27 Trendy Ways to Style Goddess Locs at Home

From a bob to purple locs, there are so many ways to style goddess locs.

There are such a variety of different types of locs, but we’re bringing you all the inspo on Goddess locs. If you aren’t familiar, goddess locs are a protective hairstyle using a silkier type of hair and have loose curly ends as opposed to regular faux locs that just have a blunt end. Many stylists use the waterfall method during installation. This involves pulling pieces of hair from the loc to create a worn but polished look. It can take anywhere from 5-12 hours to complete this style, depending on your stylist. You can also do this at home, and while it may take a while, let’s just say they are totally worth the wait! The best part is you can wear this style for 6-8 weeks at a time.

Read on to find out a variety of ways you can give this locs style a try: 

27 Goddess Locs Styles

Keep scrolling for the ultimate Goddess inspiration styles.

1. Crochet Style

crochet goddess locs black hairstyle
Photo credit: @boholocs

Cut down on the installation time with this crochet variation. Soon after the hair is cornrowed, extensions used to create the locs are added using a small crochet hook. 

2. Bohemian Style

woman with a shoulder length goddess locs hairstyle
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

Locs full of curls? Yes, please! If you like curls, you’re going to love these bohemian goddess locs. 

3. Short Locs

woman with short black goddess locs and hair cuffs
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

Not all goddess locs need to drape down your back. This short version is a clean look you can wear day or night.

4. A Blonde Look

woman with long blonde gypsy locs hairstyle
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

Carry your signature hair color over to your protective style. Blonde goddess locs are always head turners! To freshen up your locs between washes, use SheaMoisture Moringa & Avocado Power Greens Hair Tea Rinse

5. Individual Crochet Goddess Locs

individual crochet goddess locs hairstyle
Photo credit: @boholocs

Crochet styles are definitely in, and that includes individual crochet goddess locs. You can even install them yourself.

6. Messy Protective Style

woman with big messy big-goddess locs hairstyle in black and brown
Photo credit: @boholocs

This protective style already has a worn look. Add a boho vibe with an even messier style. Amp up the boho look by adding highlights throughout too. 

7. Jumbo Locs

woman with a jumbo goddess locs hairstyle and hair accessories
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

Get large and in charge goddess locs! This jumbo style is great for those who like to wear their style down often.

8. Ombre Look

woman with long blonde ombre goddess locs
Photo credit: @boholocs

From red to blonde or blue to purple? You choose! Ombre color will definitely help you stand out from the crowd.

9. Red Hue

side view of a woman with red gypsy locs hairstyle
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

Choose a fiery red to showcase your fun personality. This protective style is a great way to try out a bold hue. 

10. Burgundy Color

woman with burgundy goddess locs
Photo credit: @boholocs

Call it cherry red or burgundy. Either way, the color is a fun way to express yourself. 

11. Long Locs

woman with long boho goddess locs hairstyle
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

Long goddess locs are real #HairGoals!  To add a bit of sparkle, wear hair beads on your Goddess locs.

12. Small Goddess Locs

woman with a small goddess locs hairstyle
Photo credit: @boholocs

You can do tons of styles with small locs. Wear half up, half down, or create side-swept bangs that ooze confidence. 

13. Colored Protective Style

woman with goddess locs in multiple colors
Photo credit: @boholocs

Show off your individuality by adding all of the colors of the rainbow to your goddess locs. Color them by section or combine colors. 

14. Curly  Locs

woman with a curly bohemian goddess locs style
Photo credit: @Shanta_katierra

Make a statement by curling your protective locs with rollers or wearing Bantu knots for several days. 

15. Goddess Locs Bob

blonde goddess locs in a bob hairstyle
Photo credit: @Shanta_katierra

Go short and lightweight with a bob variation. This style is perfect for the summer months. 

16. Gypsy Locs

woman with brown gypsy-style goddess locs
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

Gypsy Goddess locs are easy to install as they are typically pre-looped and ready to be crocheted in braids.

17. Curly Ends Style

woman with long gray goddess locs
Photo credit: @boholocs

Goddess locs already have loose, sporadic curls, but you can add more by wearing spirals at the ends. 

18. Medium Locs

woman with medium-length black goddess locs
Photo credit: @boholocs

Wear them jumbo or small, but either way, your goddess locs will fall at a medium length just below your shoulders.

19. Purple Goddess Locs

two women with purple color goddess locs hairstyles
Photo credit: @boholocs

Rock a hippie look with the purple style. Add bold hues for a show-stopping style.

20. Short Crochet Style

woman with blonde shoulder-length crochet goddess locs
Photo credit: @boholocs

Want a cute, lightweight style that doesn’t take long to install? Short crochet goddess locs are your answer. 

21. Blue Locs

woman with a blue goddess locs colored hairstyle
Photo credit: @boholocs

Pick any shade of blue, and you’re bound to be vibrant! Blue can be added to just a few individual locs or the entire style.

22. Bob Goddess Locs

woman with a short bob goddess locs hairstyle in black and brown
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

Who says all locs have to be long? Rock this bob for an edgy look. We love this shorter look with the protective style. 

23. Gray Protective Style

woman with gray goddess locs hairstyle wearing a yellow headband
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

Gray is always in, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Add gray extensions to your goddess locs to create this look. 

24. Honey Blonde Style

back view of a woman with honey-colored goddess locs
Photo credit: @boholocs

Add a touch of sweetness to your style with a honey-blonde hue. Dye all of your locs, or opt for highlights.

25. Bun Hairstyle

goddess locs boho locs bun hairstyle
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

It’s a great style to wear to the office or a Saturday night party. Create small space buns or one jumbo bun to compliment your outfit. 

26. Side Part Look

womanw with auburn goddess locs side part hairstyle
Photo credit: @shanta_katierra

Sometimes, you have to just let your hair down! Switch your style to a side part for added flair. To keep your hair clean, use SheaMoisture Sugarcane Extract & Meadowfoam Seed Miracle Multi-Benefit Shampoo and Conditioner. We love this set because it uses a blend of Sugarcane, Meadowfoam Seed, Marshmallow Root, and Phyto-proteins to keep hair soft and healthy. Plus, it can be used on color-treated hair.

27. Traditional Goddess Locs

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Try a traditional look.

Opt for a traditional Goddess lots hairstyle. For some variation, add a deep side part. What we love about this style is that it can work on any length of hair, whether shoulder-length or down to your waist.

Whether you try out a bold color or add an accessory, there are many ways to show off your new Goddess loss.

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