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The Best Locs Hairstyles For Every Length And Texture

Wear them with pride.

The ongoing debate as to whether locs are a "professional" hairstyle for college business students or women in the Marine Corps is currently perpetuating natural hair stereotypes. People of color are often faced with having to explain why they choose to wear certain hairstyles. And it adds insurmountable pressure when they are forced to conform by changing their appearance.

Celebrities, including Ava Duvernay, Ledisi, The Weeknd, Lisa Bonet, Future and Toni Morrison, all rock locs hairstyles with style and swagger. While these individuals can't escape criticism, seeing famous faces adorned with locs provide reassurance for anyone who may struggle with self-doubt.

In need of more inspiration to just do you? Scroll down for loads of locs hairstyles to wear with immense pride.

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Two-strand twisted updo
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Flat twists updo
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Blonde high bun
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Half-up, top knot
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Pompadour
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Chignon
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Medium-length and textured
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Waist-length waves
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Long and loose
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Ash blonde waves
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Side-swept gray waves
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Deep waves
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Faux hawk
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Messy ponytail
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High ponytail
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Polished ponytail
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Low ponytail
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Braided high ponytail
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Thick French braid
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Gray angled bob
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Asymmetrical bob
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Thick bob
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Curly bob
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Corkscrew curls
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Red-colored curls
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Gray dip-dyed curls
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Bantu knots
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Undercut
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Side-swept undercut
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Short freeform
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High-top fade
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High-top fade
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Thick spiral curls
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Turquoise shoulder-length layers
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Thick and long
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Ombre layers
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Formal updo with hair jewels
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Formal heart-shaped chignon
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Petals ponytails
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Petals bob

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