It is said to be very gentle on hair and can be done on thin or fragile hair without damage. Although not ideal, many people start Sisterlocks™ with relaxed ends. You can start the process with only two inches of new growth and remove the relaxed ends when you are comfortable doing so. Sisterlocks can be removed but it is a very challenging and time-consuming process. If you think that you may want to remove them, it may be best not to put them in as removal can take months and cause much breakage.
Here are some advantages
- Fine locks offer more versatility
- Low maintenance between installation
- Length of installation and maintenance. You can spend anywhere from 3-6 hours every 4-6 weeks on maintenance and up to 18-24 hours on installation.
- Cost of installation and maintenance. (Installation can cost even $600 or $700).
This video shows how you can create a similar look to sisterlocks.
This video shows the story of someone who wanted sisterlocks but didn't want to spend the money as well.