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Four Stages of Dreads

Four Stages of Dreads

Hair is funny in how slowly it grows and dreads are no different. When you make the commitment to dreadlocks, you are in for a waiting game like no other. Your dreads will go through a long process of change in a variety of stages and you […]

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Debunking Four Dread Stereotypes

Debunking Four Dread Stereotypes

People with dreads always get a stigma. You have tons of stereotypes fighting against you by just doing your hair a certain way. While these attitudes are changing more and more with the society of inclusion people are trying to create, you will always deal with a […]

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3 Reasons to Steer Clear of Dreads

3 Reasons to Steer Clear of Dreads

The Beeswax debate lives on in the dread community and with good reason. Truth be told, there are certain hair types that almost require wax or a similar substance to get things to really lock up but there are just as many reasons not to use wax […]

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Getting Dreads: Tight is Right

Getting Dreads: Tight is Right

When it comes to dreads, the journey is often long and frustrating. They seem to grow, shrink, loosen, or tighten beyond belief and all of that is nearly true. That will happen to you at some point along your journey. You might even start to think that […]

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Protect Your Dreads

Protect Your Dreads

In order to have long-lasting, healthy, shiny dreadlocks, it’s going to take some work. That work might even need to be required when you are literally doing nothing. Taking good care of your dreads is the only way to ensure that you have a good experience with […]

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Dreads on the Go: Pros of Traveling with Dreads

Dreads on the Go: Pros of Traveling with Dreads

Traveling is becoming more and more popular all the time. The world that once seemed so large is not always out of our reach now. Along with traveling, dreads are also growing in popularity so how do they work together? Traveling with dreads is something not many […]

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Screen Your Stylists

Screen Your Stylists

As the proud owner of your own dreadlocks, there are tons of benefits to having them. Many of which have been outlined on this blog. However, there are a few things that you will give up when you get dreads and going to the salon every three […]

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Top Three Tools for Dreads

Top Three Tools for Dreads

There’s been a lot of talk lately about products and certain hair care items that you might need to get your dreads in the best shape possible, but what’s not mentioned are the tools that often come with these tasks. These tools are so, so important and […]

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Dreads in the Workplace

Dreads in the Workplace

For many years, any sort of wild and crazy hair was completely forbidden. There are have been countless examples of business shunning those with colored hair, strangely styled hair, and certainly those with dreads. We are blessed to live now in one of the most accepting and […]

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Hello, Summer Dreads

Hello, Summer Dreads

Though some of us might not have to deal with this, there are many people who have to take care of dreads in varying temperature and climates. If you live in an area where the weather changes dramatically from season to season then these tips are specifically […]

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