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Eight ways to rock Faux Locs

By Faith Wambui | June 25th 2020

Faux Locs have been a big crave over the past few years. They’re low maintenance hairstyles that give you value for your money. For fans of dreadlocks who don’t want the long-term commitment of having permanent locs, faux locs are a great alternative. Additionally, faux locs can be styled in many ways to suit any occasion and personal preference. Their adaptability and unlimited styling options have contributed to their popularity among naturalistas, public figures, and hair enthusiasts. Here are some ways to rock faux locs.

  1. Micro Locs

Micro locs are a good style if you’re not confident about faux locs. These thin and sleek faux locs style look good on anyone who tries it out. It’s fashionably elegant, making it ideal for a formal setting like the office. It mimics traditional locs but looks more polished and modern.

2. High Bun

Faux locs high bun is a great style to bring out your inner queen. It can be held in a messy or neat bun depending on the individual and occasion. Messy buns are more appropriate for casual events, while neat buns can be rocked to formal events. Bulky high buns are also a trendy look.

3. Shaved Sides Locs

This one is ideal for a more edgy and daring look. Shaved sides faux locs can be styled in a bun and works for a casual occasion though celebrities like Meagan Good and Zoe Kravitz have rocked this hairstyle on the red carpet.

4. Goddess Locs

Goddess locs are great for a bohemian yet glamorous look. This style is meant for ladies who want to wow and work perfectly for formal occasions like an office or wedding look. It can be accessorized with beads to achieve a bohemian look.

5. Half Up Bun

This gorgeous hairstyle gives an elegant and youthful look. It’s great for a casual occasion like a lunch date. It’s also one of the most common and easiest styles to achieve with faux locs since it doesn’t have to look perfect.

6. Braided Locs

For those who don’t like buns, braided locs are a stylish way of holding hair while maintaining a light, flowy look. This style can be rocked for formal and casual occasions. Since they’re neat and sleek, they make a good hairstyle for the office.

7. Crinkle Locs

This fun and quirky twist to normal locs makes crinkle locs a must-try for hair enthusiasts. They work for both long and short locs. Additionally, this style can be achieved using straight locs by plaiting them into braids then undoing them.

8. Dyed Locs

Switch up the plain hairstyle with this head-turner. Dyed locs are a trendy hairstyle that demands attention. They’re more popular among the younger generation, but if styled well, it can work for a sophisticated look. This style can be worn for casual occasions. 

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