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The Cutest Faux Locs to Wear this Summer and Beyond

Check out this guide on the chicest way to wear faux locs!

Summer is here and the time to experiment with new hairstyles is now! Faux locs are the perfect look for anyone who is looking to experiment with locs but is not ready to fully commit to the style yet. This gives you the perfect chance to get an idea of how the look will be on you. Or perhaps you simply love the look of locs but you want a more temporary option. Whatever your faux loc goals are, we have fun inspo for you on how you can wear your look! 

Unique Faux Locs Looks to Wear Now

Check out 6 of the hottest faux loc looks you can try this summer!

1. Medium Length Faux Locs 

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Medium-length locs are the perfect in-between look for summer. Photo by Osarugue Igbinoba

Medium-length locs are perfect when dealing with the summer heat! Take your medium locs to the next level with metallic cuffs. Additionally, use a de-frizzing solution such as Dove Defrizz & Define Frizz Control Leave-In Cream to keep your locs looking refreshed over the course of wearing the hairstyle. 

2. Long Side Part Faux Locs 

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Achieve this classic faux loc look with a side part. with. Photo by Jabari Timothy

Create the perfect bohemian summer look with these long, flowy, side-parted locs. Top off this boho look with daintily laid edges. For a firm hold, we recommend using the SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil + Flaxseed Black Edge Gel. 

3. Two-Toned Locs 

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Rock complimenting hair colors with two-toned hair. Photo by Jazmin Quaynor

Create an intricate look with two-toned locs. Mix two of your favorite complimenting neutral hair colors to achieve this look. You can mix the colors throughout your whole mane, or create an ombre look on the ends of your faux locs. 

4. Bold Colored Locs 

Feeling bold? Allow the color of your faux locs to reflect that. Photo by James Barr

Feeling a bit more bold this summer? Then try opting for a more colorful approach with your faux locs. Tap into pinks, purples, reds, and more for your most vibrant look!

5. Faux Locs with Wavy Ends 

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Take your locs to the next level with wavy ends. Photo by Houcine Ncib

Create a classic, chic, look with waves at the end of your faux locs. Maintain your waves with a hair mousse that will help keep your waves shiny and in-tact. For Every Hair Type Smooth & Style Mousse has the perfect mousse for keeping both synthetic and human hair in tact. 

6. Curly Locs 

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Have a summer full of glamorous events? Let your locs match it too! Photo by Ussama Azam

Are you looking to go all out this summer with a stunning glamorous look? Then try curly faux locs. Not only does this style look great when worn down, but it looks stunning in a variety of updos as well, that can be worn to all your best events this summer! 

Will you be trying faux locs this summer? If so, which look will you be choosing? Show us your look by tagging us @AllThingsHairUS. Also, for more protective hairstyle inspiration, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter below!


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