How long does the LOC method last?
When it seems like your hair dries out after one day, the LOC method can provide up to 2-3 days of hydrated hair is applied correctly.
Why the LOC method does not work?
The problem is that oil and water don’t mix. Oil is a sealant, not a moisturizer — meaning it seals in whatever it’s on top of. This means that it’s locking unmoisturized hair; then, the oil blocks the styling creme from penetrating the hair shaft to actually hydrate it, making the process pointless.
Which LOC method is better?
There is a general consensus that the LOC method works best on type 4 hair (4a,4b,4c) and and the LCO method on type 3 hair (3a/b/c) and those with low porosity hair.
What is the liquid in LOC method?
The LOC in LOC method stands for liquid (or leave-in conditioner), oil, and cream. This hair care technique consists of combining water or a water-based product, a hair oil of your choice, and a cream to retain moisture.
How many times should I do the LOC method?
Frequency. You can do the LOC method every time you attempt your wash-and-go. This can range between every few days or a week or more. You shouldn’t have your hair-washing sessions exceed more than two weeks, however, or you risk severe product buildup.
Is the LOC method done on wet hair?
Depending on your scalp condition, hair type, and your natural hair’s relationship with hair oils, how frequently you should use the LOC method varies. It is often best performed on wet hair when your hair has absorbed the most moisture possible, so try the LOC method after washing your hair.
Can you use the LOC method everyday?
Can You Do the LOC Method Every Day? Yes, you technically can, but chances are you aren’t washing your hair daily, and applying three layers of product every day is likely to cause buildup and weighed down curls. The LOC method is most ideally done on wash day when you’re starting with a freshly washed head.
Can you use gel instead of cream for LOC method?
LOC and LCO Method with Gel If you need something stronger to prevent frizz, you can use a gel or custard instead of a cream to lock your curls in place. You can easily substitute the cream step with a custard or styling gel.
Can you do the LOC method everyday?
Does low porosity hair shrink more?
Because thin hair will naturally dry much faster than thick hair, especially if it’s short. If your hair dries quickly, you have low porosity hair. Because low porosity naturally repels water, it dries faster. Often drying so quickly, you can see it shrinking and drying in just a few minutes.
Can I do the LOC method everyday?
Can you use hair milk in the LOC method?
The cream you go with again depends on how light or heavy of a formula your texture can handle. Heavier stylers like the Healthy Hair Butter are ideal for coarser textures, and a lighter one like Hair Milk Nourishing & Conditioning Styling Pudding is the best solution for wavy and fine textures.