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Afrolin Natural Hair Replacement Fiber


Get those hair styles you've always wanted

Treasured Locks and Baka Beauty are happy to bring you, AfrolinTM Natural Hair Replacement Fiber.  Afrolin is made in the USA, exclusively for Treasured Locks by Baka  Beauty.  Afrolin is a natural fiber that is lightweight. It has a texture similar to the texture  of natural Afro textured hair.  Afrolin is perfect for protective hairstyles.  It's great for whether you want to add length to your already natural hair or are transitioning and want to keep the length you have with your relaxed hair.   Afrolin can be used to create beautiful hairstyles, for the entire family, in the comfort of your own home.  One of the biggest challenges of transitioning from relaxed hair to natural hair is "How do I wear my hair in the meantime?".  Many women end up with braids or weaves during this time in an attempt to keep some length and protect their new growth.  However, those styles, if done incorrectly can damage your new growth.

Protect and extend your natural hair

AfrolinTM Natural Hair Replacement fiber is different than anything else on the market. Up until now you've had a choice of human hair or synthetic fibers.  The human hair sold in most locations is a very different texture than your own natural African hair.  Most of the human hair marketed to African-Americans is obtained from the East, where people have a different hair texture than ours.  Your other alternative has been a chemically created synthetic fiber.  This "hair" often tangles, is flammable and causes hairline loss and breakage, due to the texture of the product and the tension created installing it.  These problems defeat the purpose of having a protective hair style.  Afrolin is non-flammable, lightweight and provides fullness without adding weight.  Afrolin will protect your fragile edges which is why it's great for children.  Afrolin is created using all natural mohair and wool fibers.

Benefits of Afrolin Natural Hair Replacement Fiber

  • Protects the hair line
  • Allows for easy transitioning from relaxed to natural hair. 
  • Same texture as natural Afro textured hair hair
  • All natural fiber
  • Lightweight fullness and length
  • No tension or pulling
  • Easy to use
  • Flexible length or width
  • Style diversity- try our styles like locks without major commitment
  • Available in a variety of colors.  You can either match your own color or create dramatic effects

Some styles you can create with Afrolin

  • Corkscrews- kids love 'em
  • Plaits
  • Senegalese Twists / Two Strand Twists
  • Two Strand Twists
  • Locks
  • Cornrows
  • Bantu Knots
  • Casama Braids

Each unit is 0.50 pound (equivalent to two packs human hair)

Ingredients All natural wool and mohair fibers
Instructions  Techniques shown on this video:
  • Corkscrew Twists (Puff Twists)- 1 minute in
  • Senegalese Twists- 3:40 in
  • Cornrows- 5 minutes in
  • Casamas Braids- 8 minutes
  • Dread Extensions- 11 minutes in

Product Videos

Treasured Locks and Baka Beauty's Afrolin Natural Hair Replacement Fiber 15:46

Afrolin (tm) is a natural fiber that can be used to replace human hair for braids, twists, plaits, locs, corkscrews, bantu knots, etc. The fiber closely resembles the afro-textured hair. Afrolin (tm) is perfect for protective hair styles whether hair is damaged or broken or you are transitioning from relaxed hair to natural hair. Available exclusively at Treasured Locks' website. Techniques shown in this video: Corkscrew Twists (Puff Twists)- 1 minute in Senegalese Twists- 3:40 in Cornrows- 5 minutes in Casamas Braids- 8 minutes Dread Extensions- 11 minutes in

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4.5 Stars based on 10 reviews
By Kimberly Martinez
Couldn't use, kept breaking.
May 24, 2016
Years back in NY I had someone do Senegalese Twists in my hair with this "hair they called Lin". I loved it. The shop moved, and I had been looking for this type of hair for a long time. Then I find this site and get so excited, I buy 2 bundles of the brown colored Afrolin and wasted my money. The Afrolin kept breaking and the stylist couldn't use it. So now I have 2 bundles of Afrolin that my daughter puts in her dolls hair. This was my experience.
By Tammy
Largo, FL
Best for Dreadlocks!
August 27, 2015
I've ordered this twice: once when I did black twists and the last time was the brown (perfect match to my natural color) for dreadlocks. These are THE BEST DREADLOCKS I've ever rolled (mixed with kinky human)!!! This hair is lightweight making the thick dreads I like a joy to wear and easy to wash. Plus, my hair blends in so good, it totally looks and feels natural. Treasured Locks is its name! Thank you. I am finally free.
By Diana
Hampton, VA
works great!
July 27, 2014
I absolutely love using Afrolin fiber for my hair. I do my own kinky twists and it looks just like my own hair. In addition, I love the fact that when I take them down, I don't have any breakage. I do have the normal shedding that comes from not combing my hair, but I've noticed my hair's much thicker and growing. The only criticism I have is this hair comes in other colors, but they're not available on this website. Can you please start selling the burgundy, auburn and blonde on here? Thank you. :)
By cas
Afrolin hair
July 26, 2014
I have tried many braids before and it cause me to itch with this it was so light it feels like I did not have anything on my head, and no itch at all!!!!! keep up the good work treasured locks!
By Fern Tripp
Upstate ny
July 15, 2014
I love the afrolin for my weave clients it keeps thier hair nice and moist it never dries out while in the braids .
By Janice
Brooklyn, New York
Glad I Found This Product!
January 23, 2014
I give it 5 stars! I used to use something similar years ago, then it disappeared. I searched the web recently and found this site. The outer box came securely sealed and the drawstring pouch containing the product was very nice. Made me feel like I had something special and the vendor cared and the price point was very good, affordable (don't go up lol!). I did my own senegalese twists and it handled extremely well and it's sooo light in my head. The tutorial was great! Picture quality, explanation, visuals and speed was wonderful. I ordered two cause I wasn't too sure how much I would need, but I had MORE than enough which is great cause I WILL be using it again for more styling, touch-ups, etc. I really loved that you could cut your own length and that it unrolls like a ball of yarn lol! which made manipulation easy. The only criticism I would have is the color. It's a little too dark for my hair and it only comes in two colors. Other than that, I love it!
By Naima
Best natural braiding material
June 25, 2013
I had been looking for a long time for a natural braiding product that was very close to natural hair texture and Afrolin fits the bill. The product was very easy to use once I realized that it had to be handled gently when separating strands to avoid breakage. Convenient and efficient that you can cut whatever length you need. Only wish it came in more than two colors for optimal color matching.
Best Usesbraiding
By Sweetie's Mom
Summit, NJ
My Sweetie
December 19, 2012
I braided my daughter's hair using Afrolin and her hair was soft and light and it looked so natural just like her own hair. I was very satisfied except I wish the hair didn't break so easily.
Prossoft and light and natural looking.
Consbreaks easily when pulled. You have to treat very delicately.
By Bud's Girl
Florham Park, NJ
Soft and Light
December 19, 2012
I used this hair to braid my daughter's hair. It looks the most like her natural hair than any other hair I've used. I wasn't sure what to do with the ends. I slightly bumped them with the flat iron. I was satisfied overall.
Merchant Response:Please watch the video for how to tie the ends. Unlike artificial fibers, you cannot burn the ends of Afrolin.
Prosnatural looking soft and light feeling
Consthe hair is very fragile when braiding and can break easily. You have to be very careful not to pull or put pressure on the hair or else it breaks off.
By DL Whitaker- Licensed Cosmetologist
Los Angeles, CA
Ranks Supreme
June 1, 2012
Baka Beautiful AFROLIN hair ranks supreme compared to other synthetic hair types for protective hairstyling. The hair fibers are soft enough to put in a baby’s hair. It is excellent for individuals with fragile edges; a stylist can gently add hair to a braid without worrying if the hair is going to break the client’s edges. In addition, AFROLIN is an brilliant tracer for braiding hair. It is softer than most human hair and you can verily notice that the fiber is in the braid. I recommend AFROLIN for anyone who wants to protect their hairline, decrease their breakage from braids, and who looking for a lighter, softer alternative to use for twist and braid extensions.
18 Questions & 18 Answers
Laurine Day
from Irv, Texas asked:
January 11, 2016
Any chemicals on this hair of any sort? What about dyes....are they all natural dyes or plant based?
It is a plant based natural dye
Treasured Locks Staff
on February 3, 2016

from Broolkyn, NY asked:
January 28, 2014
Hello, Love the Afrolin product for my senegalese twists (med/small) shoulder length. I noticed two question & answers on washing with the afrolin in. One said do not submerge in water, the other said I could wash & use a leave in condition normally. I am confused. Could you clarify for me? Also between washings, could I use a daily/weekly moisture "hair milk" type product on the length of the twists? My natural hair is two-thirds the length of the twists. Sincerely, Janice
We're happy that you love Afrolin Natural Hair Fiber for extensions. We do not recommend submerging the Afrolin in water because, if the extension size is medium to large, the weight of the water that the Afrolin will absorb could cause the extension to slide off. A smaller extension could be submerged, but it should not be rubbed while shampooing or drying for the same reason. The best cleanser for Afrolin is a mousse type shampoo /cleanser, which does not require submerging and the Afrolin Fiber will last longer with a better appearance. You can use your leave-in conditioner, as often as desired, with no problem. You can also sparingly apply a balm or nectar to smooth the Afrolin Natural Hair Fiber.
Treasured Locks Staff
on January 29, 2014

from Tennessee asked:
December 31, 2013
hHi, I was wondering if the black is more of a soft/off black or a jet black. Thank you
The color is actually very black, but because the hair is "flat" or matte in appearance (like natural African hair) it appears to be a more soft black because of the way it reflects light.
Treasured Locks Staff
on January 2, 2014

from Corona Del Mar, CA asked:
October 23, 2013
What is the difference between Afrolin and Kanekalon hair? When having my hair done in individual braids waist length, my stylist use almost 3 packs of kanekalon hair. To do a full head of individual braids would 2 pounds of Afrolin be equivalent to 3 packs of kanekalon hair?
Kankelon is synthetic hair. Afroiin is natural fiber and would be better compared to actual human hair. 3 packs of kankelon would be approximately 1.5 pounds of Afrolin. We would recommend 2 pounds to be safe.
Treasured Locks Staff
on October 25, 2013

from California asked:
October 15, 2013
I noticed in the comments that some people say Afrolin "breaks" easily. What does this mean?
It most likely means the braider pulled the hair with tension as if braiding with synthetic hair. This is not the technique that should be employed with Afrolin. Afrolin does not require stress when being braided. It is a delicate natural fiber much like your own hair. It is neither synthetic nor kankalon. It will not burn on the ends. Finish the ends much like human hair as shown in our instructional videos.
Treasured Locks Staff
on October 15, 2013

from California asked:
October 15, 2013
Will Afrolin shrink up if I wash and deep condition my hair while in individual braids once a week?
Do not submerge the Afrolin in water. To cleanse your hair and the Afrolin while braided use a mousse type shampoo and conditioner.
Treasured Locks Staff
on October 15, 2013

from California asked:
October 15, 2013
Is it OK to use Lily of the Desert 100% Aloe Very Gel when braiding Afrolin?
It is OK to use gel, but braids with Afrolin can be done with very little or no gel if preferred.
Treasured Locks Staff
on October 15, 2013

from California asked:
October 15, 2013
Can Afrolin be reused?
It is possible to reuse Afrolin, depending on the care you give it.
Treasured Locks Staff
on October 15, 2013

from California asked:
October 15, 2013
How much hair would I need to purchase for waist length individual braids about the width of a pencil?
For those braids you will need 2 1/2 to 3 pounds of Afrolin
Treasured Locks Staff
on October 15, 2013

from Leesburg, Va asked:
August 7, 2013
If Afrolin is not synthetic hair, and is not human hair....then what hair type is it?? Thanks
Afrolin is composed of all natural wool and mohair fibers.
Treasured Locks Staff
on August 8, 2013

from New York asked:
May 21, 2012
I ordered one pack of the afrolin fiber hair but i am wondering how many packs are needed for styles such as senegalese twist or casama braids...I would like to use this exclusively if it works so well and looks so good...but I amtrying to see if it is economical enough to add to clients price...thank you!
A single one pound package of Afrolin is sufficient to do a full head of medium size to thinner Senegalese Twists or Casamas Braids of average length. We are defining average as being up to up to shoulder length. If the Twists/Braids are thinner, you will use less Afrolin Hair Fiber. You are able to customize the width & length according to your needs. For comparison, one one pound pack of Afrolin Hair is equivalent to 4 packs of human hair, although human hair available through most outlets is not normally used for these styles. Longer(mid-back) or thicker Senegalese Twists/Casamas Braids will require more than one one pound pack of Afrolin Hair Fiber, as is required with any extension hair. If that is the case, the service should be priced according to braid time required and quantity of hair used.
Treasured Locks Staff
on May 21, 2012

from Jacksonville, Florida asked:
April 26, 2012
Can you flat iron the hair if needed?
Afrolin is for braided and twisted styles only. It can be curled on the ends with hot curling irons. Afrolin cannot be flat ironed, combed or brushed. Flat irons can be used to "bump" the ends only.
Treasured Locks Staff
on April 27, 2012

Treasured Locks
from West Chester, OH asked:
April 26, 2012
What lengths does Afrolin come in?
Afrolin comes in a continuous roll and is cut to any length you desire and/or divided into the desired thickness. The 1/2 pound roll is 35 feet long. The 1 pound roll is 70 feet long. Both are 2 inches wide.
Treasured Locks Staff
on April 26, 2012

Treasured Locks
from West Chester, OH asked:
April 26, 2012
How often and how do I wash my hair with Afrolin extensions? How do I maintain my hair with Afrolin in it?
Styles with medium (pinky finger) to thin braid type styles (individuals or Cornrows), can be shampooed & submerged in water, as often as you would normally shampoo human hair extensions. Corkscrews & thick puffy twists, lasting up to 6 weeks, cannot be submerged in water & require scalp cleansing with a cloth. Organic Aloe Vera Gel or Treasured Locks Locks of Curls Pomade & Gel can be used on the Afrolin hair while styling and for maintenance to smooth the hair. Treasured Locks "African Argan Elixir", Baka Butter for Hair, Vitamist & more are all nourishing leave-ins for scalp & hair maintenance. Another real benefit, of Afrolin Hair, is Afrolin Hair Does "Not Dry-out" your Natural hair while in extensions and/or transitioning.
Treasured Locks Staff
on April 26, 2012

Treasured Locks
from West Chester, OH asked:
April 26, 2012
How do I finish the ends of Afrolin styles? Do I tie them off? Burn them? Dip them in hot water?
Afrolin ends are finished differently depending on the style. For styles with relatively thick ends, like Corkscrew (Puffy) Twists, the ends are tied off. Medium and thinner ends can be "bumped" or curled with a hot curling iron, just like human hair. Also you can shed off the ends for a graduated thinner natural finish. Third, you can do a slide down thin undetectable knot (this technique is shown in our video). You can finish the ends just like you would finish the ends of human hair extensions. The ends will hold better because Afrolin has a more natural textured feel and is not as slippery as human hair.
Treasured Locks Staff
on April 26, 2012

Audrey Handy
from Marion Station, Maryland asked:
April 22, 2012
Do you have a video showing instructions on how to apply bantu knots, using afrolin natural hair replacement?
The instructional video we have shows techniques for: Corkscrew twists (Puffy Twists) Senegalese Twists Cornrows Casama Braids and Dread Extensions We do not yet have a video showing how to do Bantu Knots with Afrolin.
Treasured Locks Staff
on April 23, 2012

from FL asked:
April 21, 2012
If i use this hair to do kinky twists, do i have to cut & tie the ends, or can i put rods on the ends (or braid them) and dip them in hot water?
Afrolin is not synthetic hair. It is not finished by dipping in hot water. Afrolin ends are finished the same as you would human hair. However, Corkscrews a/k/a puffy twists must be either tied off or the ends demonstrated in the FREE "How To" video.
Treasured Locks Staff
on April 23, 2012

from Ohio asked:
April 20, 2012
Can this hair be used for fluffy/ puffy twist?
If you're referring to corkscrew twists as pictured on our website under the Afrolin product, Afrolin is the best natural fiber for that style. Instructions on how to achieve the style are included on the YouTube video listed under the "Instructions" tab on the product page.
Treasured Locks Staff
on April 20, 2012