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What Are Sisterlocks?

Sisterlocks are tiny uniform locs that are about a 1/3 of the size of traditional locs. They are created using a trademarked locking technique that does not require the use of any hair care product. No added hair required.

Can I Get Sisterlocks If I Have Relaxed Hair?

Yes. Though the transition will take more time, your hair care professional who is trained in Sisterlocks techniques can help you make that transition. Your styling options will increase as your natural texture grows out.

What Is The Difference Between Microlocks and Sisterlocks?

Microlocks refer to any small lock. Sisterlocks are a form of Microlock. However, when most people refer to Microlocks they are asking for a loc size between traditional locs and Sisterlocks.

Can Sisterlocks Damage Your Hair?

If the hair is not cared for properly, it will break, regardless if you have Sisterlocks, traditional locs or loose hair. With Sisterlocks, you have no chemicals or damaging abrasions to your scalp or strands, making it ideal for a thin hair texture.

Can Sisterlocks Be Taken Out?

Technically, yes, though the procedure is so tedious, you will not want to get Sisterlocks with that intention. Anyway, once you discover the range of freedom with Sisterlocks, you won't want to go back! Finally, there is a way of celebrating the natural beauty of our hair with Sisterlocks!

How Many Sisterlocks Should I Have?

Loc count varies according to hair density, the size you want your locs to be as well as the size of your head. Typically, women with Sisterlocks can have anywhere from 400 to more than 800 Sisterlocks.

How Much Are Sisterlocks?

Sisterlocks are offered as a 3-part package; Consultation, Installation, and a 4-week follow-up visit. The cost begins at $1100 for up to 3 inches of natural unprocessed hair and $100 per inch thereafter. The cost of the informational consultation is $100.

How Often Should I Retighten My Hair?

Loc Retightenings for Sisterlocks and Microlocks should be done every four to six weeks. Traditional locs should be retwisted once per month. Dreadlocks should be crocheted every two months.

Can Children Get Locs?

Yes, children can get locs. Vanity services children starting at the age of five. Vanity Stylists are also trained to work with autistic children.

What is Semi-Permanent Hair Color?

Semi-permanent color is also called hair gloss and adds shine

  • Available in clear if you don't want to change color

  • Use to refresh or change tone (does not lighten or darken hair)

  • No developer-activator required

  • No mixing required-use the color directly on hair

  • Use as much or as little as you need-reseal and keep for next time

  • Color lasts up to 8 shampoos

  • Doesn't change hair structure or color permanently

  • Not designed for gray coverage

Can I Use Semi-Permanent Color?

Semi-permanent color is ok to use once your hair has locked. If you have baby Sisterlocks, Microlocks or Traditional Locs, you SHOULD NOT use semi-permanent color for at least one year. Semi permanents will cause the grooves of your locs to widen and compromise the integrity of the loc. You will also deal with "slippage."

What is Permanent Color?

  • Permanent color changes hair structure to make color changes

  • Use to lighten, darken, add, or change tone of your hair

  • Covers gray permanently

  • Provides full hair color coverage

  • Must be mixed with a developer-activator before use

  • Can save unmixed color for future use (but do not save mixed product)

  • Color lasts up to 8 weeks, depending on the condition of hair

  • Repairs damage to prevent fading and help color last longer over time

Is Vanity Accepting Transfer Clients?

Vanity is always excepting new customers. The first step is to book a consultation. You can call 718-218-5691 or book online at

Why Are Deposits Required For Appointments?

Vanity requires 100% deposit when booking. Deposits add a level of security for Salon Owners that clients are serious about attending an appointment.

How Often Should I Retighten My Hair?

Loc Retightenings for Sisterlocks and Microlocks should be done every four to six weeks. Traditional locs should be retwisted once per month. Dreadlocks should be crocheted every two months.

If There Is a COVID-19 Shutdown, Can a Vanity Stylist come to My Home?

To ensure the safety of our clients and staff, no home visits will be scheduled.  Vanity Stylists can only service clients in Vanity Salon locations.

Can Sisterlock Shampoo Be Used On Color Treated Hair?

The Sisterlock Starter shampoo is a clarifying shampoo with a high pH designed to lift the hair’s cuticle. Cuticles are like shingles that “seal” the hair’s cortex. So when you lift the cuticle, anything deposited inside the cortex (e.g. oxidative hair color molecules) will “leak. ”

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a cosmetic procedure that must be performed by certified technicians. The process uses concentrated light to target and damage individual hair follicles.

As a result, the hair in each follicle falls out, and its growth process slows. The pigment in the hair attracts the laser so that the energy is focused on the hair.

Laser hair removal is most effective on hair that is dark and coarse against fair skin. Vanity specializes in brown and dark skin tones with dark hair. Types IV, V & VI.

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Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP)

A hair tattoo or Scalp Micropigmentation is a non-surgical, superficial cosmetic tattoo that gives the illusion of a close buzz cut hairstyle on a bald head or density to a thinning crown.

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