20 Best Faux Loc Styles You Can Rock Right Now!

Faux locs have become one of the trendiest styles over the last few years. Women everywhere rocked them and filled Pinterest and Instagram with hundreds of ways you can wear them. There are short loc styles, long loc styles, ponytail styles, faux goddess locs, butterfly locs, and more!


I got a chance to wear faux locs, and I must say, they were STUNNING! I love how they required little maintenance while allowing me to switch up my look. Whether it’s a date night with babe, a business meeting, or a simple grocery run, faux locs are versatile and can be styled to fit literally any occasion.

Do you need some inspiration? Check out these 15 looks that you can quickly achieve with your faux locs.

Elegant Styles

Contrary to popular belief, faux locs can be worn elegantly. Here are some elegant loc styles that you can achieve with faux locs!

Braided Bun

Are you looking for a quick and easy elegant style? This braided bun is perfect for special occasions such as graduations, weddings, and balls. You can achieve this look in just 5 minutes or less.

To add even more elegance make sure your hair and outfit are on point! Feel free to wear a nice pair of pearl earrings or a diamond necklace. You’ll be sure to turn heads wherever you go!Faux Locs

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Loc Bunhawk

Check out this faux loc version of the traditional mohawk. This beautiful updo is sassy, classy, and full of personality. It screams elegance while still having enough flexibility to wear on a day out with the girls.

Adding jeweled hairpins or clips will make this style stand out and give it a more royal look. You’ll receive a ton of compliments wearing this "loc bunhawk."

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Faux Bun with Bangs

So, this look has to be one of my favorites, I mean who doesn’t love beautiful bangs?

This updo says, “I’m elegant, sophisticated, and filled with poise.” I love this style because the bangs fall perfectly, giving your look a nice flare that, might I mention, not many people have the confidence to rock. Whether you’re going to a gala or the Grammys, this look is flawless and allows you to look and feel like a queen.

Faux Locs with Bangs

Goddess Crown Twist

Have you ever wanted to wear a crown? Try out this gorgeous goddess crown twist. It is elegant, and you can wear it to any formal event. This look is unique, so be sure to get dolled up when you wear it. You can even wear half up and half down.

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Faux Locs Fishtail Updo

Looking for the perfect prom or wedding hairstyle without having to compromise your gorgeous locs?If so, this faux fishtail updo is the way to go. It is simple, yet jazzy enough to wear to formal events.

I believe this style will look best with small or medium size locs. Wherever you’re going, your hair will be the talk of the night!

Faux Locs Fishtail Updo


Faux locs are also perfect to be worn for your everyday look. Here are some simple looks that you can achieve with faux locs!

Half Up, Half Down Bun

This look is as simple as it sounds. Just form the front of your hair into a nice bun and leave the rest down. I love that this style is simple enough for anyone to do and requires nothing extra.

Whether you are running late to class or a few errands, this style is quick, convenient, and gives you a cute and flirty look.Half Up, Half Down Bun

Faux Locs + Shaved Sides

This has to be my favorite everyday look. I rocked this style last summer and enjoyed the freedom that it brought me! After waking up, I didn't have to do much to my hair; it was such a relief.

The shaved sides add a nice edge to your overall look and lessen the work you must do to your hair.

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Side Swept with Jewelry

If you want to reduce tension on your natural hair, this is one of the best styles to wear. There is no need for extra “styling” because your locs are stunning enough to wear on their own. Merely sweep them to the side and add hair jewelry, and you’re good to go!Side Swept with Jewelry

Side Part or Middle Part

Here’s another style that reduces tension on your natural hair. Just add a middle or side part, and you’re all done!

This look is the perfect look for work, class, lunch dates, or any other informal gathering. It also looks fabulous with hair jewelry, beads, and other accessories. Lessen your get-ready time with this cute, quick, and effortless look!

Side Part or Middle Part

High Bun

I've had goddess braids in a bun before, but faux locs give me more versatility. Faux locs with a high bun have become popular due to the flood of hashtags that they receive on Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest. They are cute, simple, and convenient. A loc bun is a great look for everyday activities.

Dress this look up with a lovely bandana, hair beads, headband or fleeky baby-hairs.

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Night Out:

Add some sass to your faux locs and wear it on a night out. Here are some night outlooks you can rock with faux locs.

High Ponytail

I love high ponytails, especially those with plenty of bounce and body. Faux locs ponytails are super cute and not hard to do. There’s no need to keep babe waiting because this style takes less than 5 minutes to do. Add hair jewelry or accessories to give this style the glamour it deserves!

High Ponytail

Faux Locs Bob

In the mood for a sassy bob? Faux locs bobs are trendy, sexy, and perfect for a girl’s night out.

My favorite thing about this style is that it frames the face effortlessly and has beautiful layers. Swoop your bangs to the side and call it a night with this gorgeous look!

Faux Locs Bob

Goddess Locs

Goddess locs are one of the hottest versions of faux locs out. They look like faux locs but have loose and wavy ends. They are more subtle than traditional faux locs and make you feel like a beautiful “goddess” when wearing them.

Goddess Locs

Side Braid

Spice things up by adding a side braid to your look. This style is cute and different; you can wear it for days. It is also quick and easy to achieve.

Spice this look up with a lovely headband or hair beads. Be creative by wearing your braid to the side or straight back. This style is the perfect date night look!

Side Braid

Big Curly Locs

Curls always seem to add the finishing touch and bring out the flavor that we didn’t know our hair had. Curly faux locs are no different as they add glitz and glam to your overall look. Wear your curly locs free-flowing or half-up, half-down for a beautiful night outlook.

Big Curly Locs

These are some of our go-to styles, what are some of yours? Let us know in the comments!

Colored Locs:

We love to keep the girls on their toes, and what better way than spicing up your faux locs look with some color. Let’s talk about how we can defy the odds with some colored loc styles.

Light Brown Locs in a Bun

This is a cute and fun way to add color to your hair while wearing a simple, yet effective style!

Light Brown Locs

Lilac Locs

Lilac is the best color to use when trying to mimic the unicorn look! Try it out one day!

Lilac Locs

Navy Blue Locs

Blue is such a beautiful color! Symbolizing inspiration and inner peace. And luckily, wearing faux locs lets you experiment with color. Why not try out this one?

Navy Blue Locs

Locs With Highlights

Ever thought about what your hair looks like with highlights? This is the best way to try them out. The blend of different shades of blondes and browns will be sure to turn heads.

Rihanna's Jumbo Locs

Remember when Rihanna had those huge locs after her Ocean's 8 movie? Yeah, that's one of my favorite looks from her! You can try it out too!

Let us know in the comments what colored loc style is your vibe and which you will give a try, or tell us which you have tried!

Rihannas Jumbo Locs

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