Loc Appreciation Day 2014: 8 Loc YouTubers You Should Know

If you have locs like I do, you're always looking for a great tip, trick, hair tutorial, or maintenance advice. And if you're in New York City this weekend, you will get your fill!

Saturday is Loc Appreciation Day! Across the country, people will be celebrating, and the Second Annual Loc Appreciation Day in NYC should not disappoint. The event will showcase loc culture through a natural hair and fashion show, music/entertainment, guest honorees and much more.

Organized by Niyya Teneé, Founder of Locs Revolution, the highly anticipated event has been named The Art of Revolution.  "Revolution comes in many forms. Members of the locs community are reshaping the world's perception through their revolutionary artistic vision," Teneé explained. 

"Locs Revolution's mission is to erase the social stigma of wearing "dreadlocks" and natural hair, through education, celebration and support. Within the Natural Hair Movement, the hair care needs and diverse culture of locs wearers are often overlooked," the founder continued.

"However, with Loc Appreciation Day we work together to highlight and celebrate the natural beauty of locs. From the free-formed Rasta to the Sisterlocked naturalista, we celebrate the full spectrum of our diversity."

Loc Appreciation Day will be held at the The DiMenna Center for Classical Music on 450 West 37th Street New York, NY 10018. The even takes place Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT). Click here for tickets.

Can't make it to New York, but still need loc advice and inspiration? Check out a few of my favorite loc YouTubers below:


If you haven't heard of chescalocs, where the heck have you been?! This super cute, funny, quirky gal has won over the hearts of just under 70,000 faithful YouTube followers thanks to her great hair tutorials and loc advice. Not to mention she was the genius behind the "Sh*t White Girls Say To Black Girls" video that went viral to over 10 million people.

Niyya Tenee

We have this gorgeous loc guru to thank not only for NYC's Loc Appreciation Day event, but also for her fabulous loc bang tutorials! Niyya's channel is chock full of creative hairstyles that are made simple and easy to try. From petal styles to faux hawks, get your fill of creative inspiration.

Jasmin Rose 

Gotta love this girl. Jasmine Rose not only has really great hair tutorials, but she answers basic loc maintenance questions with videos that walk you through everything from shampooing, conditioning, retwisting, and moisturizing. If you're a DIY kinda person, her channel is great at breaking it all down step by step.


Full of energy and sassy pizzazz, BronzeGoddess01 is great for tutorials, as well as for those who might be a little bored with their locs. Ready for a change? Missing the feeling of running your fingers through your hair? BronzeGoddess01 is also a fabulous wig wearer and reviews beautiful human hair lace wigs that completely transform her!

Joy Marilie

Giving you her honest opinion always served up with a new hairstyle, Joy's channel provides great product recommendations and reviews. If you're at all stumped at what products to choose next, you can count on this stunner to try is personally and help steer you in the right direction.


This super cool Mom has a channel about not only her loc journey, but that of her son's as well. Taking your frequently asked questions on all tings hair care and the stresses that often come with it, Quotidianlight reads and addresses your loc concerns with insight and helpful tips.

Jungle Barble

Fierce fashion meets fierce locs. Jungle Barbie's channel keeps you guessing with tons of great ideas for both your wardrobe and your crown. From short, to medium and long locs, there's a tutorial and style for any length. Braid, bun it, you name it!


And for the sporty loc heads out there, this blonde bombshell shows us all you can keep fit with fabulous hair. If your locs are color treated, definitely check out GrizzleRocsLocs' channel. Color can sometimes change the hair care regimen and call for different products to maintain your shade, so subscribe and check her out for yourself!

What loc YouTubers do you follow? Tell us with a note below!

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