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The Dark Side of Dreadlocks

The Dark Side of Dreadlocks

There are a million and one reasons for you to get dreads today and those are simple to outline for newbies, but talking about the bad stuff is often a bit harder for the new audience. Sharing the bad too early in a potential new dreader can […]

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Washing & Cleaning Dreads 101

Washing & Cleaning Dreads 101

It’s obvious that dreads are awesome for tons of reasons, one of the main reasons why people are finally going over the edge to finally make the commitment is the maintenance. Cleaning and care are one of the best parts of the dread journey, but it’s not […]

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3 Things to Know Before You Get Dreads

3 Things to Know Before You Get Dreads

Choosing to go down the dreadlock journey is an important decision. It takes time and effort to dread hair and by making this choice, you need to know what you’re getting into. While there are tons of articles with information about what you can do with your […]

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Avoid Breakage

Avoid Breakage

Whether you are still getting used to your first set of dreads or you are a seasoned pro, everyone is going to have this issue at some point. Breakage. Dreads in varying hair types and textures often break off at the most inopportune time and are extremely […]

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Three Things to Know Before Getting Dreads

Three Things to Know Before Getting Dreads

Tons of dread advice is scouring the internet, and it can be a little difficult to determine what is good and what isn’t so good. Especially for those really wondering how to get dreads and where to even begin. For starters, doing your research is a great […]

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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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