Blondes always have more fun! Enjoy your hair as we dive deep into what blonde faux locs are, how they are created, lovely hairstyle ideas, maintenance guides, and so many more tips.
WHAT IS BLONDE FAUX LOCS?
Blonde is characterized by low levels of the dark pigment “eumelanin.” Eumelanin is a dark pigment that predominates in black and brunette hair. BLONDE FAUX LOCS are simply faux locs, that cover all the different shades of blonde hair.
THE MELANOCYTE PRODUCES THE PIGMENT EUMELANIN THAT MAKES HAIR DARKER
Faux locs are usually attached to cornrows or box braids. While sectioning the hair, curly ends are held down with gel. Faux locs are made to look like dreadlocks but are actually “fake locs.” They are styled to look like dreadlock hairstyles. To achieve a blonde faux loc, the stylist must add strands of blonde hair in twists, braids, or crochets. These create the vibrant and shiny blonde faux loc hairstyles.
A lot of stylists are regular DIY neighborhood cosmetologists, so the styles are always changing with hair ideas. Most are self-taught, off loc tutorials, so it’s not a hard hairstyle to learn. Blonde Hair Faux locs can be used in many protective hairstyles. All faux locs hairstyles start close to the same way.
Blonde is a trendy color choice for faux locs. Curly faux locs can be made with mixtures of human hair and also synthetic hair. This gives customers many choices to create different texture strains and looks. Blonde always shines better on synthetic hair, and Blonde always brings the texture out more on wavy and curly hair. There are many color variations of blonde, like blonde ombre faux locs, brown faux locs, or light brown.
CROCHET FAUX LOCS CAN BE CRAFTED TO MEET MANY DIFFERENT COLOR, LENGTH, AND STYLE PATTERN REQUIREMENTS!
Can you attach faux locs to baby hair?
Baby hair is thin hair that grows around your hairline. Typically thinner and shorter than regular natural hairs. You can attach synthetic braiding hair to these straight hairs with crochet braids. As long as you can cornrow or braid those baby hairs, you can use them. We don’t recommend using jumbo synthetic dreads on short hairs like baby hairs because those thinner hairs’ strength is usually a lot less than regular hairs. All the wait on those brittle hairs will cause breakage and ultimately create more frizz.
Will Faux Locs Damage Your Hair?
Faux Locs are a protective style. The faux locs typically woven around the hair in a braid, crochet, or twist. The faux locs are intended to cover the natural hair fully. They also protect the ends of your hair.
Is your updo long and chunky? Added tension and weight on the roots of your scalp will cause breakage. Depending on your hair type, some types can’t have too much pull on their dry and dehydrated strands. Too much tension can even cause your hairline to recede. If this is a new style for you, we recommend going to a Loctician.
Although faux locs and blonde faux locs are a protective style, You need to prepare your head for jumbo locs. You can’t just have kinky brittle hair and start adding 24 inches of Senegalese twists. Treat your baby’s hair with love and care.
THE ROOTS ARE SECURELY PROTECTED BY THE FAUX LOCS WRAPPING TECHNIQUE
How Many Blonde Faux Loc Packs Should I Buy?
It varies for every hairstyle you are trying to achieve. If you are going for a faux locs style like bohemian or goddess locs, recommend 8-10 packs with an average of at least 20 strands per pack.
BLONDE FAUX LOC PACKS COME WITH MANY INDIVIDUAL PRE LOOPED CROCHET HAIR LOCS
FASTED AND EASIEST WAY TO INSTALL BLONDE AND LIGHT COLORED CROCHET FAUX LOCS
Check out this youtube video tutorial on installing blonde locks and other light colors into your hair.
How Long Do Blonde Colored Hair Extensions Last?
The term faux locs refers to a broad subject of “imitation dreads.” Depending on your hair care routine. A big factor is if you protect your faux locs at night. Re-twisting has to be a regular habit, and maintenance needs to be a weekly thing.
Dreadlocks are meant to be permanent. Faux locs are meant to style your hair while achieving a non-permanent loc look. Dread locs are just natural hair matted or braided together. Faux locs are not only your own hair but also added human hair and synthetic hair.
Trendy Hairstyles That Look Great With Our Blonde Faux Locs:
Can You Keep Faux Locs In Forever?
It’s not about how long “can” you keep your loc styles, but rather how long “should” you keep them. Part of having a loc hairstyle is hair care. Dreadlock maintenance is a daily routine.
Most locs are a permanent loc style but don’t fret. With just a little bit of patience and few quarts of elbow grease outta be just enough to help you take out your faux locs; we call this “unlocked“.
Faux locs are protective style and are typically not meant to be permanent. Faux locs are “imitation” locs and usually entail adding hair to your natural head to achieve a unique loc style.
We don’t recommend keeping Faux locs for more than 6-8 months. Even routinely using a clarifying shampoo to cleanse your hair, you still might not want to exceed an 8 month of Faux Loc Hairstyle.
Recent hair logs from stylists have reported clients having Faux locs in up to 8 months. It really comes down to how your natural hair grows and how well you take care of your braid hairstyles.
BLONDE FAUX LOCS CAN BE MADE WITH HUMAN OR SYNTHETIC FIBER STRANDS
Blonde Synthetic Hair Or Blonde Human Hair?
The famous faux locs look is created by using human or lightweight synthetic hair and yarn.
The best hair for individual crochet faux locs definitely synthetic hair, such as Marley or Kanekalon hair. When you choose which hair to use, keep in mind that it will also affect the braid texture you will get. Many black women with long hair prefer the Blonde faux locs because of the high-quality color and texture.
Why Are Blonde Faux Locs So Expensive?
Blonde is a hard color to get. Especially when dealing with human hair. Typically the products are used to keep the hair curly. So as the perming product is used to lay the strands straighter but still a little kinky. This makes blonde hair and synthetic fiber more expensive. If you are looking for braiding hair extensions, you can’t go wrong with spending just a little more and purchasing blonde faux locs. Just read out customer reviews
PROPERLY PROTECTING YOUR HAIR AT NIGHT CAN SAVE YOU LOTS OF TIME AND MONEY
What’s The Best Way To Maintain My Hair At Night?
- Switch pillowcase with a silk pillowcase. This reduces lint and static electricity. Silk is softer and won’t pull on your hair as much while you sleep. If you are styling your faux locs, this will cause a lot of unwanted frizz.
- Also, cheap hair bought on Amazon tends to not hold its shape and texture for long.
- Try to take it easy on the product you use to cleanse your scalp regularly. The wrong products or too much of the right product might have adverse effects.