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Tips for Trimming

Tips for Trimming

Now, some of us won’t believe this is a problem, and in all honesty, it’s a personal preference no matter where you are at in your dreading journey. Trimming those locks. People and blogs and hairstylists everywhere will have differing opinions on whether or not trimming dreads […]

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Where Do I Start? The Three Things You Need To Start Dreads

Where Do I Start? The Three Things You Need To Start Dreads

There are so many products, tips, tricks, and advice out there for those who are considering trying dreads. In reality, there are only three main things you need when you are ready to start dreads. Some of these items depend on your hair type, length, and other […]

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Why are My Dreadlocks so Thin?

Why are My Dreadlocks so Thin?

Why are My Dreadlocks so Thin? So, you’ve made the decision to dread your hair into locks, but now you’re worried about them being too thin? Because no two people have the exact same hair, dreadlocks will naturally vary in terms of thickness. Some will be thicker […]

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How to Prevent Your Dreadlocks from Breaking

How to Prevent Your Dreadlocks from Breaking

How to Prevent Your Dreadlocks from Breaking It’s frustrating when you invest countless hours into creating a full head of dreadlocks, only to discover that some of your locks have begun to break just days later. Growing full-length dreadlocks isn’t a fast process by any means, often […]

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How to Eliminate Clumps from Your Dreadlocks

How to Eliminate Clumps from Your Dreadlocks

How to Eliminate Clumps from Your Dreadlocks Have you noticed one or more clumps of hair in your dreadlocks? Dreadlocks are an undeniably fun, stylish, and classic way to style your hair. While hair trends come and go, dreads have been around for decades, so you can […]

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Help! My Dreadlocks aren’t Growing

Help! My Dreadlocks aren't Growing

Help! My Dreadlocks aren’t Growing Can’t seem to get your dreadlocks to grow? While some people prefer shorter locks, most prefer longer, more visible locks. But what if your dreadlocks stop growing? Even if it appears that your dreadlocks aren’t growing, they most certainly are. Hair grows […]

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How to Tighten Your Roots

How to Tighten Your Roots

How to Tighten Your Roots Dreadlocks require very little work to maintain, which is one of the reasons why so many people choose this hairstyle. Aside from washing and dealing with loose/stray hairs, there’s much else that goes into maintaining dreads. Over time, however, it’s not uncommon […]

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Warning! Read this Before Using Beeswax on Your Dreadlocks

Warning! Read this Before Using Beeswax on Your Dreadlocks

Warning! Read this Before Using Beeswax on Your Dreadlocks Beeswax is an all-natural type of wax that’s produced by honey bee workers. It’s formed into the characteristic scales (see image to the left) by bees’ wax-producing glads, which discard it in the hive to improve stability and […]

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Can You Dye Dreadlocks?

Can You Dye Dreadlocks?

Can You Dye Dreadlocks? This is a question that many newcomers ask. Maybe you’re hoping to achieve a darker hair color, or perhaps you want a more even and consistent color throughout your hair. Dying traditional hairstyles is relatively easy, so can it be done on dreadlocks […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Washing Dreadlocks

The Do's and Don'ts of Washing Dreadlocks

The Do’s and Don’ts of Washing Dreadlocks Washing is a critical step in maintaining healthy dreadlocks. However, there’s a right way and a wrong way to wash dreadlocks. Don’t Wash Dreadlocks Every Day Contrary to what many people believe, you shouldn’t wash dreadlocks each and every day. […]

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