20+ Butterfly Locs Video Tutorials: How to do Butterfly Locs

Alternative hairstyles have been growing in popularity for the last decade or so. The look is simple but it requires a lot of skill to achieve. The butterfly loc is one of those styles that is loved by many but executed poorly by most. It’s a style that requires delicacy and care. In this post, I present to you, 10+ Butterfly Locs video tutorials. You’ll definitely find something interesting here!

Butteryfly Locs is a protective style that is great for beginners. It’s perfect for loc lovers looking to venture outside of the classic box braids or Senegalese Twists. Butterfly locs can be worn with different styles of hair and also they can be transitioned into different styles. These tutorials will show you step-by-step how to do butterfly locs.

How to Do Butterfly Locs: This 10-part DIY video tutorial will guide you through the process of creating the most popular hairstyle on the internet. Making a well-defined line and curls that last long are not easy, but this tutorial will help you make your butterfly locs stand out.


  • Start by parting, helping and plaiting down a section of hair.
  • Crochet the marley hair in first.
  • Then crochet one strand of water wave hair leaving enough to hold on one side and the other side long enough to wrap.
  • Now it’s time to wrap! Start of by wrapping tight the first 2 or 3 times. Then loosen up and start to use your thumb.
  • Finish off by taking off a piece of the Marley hair and wrapping it around till you can’t wrap any more. Cut off any excess hair left on the end.

1. Butterfly Locs Tutorial

This is a Butterfly Locs Hairstyle Tutorial for beginners. Butterfly Locs look really cute and easy to do. This hairstyle tutorial can be done on hair that is both natural or relaxed.

2. 4 Different Hairstyles with Butterfly Locs

Butterfly locs have taken the natural hair community by storm. They’re fun, fashionable and fairly easy to install – but they can be a bit pricey. Some women use them for special occasions, and some wear them on a daily basis. This video tutorial will show you 4 different hairstyles that can be achieved by using butterfly locs.


ignore the lil white dot on my cheek 🙄 #fyp #butterflylocs

♬ Bonnie and Clyde – ♥️.

3. Extra Long Butterfly Locs Video Tutorial

This tutorial is to help those that are considering butterfly loc extensions, want to know what they look like, or are interested in installing them. This video tutorial will walk you through the entire process from start to finish.


Xlong 🦋Locs on this beauty, who would’ve ever thought!!! 😍😍🥺 @itsreallycrystal #fyp #4u #butterflylocs #atlstylist #travelingstylist

♬ Up – Cardi B

4. Easy Butterfly Locs for Beginners

If you’re a beginner looking for easy locs, then that’s what I’m here for. I’ve finally put together a tutorial detailing the process of making and styling my favorite beginner locs ‘Butterfly Locs’ (for tiny hair).


Easy Butterfly Locs 🦋🦋🦋🦋by @janetcollection #butterflylocs #protectivehairstyles #fyp

♬ original sound – Kiitan A

5. DIY Butterfly Locs with Braiding Hair

One of the best ways to create butterfly locs is by adding braiding hair extensions and natural hair locs together. This video tutorial will show you how to braid your own braiding hair, plus give you some tips for styling butterfly locs for a slicker, more uniform look.


Yea my first time trying it like this..It’s highkey a mess tho lol #fyp #foryou #butterflylocs #viral #naturalhairtutorial #diy

♬ original sound – cocojones

6. Butterfly Locs Looks on Black Girls: Compilation Video

The Butterfly Loc is a popular hairstyle. It is just different for all Black girls. This hairstyle looks cute on any Black girl. It’s one of those hairstyles you can wear to work, school, or even for fun.

7. Butterfly Locs Redo Tutorial

Have you ever worked with butterfly Locs before? Today I’m going to show you how to re-do your existing locs into a Yarn Loc style using the Butterfly Braid style.

8. Midback Butterfly Locs Video Tutorial

This is a tutorial on how to create midback butterfly locs. It’s demonstrated using hair that is (originally shoulder length, but cut shorter for the tutorial). The first part of the video demonstrates in detail how to do the method, then the process is shown from start to finish on the second part.

9. How to Head Wrap Butterfly Locs

The Butterfly Locs hairstyle and head wrap is a unique way to wear locs, allowing them to grow long without looking like you are growing them out. While the look may seem complicated, it is surprisingly easy to create.


Reply to @indiaaaaa._ I was struggling for a min. Lmao I hope this helps🧡 #fyp #butterflylocs #hairstyletutorial #blackgirlmagic

♬ Squad Sht – SUNRAE 🌞

10. What they Don’t tell you About Butterfly Locs

Butterfly locs are a style that is a quick fix for people on the go. They are also long lasting, with very minimal maintenance. People have been asking me, how do you make them? So here’s a detailed Butterfly Locs Tutorial that will give you what nobody else has given you.

11. Different Hairstyles for Butterfly Locs

This is a guide on how to create different kinds of hairstyles for butterfly locs. We wanted to make it absolutely complete, showing all the steps necessary in order to achieve each style. It was also meant to be visual and easy-to-follow so you don’t have any questions left unanswered.

12. Distressed Butterfly Locs Tutorial

Distressed, Butterfly locs are huge and gorgeous. They’re also really easy to get. If you’ve been wondering how to make this style, here’s your guide!


Distressed Butterfly Locs Ft @leevenhair link in my bio! #fyp #fypシ #youtalkingaboutjaetheestylist

♬ original sound – NLE choppa

12. How to Remove Butterfly Locs

Removing Butterfly Locs can be tricky, especially when you’ve gotten them installed professionally. I had a friend who wanted to remove her locs in one week, it took several hours but they came out very well. Here is a method which can save you time if you’re trying to remove them yourself.


How to remove faux locs/butterfly locs! ✨ #fyp #hair

♬ She Gone Enter – lil.eaarl & CallMeeMoney

13. Butterfly Locs on a Head Full of Hair

This tutorial will show you how you can get the look of Butterfly Locs on long, full hair. Whether it’s a family member or friend wanting the look or your own hair, this is the perfect upgrade for this Spring/Summer season.

14. How to do Butterfly Locs on Your Grandma

Butterfly locs are really pretty and probably the easiest to do, but not everyone has mastered them. Here’s a step by step tutorial to do butterfly locs on your Grandma.

15. Butterfly Locs Using a Crochet Needle

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a beautiful hairstyle using a crochet needle. The techniques used to achieve locs, two-strand twists and cornrows will be the same, but the laying direction will be different.

16. Butterfly Locs with Frontal

I have locs on the back of my hair as well as in a row down the middle of my hair. In this video tutorial you will learn how to do butterfly locs using frontals on the frontal hairline.


Butterfly locs long with frontal 🌸❣️

♬ Just Fine – Mary J. Blige

17. How to Successfully Take Down Butterfly Locs Without Cutting Your Hair

The purpose of this post is to teach you how to take down butterfly locs from root without cutting your hair. I’ve learned a few methods over the years and this one is my favorite. There are a lot of good tips and advice for taking down locs, but I’ve always found that most of them require you to cut at least 1-3 inches off in order to lengthen your locs. I can honestly say that since starting my journey with locs, I have never had to cut my hair shorter than the current state of the loc when taking them down.


How to successfully take down your butterfly locs WITHOUT Cutting your hair. #locs #naturalhair #protectivestyles #weave ✨🦋

♬ Like I Want You – Giveon

18. How to Turn your Old Knotless Braids into Butterfly Locs

It’s time to give your turndowns from old flat twist or knotless braids a new life, by turning them into butterfly locs!


It took forever since they’re long so don’t let this flop 😭 #fyp #knotlessbraids #butterflylocs

♬ original sound – ᴊᴏʀᴅᴀɴᴀᴜᴅɪᴏᴢᴢ 🦋

19. Shoulder Length Butterfly Locs

This is the infamous Butterfly Loc Style for shoulder length locs. It can also be worn at other lengths, but is especially pretty when you get right up to the ears.

20. How to Style Butterfly Locs For the Prettiest Look

You can easily learn to style your own butterfly locs by following these simple steps. The first step is to prepare your hair for tie with a threading method which is shown in this tutorial. After that, you will learn how to French braid the two bottom strands and whip the hair.


If you’ve been wanting to try some Butterfly Locs you definitely should ❤️

♬ Damn – Omah Lay

21. How to do Butterfly Locs with Afro Kinky Wigs

You already know about the versatility of the afro kinky wig. Sometimes you want to show off your locs and sometimes you want to create a different style. One great style that really showcases thick locs is the Butterfly Locs hairstyle. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create Butterfly Locs using an Afro Kinky Virgin Hair Lace Front Wig.


HOW I DO MY BUTTERFLY LOCS WITH AFRO KINKY WIG. Reply to @kharsmens Thank you for 1k followers #fyp #foryou #foryoupage #teamnatural #butterflylocs

♬ Steven Universe – L.Dre

22. Turning your Braids into Butterfly Locs

Butterfly locs? You may have wondered how to braid your hair into these fun locs. Today I’m going to share with you a tutorial and instructions on how to achieve the look.


I haven’t seen a full tutorial from start to end on how to do them so😁 #tutorial #fyp #butterflylocs #butterflylocstutorial #fyp #xyzbca #foryoupage

♬ Didn’t Cha Know – Erykah Badu

23. Butterfly Locs from Start to Finish

There are a few different theories on how to achieve this look. I will show you how to install Butterfly Locs step by step, so you can achieve your locs too.


24. How to Seal Butterfly Locs

Butterfly locs refer to the locs that are loosened from the scalp and twisted back around the mini ponytail. To make them last, there are few steps you should follow to seal them. This includes, moisturizing, oils, and products.

25. When Tribal Braids and Butterfly Locs Meet

Tribal braids can be a little tricky, braiding hair is a skill and needs a lot of patience. Lately I’ve been noticing more and more hairdressing tutorials online for butterfly locs. People are looking to get this new hairstyle but rarely find anyone to teach them how to do it. So I have put together this tutorial and step by step instructions on how to create this cute hairstyle at home.

26. Secure Butterfly Locs Tutorial

Butterfly Locs are very popular but have been known to be very dangerous if not installed and secured properly. This tutorial will walk through how to install a butterfly lock using clear rubber bands, without harming your hair.

27. Crochet Butterfly Braids

Crochet braids are a beautiful way to protect your natural hair, and add some volume and length. Watch this video demonstration for step-by-step instructions on how to create these butterflies sets.

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