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Get Your Goddess On: The 22 Hottest Faux Locs Styles

Short Faux Locs


Black women have been wearing short faux locks everywhere you go right now. One way to vary this popular style is to keep it short and simple, lifting up your facial features!

Curly Faux Locs for Curly Hair


Turn heads with this amazing technique of creating versatility on your curly hair! A bob cut done flawlessly like hers only proves how flexible faux locs can be!

Burgundy Faux Locs


One of the most flattering colors for dark skin is this purplish shade of red. Super stylish on long pieces of locs that makes everyone around you stand in awe!

Marley Hair Faux Locs


A natural-looking faux loc style for those searching for a simple yet glamorous new look! You definitely won’t run out of options to style these loose and long curls.

Faux Locs Mermaid


These mermaid pops of colors are absolutely the trend right now, and what better way to wear them than with those long faux locs! Play around with your imagination as there are so many more fashionable colors you can choose from!

Long Faux Locs


Nothing else proves how versatile this style is than these iconic lengthy faux strands. Twist it, pin it, bun it, decorate it with cute and trendy accessories – you can never go wrong with this length!

Shoulder Length Faux Locs


Wear your hair down without effort when you keep your locks’ length at the shoulder level. This on-point mix of volume and length is most flattering on heart-shaped and round faces.

Light Brown Goddess Faux Locs


Create this dynamic and totally desirable faux locs style by wearing this blend of nut-brown ombre with your goddess locks. Combining dark and light shades of brown is a sure way to make you stand out!

Dark Red Faux Locs


Another great way to rock this style is when you play around with burgundy and black together. Show your courage by trying a fade like hers to complete that rockstar look!

Faux Locs with Yarn


Liven things up when you adorn your hair with these simple accessories. Just by adding some fashionable strands of yarn, you can awesomely make your faux loc hairstyle personalized and unique!

Jumbo Faux Locs


Even as a short style, these thick locks can make you feel charming and carefree at the same time. The best idea for those who want to try the classic faux loc technique for the first time!

Maroon Faux Locs


Reinvent your image by showing your bold side and sporting this maroon hair color on your faux locs style. Leave your ends loose and curly for that natural and sweet curly ombre effect!

Faux Locs Ponytail


Q&A with style creator, Sandra Okunzuwa
Weave and Wig Stylist @ WIGEXCEL in Lagos, Nigeria

How would you describe this look?

The faux locs ponytail is perfectly described as a dreadlocks already made ponytail made on a drawstring that makes it easy to wear. It’s a handmade ponytail.

I love the length, the thickness, the weight (it’s weightless), the drawstring, the look, and how it sits firmly.

Any advice for someone considering it?

It’s made with crotchet dreadlocks and sewn on a drawstring net cap. How to style the hair: Pack your hair doughnut and using a rubber band. Gel the hair neatly and do a baby hair on it. Install the faux locs drawstring. Use any decorative piece in styling it. Arrange it.

Red Faux Locs


Q&A with style creator, Allie Cooper
Hair Braider @ SM Glam Bar in New Orleans, LA

How would you describe this look?

The look is called faux locs with feathered tips. It is an edgy and fun protective style. It is the perfect vacation hair! It is low maintenance and easy to style. My favorite thing about doing faux locs is the transformation effect. It can give almost any woman a completely different look.

Any advice for someone considering it?

I would first and foremost recommend the client use their favorite oil with an applicator bottle and apply it directly to the scalp. My personal favorite oil to use is Peppermint and Aloe Scalp Tonic from Design Essentials.

I always tell my clients to purchase long loc sleeping caps because they prevent clients from putting tension on their hair at night.

I do not suggest clients with relaxed hair get this style unless there is a significant amount of new growth.

The key to beautiful faux locs is purchasing soft hair to use when installing them. The softer the hair the better the outcome.

Faux Locs Bob


This short funky faux locs cut flatters round faces best. Wear with a gray or platinum hue to pop out those attractive facial features you’re proud of!

Q&A with style creator, Adanna Lewa
Hairstylist @ Adanna Lewa Hair in Los Angeles, CA

How would you describe this look?

This look is regal, fun, and earthy. What I love about faux locs is that it doesn’t have to be put together. To me, it looks better once the style has been worn for some time. The older it gets, the better it looks. It’s freeing and connecting in a way that leads to conversation, no matter the race.

Any advice for someone considering it?

It’s universal. Depending on the hair texture and length, there are different sizes and length for this particular style. As a hairstylist, I fill the person’s hair out first before installing. If your hair is finer, I wouldn’t advise you to keep the style in for a lengthy period of time. But if your hair is courser, 2 months should be fine.

To moisturize and condition the hair so that it’s not drying out, a spray water bottle with leave in conditioner, jojoba oil, and coconut oil should be fine to spray onto the locs. Oiling the scalp with Jamaican black castor oil, Pink Oil Moisturizer, or any scalp oil moisturizer should also be fine.

Goddess Faux Locs


Fall in love with this style of ending those perfect strands with loose curls that will truly make you feel like an enchanting goddess! Feature your natural hair and texture by adding some embellishments without being too overdone for your everyday look.

Q&A with style creator, Destiny
Hairstylist @ Hair Central LLC in Wilmington, DE

How would you describe this look?

This look is the perfect faux locs extensions with an island twist. Mermaid goddess locs give you the ultimate protective style which permits hair growth, strengthens hair follicles, as well as protects the hair from heat damage and breakage.

I love that it is different from the traditional faux locs in a way that draws the attention with its wavy and curly tips. The addition of hair yarn tops off this unique look.

Any advice for someone considering it?

Make sure the stylist is using human hair, for the synthetic hair tends to irritate the scalp. Also, groom the locs with mousse, Jamaican castor oil, and also touch up the edges with Eco Styler or some form of edge tamer.

Crochet Faux Locs


An easy alternative way to install faux locs on your hair – crocheting is a trendy protective style to get yourself some gorgeous pieces that you can style and color any way you want!

Q&A with style creator, Yaya
Licensed Hair Braider & Stylist @ Hair by YaYa in Kissimmee, FL

How would you describe this look?

This style is known as Faux Locs, a protective hairstyle that gives you the illusion of real locs temporarily by completely covering your real hair.

Usually, clients who are transitioning or growing out their hair naturally look for this type of style, and this can be worn for at least 6-8 weeks.

Any advice for someone considering it?

Know that this is a three-step process. First, hair needs to braid down, then wrapped, and then sealed at the ends, so be mindful that it takes a longer sitting time for this hairstyle.

The outcome is beneficial because it’s easy to manage, and it produces a lot of hair growth. It’s perfect for fitness lifestyles because it’s durable. It’s also flexible in styling options. You can put it into a bun, ponytail, or braided styles. Anyone can wear this style as long as your hair is in good condition.

Products that you can use are oils to keep the moisture in your hair. Less is more when considering product buildup.

Crochet Faux Locs


Just when you thought you’ve run out of styles to fashion, this one’s would definitely save the day. Who thought something so stylish is also a great hair care technique?

Jumbo Faux Locs


A thicker braid of hair is wrapped with extensions to create this marvelous faux locs dreadlocks variation. Just as beautiful and savvy.

Blonde Faux Locs


Faux lock hairstyles are useful for when you are transitioning to natural hairstyles. Luckily, style is not sacrificed with this blonde faux loc.

Half Up Faux Locs


Hair is power and power is beauty. A faux locs hairstyle is powerful as this leaves a statement while letting you achieve things with a freeing updo.

Faux Locs with Marley Hair


Using Marley hair on your faux locs creates a fuller look that is also natural-looking.