Yes, my Four years Loc-versary is here! Many have asked me questions over the months about my locs - I think that I have some better answers.
Tip #1: Adding oils while the locs are wet will not weigh them down, but it may slow drying time.
Tip #2: Allow four days after shampooing for the locs to fluff back up. I see a lot more volume days after my shampoos. I mainly shampoo when too many people start asking me about my loc maintenance schedule. That is usually my sign that the sweat and pollutants from the air have started to weigh it down.
On a separate note, I am seeing more and more gray hair at my roots, but I am very hesitant to color my locs. Many people enter into the haircoloring decision so easily, but I know that my hair is different from most people so I really want to determine if that is a good idea or not for me surrounding the health of my locs. Although, some still mistake some of my gray hair for lint, I just don't worry about it anymore.