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HOW TO: moisturize hair using the L.O.C/L.C.O Method.

What does L.O.C/L.C.O stand for?

L.O.C is an abbreviation for Liquid/leave-in conditioner, oil, and cream.

L= Liquid or leave in conditioner (water based)
O= Oil
C= Cream (thicker, butter based, a little heavier then the leave-in conditioner)

Depending on your preferred way of moisturizing, you may want to go with the L.C.O method which requires the same steps just in a different order.

L= Liquid or leave in conditioner (water based)
C= Cream (thicker, butter based, a little heavier then the leave-in conditioner)
O= Oil

Experiment with both methods to see which method works with your hair the best.

How to choose what method to go with?d to fit personal hair needs.

If you have high porosity hair, Both methods will work for your hair but L.O.C may be the better option as it will provide moisture from the Liquid/leave-in conditioner that’ll soak up in you hair, Then quickly sealing it in with a heavy oil to help your hair hold on to the water it needs, and lastly applying a cream on top for added moisture.

Why moisture using the LOC Method?

It provides an easy and effective routine to help seal in moisture, prevent breakage, and help with length retention. The L.O.C and L.C.O methods are extremely beneficial and when incorporated regularly you’ll find your hair is healthier, stays moisturized longer, and is growing as it will stop breakage due to dryness.

Try out both methods and let us know what you think and which method best worked for your hair


High or Low Porosity?



The Float Test: Take a couple of strands of hair from your comb or brush

and drop them into  a bowl of water. Let them sit for 2-4 minutes.

If your hair floats, you have low porosity. If it sinks, you have high porosity.


The Slip’n’Slide Test: Take a strand of hair and slide your fingers up the

shaft (toward the scalp)  If you feel little bumps along the way, this means

that your cuticle is lifted and that you have high porosity. If your fingers

slip smoothly, then you have low porosity hair.

What is Hair Porosity?

Hair porosity is your hair’s ability to absorb and hold moisture. Knowing your hair porosity can help you choose products that will benefit you by maintaining healthy, moisturized, strong hair.