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    15 Loc Hairstyles For When You Don't Know What To Do With Your Hair

    If you need loc hairstyle inspiration, here are a few of our favorite styles!

    When I first started my locs, or dreadlocks as some still call them, I had no idea what to do with them! My hair was short and all over the place, so I definitely didn't know how to make a chic style out of it. Two years later, I love experimenting with different hairstyles to show my beautiful locs off.

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    1. If you're super busy and on the go, throw your locs up in a high ponytail:

    2. And don't think that a ponytail has to be boring! You can spice up your look with a front overlay:

    3. Or incorporate some pretty gold cuffs to give your hair that extra ~glow~:

    4. If you're just starting your locs, you can still play with jewelry to add a pop of style to your hair:

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    Don't think that just because you've got starter locs or even locs that are still growing means you can't still experiment with loc jewelry!

    5. And if you work somewhere where your hair needs to be up, twist your hair around your ponytail to make a loc bun:

    6. Or do space buns and add some dope gold wiring:

    7. Or incorporate your love for curls with your love of space buns with a nuanced half-up, half-down approach:

    8. If you want your locs totally out of your face, you can do a simple cornrow look straight back:

    9. If you've got a special event to attend, use pipe cleaners or perm rods to get big, full loc curls:

    10. Experiment with beautiful bantu knots for a chic look all year-round:

    11. Or if you've got longer locs, do double-barrel cornrows for easy maintenance:

    12. If you want a super lazy girl look that still is poppin', do a side-sweep style and tie it with bobby pins:

    13. If you frequently work out or have an active lifestyle, rope twists can work for you:

    14. And if you need a quick look when it's time to go, toss your locs in loose buns throughout:

    15. Lastly, never think you can't do something with your locs — if you want to experiment, experiment!

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    Yes, you can still add synthetic hair to your locs if you want to temporarily play with colors and styles. Don't stunt your creative spirit, locs are meant for self expression!