What is the best hair for crochet faux locs?

Do faux locs damage your hair?

Faux locs are no more damaging than any other hairstyle that adds hair to your own hair with too much tension on the scalp. You cannot neglect your own hair and assume that no further maintenance is necessary. Your own hair must still be cleansed, moisturized, and conditioned.

How much should I charge for faux locs?

The cost for having your faux locs installed by a professional can range anywhere from $100 to $300, depending on the type of faux locs style you are looking to achieve. Crochet faux locs also tends to be less expensive, while hand-wrapping costs more because it takes longer to individually wrap the braids.

How many bags of Marley hair do I need for faux locs?

What you’ll need: 10 packs of hair is fine for medium sized locs. I went the eco-friendly route and bought 5 packs of kanekalon and 5 packs of marley/afro hair. Kanekalon hair cost no more than $2/pack, while marley can cost $6/pack.

Should you wash crochet hair before install?

It’s important to make sure your hair is moisturized before installing: Shampoo hair with a clarifying shampoo– Using a sulfate free shampoo; apply 2 rounds of shampoo to hair to remove any buildup or residue from any previous hairstyles.

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