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FAQs2017-05-25T15:35:01+00:00
What are Sisterlocks?2017-05-26T14:50:24+00:00

Sisterlocks is a natural hair management system that allows people with tightly-textured hair to take advantage of wide range of today’s hairstyles without having to alter the natural texture of your hair nor add extensions.

How much does Sisterlocks cost?2017-05-25T15:31:30+00:00

The price you pay will depend on your hair length and density. It takes a lot of time and work to install Sisterlocks so it makes sense that the Sisterlocks cost (Sisterlocks price) will reflect that. However, it’s worth knowing that although the initial installation may make the Sisterlocks cost seem high, you will be spending less overall compared to other hair care practises, such as wearing weaves and relaxers.

Just a little more information on exactly what Sisterlocks is NOT……2017-05-25T15:30:56+00:00
Sisterlocks is NOT a cult. It is a natural hair maintenance system enjoyed by those who want to embrace their natural hair – not alter or hide it. There are now Sisterlocks groups of Consultants, Trainees and SisterlocksTM wearers who meet together to celebrate their common interests.
Can Sisterlocks be taken out?2017-05-25T15:29:52+00:00

Technically, yes, but the procedure is so tedious that we don’t recommend it so you should not get Sisterlocks with that intention in mind. You should consider Sisterlocks as a long-term hair care system in the same way as you would relate to a perm or relaxer. Once you discover the range of freedom with Sisterlocks you won’t want to settle for anything else.

What about colouring the Sisterlocks?2017-05-25T15:29:06+00:00

Colouring your hair soon before your Sisterlocks are installed is not recommended. You should wait until the locks are settled in or well on their way to settling in, and your Sisterlocks and your Consultant can advise you on when that is. If you colour your hair before your hair is locked, you may cause damage to your Sisterlocks during the settling-in phase.

How long does it take to have Sisterlocks put in?2017-05-25T15:28:12+00:00

The initial locking process takes about 2/3 as long as getting extensions of comparable size. Other factors that will affect the length of the initial locking session are your hair length, density, condition, size of your head and lock size desired. You should allow 2 days for the initial locking process, possibly more depending on the length and density of your hair. The beauty of Sisterlocks is that maintaining them through regular tightenings as your hair grows is extremely simple, since there are no extentions to remove and re-set.

How long will it take for the parts to fill in?2017-05-25T15:26:49+00:00

It depends on the rate that your hair grows. Usually within the first 2 weeks or after your first shampoo you will notice your parts filling in. Thinner hair may a little longer to give that filled in appearance.

Can you put my Sisterlocks in so that there won’t be any parting?2017-05-25T15:26:03+00:00

The answer to that one is no. With a fresh head of Sisterlocks you are going to see some parting. Even if the client has very thick hair, there will still be some parting.

Once I get Sisterlocks will I still be able to change hairstyles?2017-05-25T15:25:21+00:00

Yes – every day if you want! Sisterlocks is a lot less limiting than extensions because it is your natural hair. You can curl it, braid it, wear a ponytail, cut it, spray or mousse it, wear bangs and parts – you name it!

Do I need to have ‘fine’ hair for Sisterlocks to work?2017-05-25T15:24:50+00:00

Not at all! In fact, the coarse, thick ‘nappy’ hair is best for Sisterlocks. Your natural abundant texture ‘locks’ faster, adds body and makes styling easier.

Will Sisterlocks cause my hair to break or thin?2017-05-25T15:23:52+00:00

Just the opposite! Sisterlocks is a gentle technique that requires no chemicals, no excessive tightening, and causes no damaging abrasion to the hair or scalp. You will find that with regular care, your locks will grow and grow and your styling options will increase.

Can I get Sisterlocks if I have relaxed hair?2017-05-25T15:23:20+00:00

Yes, although the transition will take more time, your hair care professional who is trained in SisterlocksTM techniques can help you make that transition. Your styling options will increase as your natural texture grows out.