Proper dedication, care, and patience are the perfect ingredients for flourishing hair in your loc journey. No matter the type of locs you have, whether you are at the start of your loc journey or have mature locs, it is paramount to have a loc maintenance routine. For a great loc regimen, you require locs products that are able to benefit your hair through the washing, moisturizing, and styling process.
The right product is immensely crucial for a successful loc journey. Vegan products are natural with plant-derived ingredients that do not have any harsh chemicals in them. This ensures a healthy loc journey. With the popularity of the loc community and natural hair community, there has been an influx of products that promise to have great results on your locs. This can be overwhelming for most. To help you ease through this process we have selected the top 10 best vegan and clean loc products for anyone who wants to care for their locs.
1. Loclicious - Rosewater, Loc & Twist Moisturizer and Growth Oil
The Loclicious has created an all-vegan range of cruelty-free products to cater to locs and loose natural hair. The 3 amazing products Loclicious - Rosewater, Loc & Twist Moisturizer, and Growth Oil are the perfect moisture bundle pack as each product ensures the locs adequately absorb and retain moisture in your locs.
Loclicious Rosewater Hydration Mist
A lightweight hydrating mist specially formulated to ensure your locs are well moisturized. Can be used daily as it will not cause any build-up. Filled with rose water an amazing moisturizing agent that will balance the hair's pH, and inhibit bacteria or fungus growing between the locs.
Loc & Twist Moisturizer
This is a lightweight and moisturizing loc styling agent that has aloe vera leaf for that extra boost of moisture. Great to use for retwising an styling locs after your wash. Helps to restore moisture and shine to your locs after a fresh wash.
Loclicious Hair Growth Oil
The Loclicious Growth oil is composed of a blend of natural effective oil that supports the health of your scalp, nourishes, lubricates, and protects the locs. The oil is formulated with a blend of nutrient-rich oils such as black seed oil, sweet almond oil, hempseed oil, and argan oil. The Loclicious Hair Growth Oil will play an essential part in sealing in moisture on the locs. This non-greasy formula will not weigh the hair down and softens dry locs.
2. Flower Child Loc Care - Citrus Burst Clarifying Shampoo and Body Wash
If you love the smell of fresh citrus fruits, you will enjoy using this shampoo's refreshing scent. Sometimes our locs are in need of a power wash to thoroughly clean the locs. This vegan, cruelty-free shampoo removes everything for soft and squeaky clean locs. Unlike your traditional shampoo, the clarifying shampoo contains ingredients that will deeply cleanse your hair and reset it for moisture intake. Ideal for those struggling with stubborn dirt that can get stuck in between intertwined hair.
Made of vegan castile soap that is known to deeply cleanse not just the locs but get rid of dirt, gunk, bacteria, and even environmental pollutants whilst still keeping your locs soft and hydrated. This clarifying shampoo contains tea tree oil that helps restore the scalp for healthy hair growth, soothes your itchy scalp, and gets rid of dandruff.
3. Locsanity - Dreadlock Natural Hair Deep Clean Detox and Rejuvenate Dreadlock Powder - ACV AI
The ultimate vegan all-natural deep cleaning treatment that works with all types of locs. Works well for beginner locs and even for those with freeform locs who only want to use natural hair ingredients to clean their locs. The Locsanity detox powder aids in removing product residue, and gunk that can stubbornly get stuck in between your intertwined locked hair.
It is comprised of apple cider vinegar (ACV), baking soda and Himalayan salt. The baking soda strips away product, oils, dirt, and even lint that gets easily caught up in the locs. The ACV helps balance the hair pH and remove any odor from damp locs that did not dry and prevent mildew or mold. The Himalayan salt helps get rid of any dandruff or product on the scalp.
4. Peculiar Roots- Black Charcoal Conditioner Black Charcoal Conditioner
This multi-purpose conditioner is formulated to not only condition your hair but remove any build-up in your hair. Packed with essentials such as vitamins B5&E that hydrate, nourish, and strengthen the hair. What makes this hair conditioner stand out with black shampoo? The black charcoal acts as a powerful detoxifier, a known magnet that draws out any impurities from the hair and scalp. There is keratin that plays a huge role in the conditioner to help repair, strengthen, and prevent hair breakage. For those concerned, yes, this conditioner rinses off very easily from your locs leaving you with soft, shiny locs that smell great.
5. Dr. Locs - Pre-Cleanse
The Dr. Locs Pre Cleanse is a must-have to add to your loc journey regimen. It is effective in getting rid of build-up, excessive dandruff, and loosening any oil before the shampoo process. With the targeted application nozzle it is perfect for anyone who has starter locs as does not have to worry about their locs unraveling which is very common at this stage.
This pre-cleanser is fantastic at encouraging healthy hair growth. Able to unclog pores as follicles remain healthy and strong. The apple cider vinegar acts as a mild surfactant that pulls up any dirt. The sea salt, vitamin E, and witch hazel effectively exfoliate the scalp, get rid of excess dandruff, and get rid of any bacteria.
6. Naetorious Locs- Loc Detox Bomb Set
A hair detox is mandatory for anyone on a loc journey to remove any residue buildup of gunk that can easily get stuck in the locs. Normally, for a quick detox soak, most loc people often go to the kitchen and use their trusted apple cider vinegar and baking soda which can be both messy or unavailable if traveling. The Naetorious Locs Detox Bomb Set has been strategically formulated with tan ACV and baking soda mix compacted together that is convenient to use. This one-of-a-kind detox bomb is easy to use by simply submerging in a tub of warm water.
7. Fashion Dreads - Nap Star Dry Gel
This water-soluble gel is packed with aloe vera that nourishes and improves the health of your locs. This retwisting product is light and residue free. It works well for those with starter locs or anyone with fine or sillier hair. Vegan friendly and made with natural ingredients that will effectively help the loc process, smoothens any frizz. Even if it is a dry gel, it has no greasy feeling and will not weigh the hair down.
8. Taliah Waajid - Total Body Black Earth Shampoo
A relaxing soothing shampoo for your locs and scalp that also doubles as a body wash. This shampoo gently cleans your locs removing any dirt and impurities. It is very easy for product build up if you have locs and it can be difficult to get rid of it. The Taliah Waajid - Total Body Black Earth Shampoo is guaranteed to get rid of any dirt, product residue, and any gunk leaving your locs cleaning allowing for moisture intake. This shampoo is nourishing as it is formulated with vitamin E and wheat germ(protein) both known to repair and strengthen any damaged locs. The rosemary in this shampoo has a delightful scent and helps soothe and stimulate any inactive follicles encouraging new hair growth. With this shampoo you only need a little to get a good lather.
9. Love Locs - Detox Dream
If you are a do-it-yourself on your loc journey the love loc dream is fantastic for you. A well-curated package to help you effectively and conveniently deep cleanse your locs. The detox dream contains
Deep Cleansing Loc Soak with Apple Cider Vinegar to get rid of any product build-up, odor and balance the hair’s pH.
Deep Cleansing Loc Shampoo with Apple Cider Vinegar. that removes dirt and cleans hair.
Inflatable basin to allow one to detox your locs wherever you are as it is easy to carry anywhere.
Scalp Massager Shampoo Brush that helps lift up dirt as you cleanse your scalp and also encourages blood flow which stimulates hair growth.
All in all the perfect package to properly clean hair for healthy and soft locs.
10. Loc God - Loc & Twist Gel
An amazing gel that provides hydration, shine, and softness as you retwist your locs. The castor oil and avocado oil in this loc and retwist gel can stimulate the follicles encouraging hair growth. The loc and retwist gel strengthens locs and protects and nourishes your locs as it provides a great hold for the locs. Work well in taming those frizzy hairs and do not worry about the hair feeling weighed down or build-up residue. It also works amazingly on the edges giving you a sleek look.
Take your time and choose a few if not all the products we have recommended and find the right products for your locs. Create a scheduled loc care routine for your locs, be consistent with your loc hair care, and watch as you have an amazing flourishing loc journey in 2023!