LOC Method: The Much Talked About Maximum Moisture Retention Method


LOC Method, infographic


I had been hearing a lot about the LOC Method over the past few months and couldn’t resist the urge to finally give it a go!

The LOC Method as you may have guessed from the infographic above, is a method used to promote maximum moisture retention by sealing in moisture twice! At least that’s the easiest way I can put it!!!

My initial worry was that this would result in super greasy and heavy hair but that has been far from the case. I can happily say I am a serious LOC Method Groupie! The steps are super simple and you can get away with using products you already have:



Moisturise your hair with a leave-in conditioner or moisturising leave-in spritz of some sort. I currently use either the Jane Carter Solution Revitalizing Leave-In Conditioner or the Aphogee Keratin & Green Tea Restructurizer. You can even make your own D.I.Y leave-in spritz if you don’t already have one. An Aloe vera juice and water mix works perfectly for my younger sisters hair. The focus here is to use a product that has water as the main ingredient and that is relatively light.


Seal in the moisture from STEP ONE with a light oil. Rub a few drops [3 - 4 drops] of oil in palm of your hands and then apply this to your hair. I usually reach for either Argan, Almond or Grapeseed oil.


Seal in the moisture and oil from STEP ONE & TWO with a creamy moisturiser. This is where the magic happens and completes the process. I’m currently using KeraCare’s Buttercream for this step.


With this method I can actually get away with not moisturising and sealing for a good couple of days, which is a huge relief for me as a frequent traveller who cannot always justify packing one less item of work clothing in order to make space for hair care products!


Given this method a go?


With Love,


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