What Are the Steps for Creating a Sisterlocks Hairstyle?


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The sisterlocks hairstyle is created with the help of a professional hairstylist who is a certified and trained sisterlocks consultant. The consultant sections the client's hair into uniform sizes and proceeds to knot up each section of the hair into a lock. The end result is sisterlocks.

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The client has an in-person consultation with the sisterlocks consultant, who looks at the client's hair and listens to the client's hairstyle objectives. The consultant tests an area of the client's hair to make sure the sisterlocks hairstyle will work for the client. If the client is satisfied with the look and wants to proceed, the client returns for one or more appointments to install the sisterlocks.

The consultant installs the sisterlocks by sectioning a portion of the client's hair based upon the size of the locks the client wants. The installation can take several hours over the course of several days to complete.

The consultant gives the client special instructions to follow regarding how the client will style, shampoo and protect their hair at night while sleeping. The consultant advises the client on making a follow-up appointment within a few weeks to re-tighten any loose locks so that the sisterlocks will eventually lock.

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