Instead of using a curling iron, roller-set your locs. Tools that apply direct heat can change hair texture and loosen twists.
These finely woven dreads, known as Sisterlocks, require more work up front, but they offer versatility.
Get creative, especially if you have longer locs. A side pony is both casual and dressy.
Soft, sculpted dos, like these swoops, have visual impact without being too severe.