Faux locs are a trendy and modern hairdo that allows ladies to wear a dread-like design without spending years creating these natural locks. It is a very versatile hairstyle that you can create in many ways using anything from acrylic yarn to synthetic hair extensions. It also allows you to wear some beautiful colors in your hair without having to dye or bleach it with harsh chemicals. This amazing style also works for all length, and you can make the locs in almost any thickness that you want. If you have been thinking of having them for some time, or you just want something new, check out the 30 styles below for some inspiration.
# 1 Medium Size Light Blue Locs
The locks in this hairdo look like natural dreadlocks, and most people might not tell that they are not without looking very carefully. This look comes from the skillful choice and use of extensions that have a beautiful blue shade, and it is as gorgeous as it can get. They are a medium size in length and thickness, and their styling entails tying them at the top of the head into a simple bun.
One of the things that make this protective hairstyle unique is the fact that you can create it in many ways and effortlessly. In this design, the locks have some multiple textures that come from having them in different sizes and thickness. Although the brown shade is the most dominant throughout the hair, there are also a few other colors that help to create a beautiful multicolored appearance.
# 3 Massive Top Bun
Your styling matters a lot in the hairdo that you create, and it can make or break your style. The goddess locs in this design are simple and neat, but the styling that entails wrapping them into an enormous top bun is what makes this design exquisite. They also have a cute natural look and a few metallic beads for accessorizing.
# 4 Accessorized Locs
Goddess locs could not look neater than this, but this is not the only thing that makes this a top notch design. The locks are also quite long, and they have some lovely curls on the ends and an impressive styling that entails tying then at the center of the head and also sweeping them into a face framing design. Their glossy and dark-toned color is perfect, and the few metallic beads that accessorize them are also an excellent addition.
# 5 Impeccable Goddess Locs
The blonde shade and the length of the hair in this design are what make it a top notch and an excellent choice for any woman. To create this look you have to use some blonde yarn to twist your long hair. The only other thing that you need to do is shave the sides to create an undercut and then sweep and tie the locks on the side.
# 6 Brown Streaks on Blonde
Here is another hairdo that demonstrates the beautiful designs that you can create with some blonde yarns. The long locs in this style have a medium thickness, and there are also a few brown ones that help to create a beautifully highlighted look. A simple sweep back and a few hair jewels for accessorizing are all that you need to finish the design.
# 7 Half Up Crochet Braids
You do not have to be very skilled in twisting hair to wear faux locs because there is still an option of crocheting them like in this design. Here you only need to knit some ready locs on your natural hair, and the biggest advantage of this is that they all look uniform. The dazzling dark tone and the half up style are also perfect.
# 8 Chin Length Bob Locs
Few people if at all any can be able to tell that the locks on this chin length bob are not natural dreadlocks. Despite their short length they look very natural and their color also helps to enhance this appearance. You can create this look with acrylic yarn or have it through crocheting.
# 9 Kinky and Curly
Any woman with some thick hair on her head can replicate this adorable headdress. To create it you only need to form some thick goddess locs and use some curlers to make their ends curly. You also need some metallic beads and other glossy and stylish hair bling to accessorize the hair and finish by tying a few at the back to create a half up design and also by side sweeping some of them.
# 10 Thin Chocolate Brown Faux Locs
The beauty of this hairstyle is all about the choice of color and the size. Some small locks like these will probably take longer to create than the usual medium or thick ones, but you can also keep them for a longer time. The only other thing that you need for this style is to get the color right, and once you have the locks you should style with a sweep back and binding a few at the back and over the others.
# 11 Two Toned and Crocheted
Crocheting your braids is always an excellent idea when you do not want to sit down for many hours as the stylist works on your hair. In this design, the crocheted braids have a gorgeous two-toned look and amazing updo style with shaved sides that makes the wearer look exquisite.
# 12 Massive and Unique Blonde Updo
The size of the locs in this headdress is just fantastic, and the good thing is that they are quite light despite their enormous size. Their blonde shade is also fascinating and to create this look you should crochet the massive locks to your natural hair and then pull and pin them into an updo.
# 13 Stylish and Neat Updo
This hairstyle is very straightforward, and any lady can replicate it regardless of her hair length. It entails introducing some glossy chocolate brown Marley extensions to the natural hair and spinning it into some neat long twists. You should then pull the locks to the center of the head and twist them into a stylish and tight bun.
# 14 High and Tight Updo
Some long, high-quality extensions and the services of a skilled and experienced stylist are all that you need for this elegant hairdo. It involves using the extensions to create some extra-long faux locs and then knitting them into a high and tight updo that you should then accessorize with metallic beads.
# 15 Highlighted Goddess Locs
These goddess locs would be a very ordinary hairstyle because they are straightforward were it not for the highlighted look. This look comes from having some in a brown shade instead of forming all of them in the dominant black tone. They also have an undone and curly look on the ends and a few metallic beads to spice them up.
# 16 Blue on Black Locs
It is amazing how color can make a huge difference for your hairstyle. The faux locs in this design have a beautiful and glossy overall black tone, but the introduction of a blue shade on some of the hair gives the design a breathtaking highlighted appearance. Apart from this the twists also have a lovely styling that entails pulling and twisting them into a thick bun at the top of the head.
# 17 Goddess Faux Braids
The medium size of these braids is excellent but not the only thing that makes them a top notch design. To create this look, you should give the twists a loose and almost messy appearance and also introduce some dark brown extensions to the style for a highlighted look. For styling, you only have to sweep them back and accessorize with some metallic beads.
# 18 Glamorous Red Crochet Locs
The color of the extensions on this style is just glamorous, and it is what makes this a refined headdress. This hairstyle is also very easy to replicate, and it works for any hair length because you only need to crochet some red faux locks onto your natural hair. The crochets also have some nice loose wave, and you should style them with a side sweep.
# 19 Dark Toned Curly and Kinky Locs
Black hair looks very healthy, and it is also perfect for ladies that want some natural looking faux locs. In this design, the long locks are a medium size in thickness and quite long, but they are very straightforward to create. The only other thing that you need is to give them a kinky and curly appearance to create a chic headdress.
# 20 Cute Top Bun
Creating some regular medium size faux dreads is the first thing that you need for this style, but this is easy as it is a straightforward design. Once you have the locks, you only need to pull some to the top of the head and twist them into a tight bun and leave the rest flowing to the back freely.
# 21 Fierce Locs with Curly Ends
These thin and kinky locs have a gorgeous brown shade that will look beautiful on ladies with light skin complexion. Apart from this they also have some loose and undone curls on the ends that make them look extra-chic. With some lovely locks like this, you will not need to do any sophisticated styling because just sweeping them to the side to create a face frame is enough.
# 22 Ombre Yarn Locs
The color combination in this design is breathtaking, and it helps create a hairdo that will turn heads everywhere you go. It entails transitioning from a black shade to bright green pastel to create a fantastic ombre pattern. Apart from the color the locks also have some lovely curls on the ends, and they are also neat and professionally twisted.
# 23 Flat Twisted Faux Dreads
This hairdo is very inventive and if you can replicate it you can be confident of a polished hairstyle. It entails introducing some light blue and brown extensions to your strands and weaving then into some flat twist at the top of the head. You should then transition these twists into some faux dreads and then wrap them at the center of the head to create a sassy bun. Also, accessorize the style with some cute metallic beads.
# 24 Charming Purple Dreads
Goddess locs will always look beautiful, and you do not have to make them complicated because keeping things straightforward will also work well. The ones in this style are quite thin, but they are also impeccable. However, the few purple locks that give them a highlighted look and the curls ends are what make this hairdo stand out. This style works for most ladies, and this is regardless of their hair length and skin complexion.
# 25 Classy Crochet Dreads
Some hairstyles like this one will make a woman look and feel classy making them perfect for any lady that wants a stylish protective design. The dreads are thin and long, but they will not take a lot of time to create because they are crochets. However, their glossy black shade is also excellent, and it makes the hair look natural and healthy. And with such perfect hair, a simple side part and sweeping the locks sideways is all the styling that you need.
# 26 Natural Looking Locks with Top Bun
This hair looks like natural dreadlocks, and very few people can tell that it is not and this is more so when you style them with the top bun. To make your faux locks look this natural, you should make them thin, long and have some in brown shades to create a highlighted look. Also, make sure that they are not too neat because this will take away the natural look and finish by tying a few into a top bun.
# 27 Protective Locs with Inventive Styling
You can always have some straightforward faux dreads like these with some black extensions and then spice them up with an inventive styling. To create one like this you should twist the locks starting at the front to form a neat and tight updo design that will remain intact for some days.
# 28 Fancy Box Locs
The box portioning in this hairdo is amazing, and it helps to give the long blonde locks an adorable and stylish appearance. However, the choice of the blonde extensions and the length are still what makes this an outstanding design. You do not need to style the long locks because just pulling them to the side and over the shoulder is enough.
# 29 Cool and Simple Crocheted Faux Dreads
These crocheted faux dreads are very easy to create, and they look magnificent making them perfect for a modern woman. They are shoulder length with a beautiful dark tone and to style them you should sweep the locks to the sides and accessorize with some beads.
# 30 Chic Gray Top Bun
Yarns are fabulous, and they create very elegant hairdos if you know how to use them. If you have long hair, you can have this fancy design with some gray yarn. Use the yarn threads to create long locks that you should finish by twisting into a high and neat top bun on the crown.
Faux locs are amazing and very east to form, and this makes it an excellent choice for ladies that want a stylish and protective headdress. They work for most hair types and length meaning that any woman can have them. Look through the elegant designs above for some ideas on how you can make these beautiful locks.