The decision to transition into a hair locks, twists and coils lifestyle can be very daunting. With that in mind, we ask one of the top natural haircare cosmetologists in the United States if they could help us answer the major questions most people have when they are considering the natural lifestyle. Airaina Griffith-Knight DPC has over 20 years’ experience in the natural hair industry. She’s created a list of the top 15 myths about hair locks, twists, and coils. In this article, Airaina guides us through the many misconceptions about natural hair and uses her expertise to steer you in the right direction.

1.) Water is an enemy to hair locks.

Water is only an enemy if you do not plan to twist them immediately. In the world of styling, there are two methods; wet and dry styling.  Locks are considered a wet hairstyle technique; since they are cultivated on damp hair. You apply products, apply the twisting method and allow it to dry. This drying form a hydrogen bond. Hydrogen bonds are broken by water, combing or brushing, therefore, refrain from wetting Locks if there is no chance of retwisting. Except in the case of free forming.