View Poll Results: The LOC Method
I use the LOC method frequently 0 0%
I use the LOC method when dewpoints are low 2 50.00%
Never heard of it, but will give it a try 1 25.00%
Didn't work for me 2 50.00%
Always used it; just didn't know the name 0 0%
I use it, but leave out one step 0 0%
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LOC Method

Basically, it's a way of moisturizing and keeping the moisture in the hair. This is especially needed for dry climates, dry seasons, and highly porous curlies.

L-Liquid: water or leave-in conditioner
O-Oil
C-Cream (or butters)

Sounds gooey, but the result is hair that is soft, moisturized, and non-greasy hair. It also keeps the tangles to a minimum. I use it mostly in the winter, but also in the summer, if I'm working indoors for a while.

What were your results? What products did you use?
Mod CG-Naturally Highly Porous and Dry
SUMMER REGIMEN-This list is not exhaustive...
Pre-treat:Shima oil
Shampoo:
Schwarzkopf Gliss Kur Ultimate Oil Elixir
Cowash:HE The Sleeker The Butter
PT: Gold Medal's Herbal Tame
DT/LI/Detangler/
: various
Stylers: Lush Zeste Hair Gel

*experimenting and loving it!



Last edited by Greatcurls; 08-20-2013 at 06:20 AM.
I LIKE THIS METHOD A LOT.

I was really surprised because it made no sense to me when I first heard of it and I ruled it out without even trying it, but one day I was like "what the hell" and tried it. I love it! I hope it works as well in the winter (I've only recently started incorporating it into my regimen). Anyways, so far I use:

L: Shea Moisture Restorative conditioner
O: Sweet Almond oil
C: Cantu For Naturals Moisturizing Curl Activator cream

I tend to rotate my leave ins a lot but the sweet almond oil/curl cream will most likely be my constants (unless my hair stops responding).

Big Chop: 11/25/09
Cottony/fluffy, medium/coarse, high density & porosity
SL - APL - BSB - BSL - MBL - WL - HL
I prefer to reduce the porosity of my hair with coconut oil and other penetrating ingredients. I don't believe all porous hair needs more water, it takes up too much during washing as it is and water can be damaging (hygral fatigue). This system would weigh down many a wavy too.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect
I'm a condition only girl but I've needed something "more" with the low dew points. I refused to use gel so I tried the LOC method

L as I am leave in
O grape seed oil (in a spray container)
C suave everlasting sun conditioner

I was SHOCKED at the results. Who knew!
3A 3B mix
Very thick hair
Colored
Low porosity
Medium coarse texture

Lo-Poo- Yes to Cucumbers
Co-wash- Yes to Cucumbers, As I Am Co-wash
RO-Yes to blueberries, GVPCB, CJ curl assurance conditioner
DT- CJ curl rehab
LI- As I Am leave in, KCKT

Style- Sauve Everlasting Sunshine
Misc- CJ Smoothing lotion
I do conditioner only styling also and have been trying this method for a few weeks with jojoba oil. Not super impressed,might try the grapeseed oil.
Greencup13 do you get second day hair with this method or do you have to restyle everyday? ??


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2/C -3A I think ???
No clue what type of hair I have. Waiting on hair analysis results.

Low-poo : Giovanni TTTT
Co-wash : Vo5 Herbal Escapes
RO : GVP Conditioning Balm , Vo5 Herbal Escapes
Leave in : Vo5 Herbal Escapes
Styler : SM Curling Gel Souffle, Aquage Defining Gel (not CG)
PT : GVP K-Pak
DT : GVP Conditioning Balm

New to all this, trying to find the best products for me. Soo confusing, soo many products and soo little time
I am very interested in this message but I've been confused as to timing:
Do you start the process on soaking wet hair? Or is there a little scrunching time/air dry time in between?
Also, is it okay to add a gel after these steps? Or is one not needed?

Thank you!

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~2C/3A~ Density-High Porosity-High Texture-Medium Climate-HIGH humidity Water-Hard well
Low-poo: Nature's Gate Tea-Tree Cond: Suave Naturals, Organic Coconut Oil Leave-in: KCKT Styling: KCSS, KCCC, Dr. Bronner's Organic Hair Creme
I do conditioner only styling also and have been trying this method for a few weeks with jojoba oil. Not super impressed,might try the grapeseed oil.
Greencup13 do you get second day hair with this method or do you have to restyle everyday? ??


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Originally Posted by Tive76
I do my washing at night and I do my hair daily my choice. I could get 2nd day hair but I personally choose not to.
3A 3B mix
Very thick hair
Colored
Low porosity
Medium coarse texture

Lo-Poo- Yes to Cucumbers
Co-wash- Yes to Cucumbers, As I Am Co-wash
RO-Yes to blueberries, GVPCB, CJ curl assurance conditioner
DT- CJ curl rehab
LI- As I Am leave in, KCKT

Style- Sauve Everlasting Sunshine
Misc- CJ Smoothing lotion
Does anyone notice their hair more...greasy with this method? Do you need to loo poo more? I cowashed last night and my hair is a grease ball today.
3A 3B mix
Very thick hair
Colored
Low porosity
Medium coarse texture

Lo-Poo- Yes to Cucumbers
Co-wash- Yes to Cucumbers, As I Am Co-wash
RO-Yes to blueberries, GVPCB, CJ curl assurance conditioner
DT- CJ curl rehab
LI- As I Am leave in, KCKT

Style- Sauve Everlasting Sunshine
Misc- CJ Smoothing lotion
I feel I do a variation of this method. The water, then leave-in, and then my oil. I don't add a cream after. However, my hair has never been better.
High Porosity, Fine, Thin Density, Low Elasticity
Co-wash, leave in, and gel: Alba botanica coconut cond., ogx mousse, &/or super wet look gel.
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