How To Care For Your Scalp, Wash & Maintain Your Goddess Locs
Goddess locs are a trendy & gorgeous style. But like every other protective style, it requires maintenance for longitivtiy & durability.
Caring For Your Scalp
Before installing your goddess locs, wash & condition your hair. Goddess locs are best done on a clean, moisturized scalp. I enjoy using the L.O.C (Liquid Oil Cream) method on my hair before installation & this is highly recommended. LO.C simply means hydrating the hair with a water-based liquid product, sealing in the moisture with oil & closing the hair cuticle with a cream product.
After installing your goddess locs, it is important to continue caring for your scalp daily. To avoid itching, flakiness & dryness, I like to mix a few drops of mint essential oil in my bottle of Jamaican castor oil. I massage it into my scalp & it helps improve blood circulation & increase hair growth.
Occasionally, I add equal parts of water & Jamaican castor oil with a few drops of mint essential oil in a spritz bottle & spray into my scalp to keep it moisturized.
The tingling sensation from the mint oil keeps the itch away & makes your scalp feel clean.
Another alternative is Mango & Lime's No More Itch Gro Spray to soothe itch & dry scalp.
How to Wash Our Goddess Locs
Washing crochet goddess locs like you would your natural hair is a tedious & tasking process & most of us do not have the time or patience to deal with it. During wash day (which I like to keep at once every 2 weeks), I personal