekalon Hair?
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Christopher Visser

What Is Kanekalon Hair?

As far as synthetic hair, kanekalon is everywhere and widely used in many protective hairstyles. This modacrylic fiber is a brand by Kaneka. Kaneka has been a major producer of fibers been around since 1949(1). Kaneka introduced Kanekalon fiber in the year 1957(2). The hair is soft like human hair texture, and very lightweight. The

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Tips, Tutorials, & Advice
Christopher Visser

Backcombing 101: Are You Doing It Right?

The backcombing hairstyling technique was used to create the bouffant style worn by Patsy Cline, the Beehive style worn by Robert Smith, and the worldwide famous hairstyle (dreadlocks) made popular by Bob Marley… WHAT IS BACKCOMBING? Backcombing is also known as teasing or ratting hair to achieve a matted type hairstyle, more- specifically, for creating

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Christopher Visser

The Best Dreadlock Beads For Locs In 2021

If you have dreadlocks or faux locs, we believe it’s needless to say that hair accessories are a must-have, and today we are honing in specifically on DREADLOCK BEADS!  These loc beads aren’t just made for their aesthetics either, they also work really well by helping you maintain those frizzy and loose locs that always seem to make

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The Spiritual Meaning of Dreadlocks
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Christopher Visser

The Spiritual Meaning of Dreadlocks

For some of us around the world and through the ancient years of time, The hair on the top of the head held spiritual energies. The history of dreadlocks was documented in sculptures by ancient Greece during the archaic period 480 B.C. The Style and look Stretches as far back as the 1700 B.C to

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Short Locs with shaved sides
Tips, Tutorials, & Advice
Christopher Visser

Some cute and artistic ideas for Short Faux Locs

Faux locs is one of those hairstyles which instantly adds a touch of glam to your overall look. It is such a fuss-free hairstyle that gives you the exact look of dreads without all the commitment issues. There’s no prerequisite for getting short faux locs and to makes things even better, you have LOTS OF

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Crochet Faux Locs
DIY
Christopher Visser

How can you take down your Faux locs?

Faux locs have been in the protective hairstyle trends for a while now and it is really popular among women all over the globe. Not only they protect your natural hair but also looks really gorgeous on everyone. They are not just limited to women. Men get them too. If you wish to get that

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Crochet Faux Locs
DIY
Christopher Visser

How to do Crochet Faux Locs at home?

Crochet faux locs are becoming is a very popular choice of hairstyle among everyone these days. Of course, achieving a picture-perfect look requires an immense amount of time and patience sitting in the salon chair and getting them done by a stylist or professional. What if we told you that you can save all that

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Goddess Locs
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Christopher Visser

Different ways to wear Goddess Locs

Goddess locs is becoming a popular choice among women globally. You can see that they are a constant in the hottest trends of the industry too as everybody is fashioning them. From celebrities like Rihanna to all the common women as well are opting for this synthetic protective hairstyle. Not only it protects your natural

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Faux Locs Hairstyles
Celebrities
Christopher Visser

Celeb inspired Faux locs hairstyles for summer

Faux Locs Hairstyles have been in a trend for a few years now and they sure are here to stay as well. They have become a popular choice among women and celebrities as well. Celebrities have chosen this style to wear at various events be it red carpets, performing in front of millions of people or

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A white girl with frizzy faux locs needing lots of help.
Tips, Tutorials, & Advice
Christopher Visser

How To Control Frizz In Faux Locs?

Faux locs is the most popular choice of protective hairstyles among everyone these days. Everyone is rocking it from the Kardashians to Rihanna to Zendaya.  Faux locs have been rated as one of the hottest trends for years running and we’re beyond excited to share exactly what you need to know and do to prevent,

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