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Check out 26 Beautiful Sisterlocks hairstyles you can try out this year.

I believe most of us are just hearing about this hairstyle for the first time, that's because majority of Nigerians despise dreadlocks and its likes. In this part of the world, we have this generalized conception about ladies with dreadlocks and it is not fair.

Today, I will be sharing with you the little knowledge I have about the hairstyle "Sisterlocks".

Sisterlocks are small sized or tiny braided dreadlocks. They are usually done by certified consultants using interlocking method. This is one of the major difference between Sisterlocks and normal dreadlocks. Sisterlocks are done using interlocking method while dreadlocks are done by coiling, braiding and twisting.

Sisterlocks was founded by a black woman Dr. JoAnne Cornwell in 1993. According to her " Sisterlocks is not about a hairstyle. It's about a lifestyle. Sisterlocks invites women who are interested in self empowerment and cultural self-expression to embrace the natural hair care system that is self-affirming and truly gorgeous"

Image credit: Pinterest (Dr. JoAnne Cornwell tools coming her Sisterlocks).

Since its inception, it has become a popular hairstyle among the black women; that's African American women, African women, though it is not that popular here in Nigeria.

It is a beautiful hairstyle that adds extra freshness to the face of the person carrying it. It is quite expensive which made people opt for the normal dreadlocks. It is also time consuming, requires about 15-24 hours to complete the installation for the first time. But it is worth all the stress.

After the installation, all the hair need is some maintenance. Here are few things you need to do:

- Wash and condition the hairstyle once every week. Divide the hair into smaller portions before washing. Don't use any shampoo except Sisterlocks shampoo.

- After washing the scalp and hair, allow to air dry. Hair heater damages the hairstyle.

Wear a satin bonnet or scarf when you are sleeping inorder to protect the hair from dirt and also prevent dryness.

- Visit the consultant every 3 months to retighten the locks.

Below are pictures of beauty influencers and Sisterlocks lovers who have done the hairstyle;

If you want to try out a new hairstyle, I will recommend Sisterlocks but you must be ready to lock your hair for several years. Most people locked up the hair for a lifetime while some has a fixed time.

Photos Credit: Sisterlocks community on Instagram, Pinterest.

Content created and supplied by: Alluringpearl (via Opera News )

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