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Avoiding Loops in Your Dreads

Avoiding Loops in Your Dreads

There are many things to anticipate when you get dreadlocks- some good and some bad. One of the worst things that happen with dreadlocks is called looping. There are situations when you get dreads for the time when there might be holes or loops in a part […]

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Four Ways You’re Neglecting Your Dreads

Four Ways You're Neglecting Your Dreads

Now that you have dreads, you have to do your very best to take care of them or else things will go sour very, very quickly. Once you get dreads, the effort does not stop. In fact, you need to work hard to build a routine and […]

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Dreadlock Tips for Short Hair

Dreadlock Tips for Short Hair

When you think about dreads, there’s an image that comes to mind right away. Long locks down the middle of their back; beaded and tossed into a style that is both sleek and relaxed. This image that conjures in the minds of most people when they think […]

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Three Ways to Remove Dreadlocks

Three Ways to Remove Dreadlocks

There are a number of reasons why someone might remove their dreadlocks. While all reasons are valid too, some are more unfortunate than others. For example, some people need to remove their dreads for their work or career choices. While the trend is changing and shifting toward […]

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5 Ways to Fight Frizz

5 Ways to Fight Frizz

When it comes to managing dreadlocks, frizz is always going to be one of the biggest and most annoying problems you have. Frizz will come and go with seasons and some years will be worse than others, while some better than all of them. Frizz comes from […]

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Top Three Current Dread Trends

Top Three Current Dread Trends

Over the years and through the history of dreads, there are been tons of trends to go back and forth through the style sequences and some are better than others. Over the past few years, some dread trends have come and stayed strong year after year. These […]

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Dreadlock Emergencies 101

Dreadlock Emergencies 101

As much as we would all like to believe that having dreads is all rainbows, beads, and compliments, it’s just not. There are mistakes you might make, and many people have, that will cause concern and might even be a dreadlock emergency. There are plenty of ways […]

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The Best Washing Routine to Start the New Year off Right

The Best Washing Routine to Start the New Year off Right

A new year is upon us and it’s been a good time to get into a groove with either thinking about getting dreads or making it one year longer with them. Whatever stage you are at, starting a new year is a great time to make sure […]

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The Pre-Dread ‘To Do’ List

The Pre-Dread 'To Do' List

There are many things to prepare for when you are ready to get dreads. Your product line will change, your hair care routine will change, and the time you spend doing your hair will change drastically. There are also a few methods you can try pre-dreads so […]

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Pros and Cons of Wearing a Hat with Your Dreads

Pros and Cons of Wearing a Hat with Your Dreads

‘Tis coming into the season of cooler weather. No matter if you’re in the North or South, East or West, you’ll likely see some changes in the next few months and a hat might be in the forecast. Regardless of where you are, hats are worn by […]

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