Sisterlocks® MYTHS

Sisterlocks® are NOT...

...installed or retightened with a latch hook, bobby pin, paper clip, safety pin or any other "tool" besides the official, patented Sisterlocks® tool. 

 "Stay Woke!"


Sisterlocks® installations DO NOT...

...involve tying knots, applying glue, voodoo or shaving portions of the head. A skilled consultant will use proper technique, eliminating the need for tricks or shortcuts.  

"Be Aware!"

Sisterlocks® maintenance DOES NOT...

...include Suave, baby shampoo, apple cider vinegar, shea butter, bees wax, olive oil, mayonnaise, rose water, witch hazel or any product other than the Sisterlocks® hair care products. Sisterlocks® products are specially formulated to address the needs and maintain the integrity of Sisterlocks®.   "Don't be Fooled!"

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.  Oftentimes these like minded individuals gather and commune together to celebrate their common interests.   

"Birds of a feather flock together!"

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sisterlocks®?

Sisterlocks® is a natural hair management system that creates tiny style-able locks. It allows men, women & children with tightly textured hair to take advantage of a wide range of today's hairstyles without having to alter the natural texture of their hair or add any products or heat.

Will Sisterlocks cause my hair to break or thin?

 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?

 Yes. Though the transition will take more time, your hair care professional who is trained in Sisterlocks techniques can help you make that transition. All you need is 2 inches of new growth.  Your styling options will increase as your natural texture grows out.

Once I get Sisterlocks I can still change hairstyles?

Yes! 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!

Can Sisterlocks be taken out?

 Technically, yes, though the procedure is so tedious, you will not want to get Sisterlocks with that intention. Anyway, once you discover the range of freedom with Sisterlocks, you won't want to go back! Finally, there is a way of celebrating the natural beauty of our hair with Sisterlocks!

How long does it take to get Sisterlocks?

 The initial locking process can take 1 to 4 days to install.  It depends on the length and density of the hair. The beauty of Sisterlocks is that tightening them as your hair grows out is extremely simple, since there are no extensions to remove and re-set.