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Search for #freeformlocs on Instagram, and you’ll find a treasure trove of goodness – images and videos of carefree Black women and men documenting their hair growth, selfie posing, and everything in between. In any case, one thing is certain: from the way they’re shaped to the way they defy gravity, free-form locs are a thing of natural beauty. If you’re browsing through this slideshow, maybe you’ll get some ideas on how to style or maintain your own locs. Maybe you’ll simply appreciate the variety and diversity within the images. Here are some of our fave free-form loc Instagram pics.

Simply Beautiful

Her free-flowing locs, her brows, her makeup – it’s all on point!

Poetry in Motion

What thick, beautiful locs!

Baby Locs

She’s at the beginning of her free-form loc journey and from the look of things, she’s enjoying every step of the process.


We love your hair, too!

Sitting Pretty

Ladene Clark has become a bit of an icon in the free-form loc world.

Living My Life Like It’s Golden

Another lovely example of free-form locs.


Showing some serious loc appreciation.

Free Form

A beautiful free-form style and beautiful color to match!

Free-Form Ponytail

Lovin’ this casual free-form ponytail look.

Simple but Complex

Each person’s loc journey is unique.

Short and Sweet

Simple, short and sweet.


She’s rocking a mixture of locked and loose hair.

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