What Do Sisterlocks Look Like?


Quick Answer

Sisterlocks look like thin dreadlocks. Sometimes they can also look like small individual braids. Women who are locking their hair often get Sisterlocks to transition their hair into a dreadlock style.

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Sisterlocks were created by Dr. JoAnne Cornwell in 1993. To create Sisterlocks, a special tool that creates grid-shaped parts in the hair and a twisting device that shapes the hair into locks are used. Sisterlocks are considerably thinner than traditional dreadlocks and can be styled in a number of ways, including up-dos and French rolls. Sisterlocks is a trademarked company, and the hair can only be installed by stylists who have been Sisterlocks-certified.

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