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Care and Health for the Long Run: Keeping Your Dreads Happy and Healthy

Care and Health for the Long Run: Keeping Your Dreads Happy and Healthy

You may have previously seen the beginner’s guide to dread care and maintenance on the blog before, but I think it’s safe to say that even those of us who have had dreads for a while now, a year or more maybe, can also benefit from a […]

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Removing Dreadlocks By Cutting Them Off

Removing Dreadlocks By Cutting Them Off

Removing Dreadlocks By Cutting Them Off Some people are hesitant to make the transition to dreadlocks, fearing they are too difficult and/or time-consuming to remove. Even if you enjoy the stylish appearance of dreadlocks (and most people do), you’ll probably still want to change up your hairstyle […]

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How Often Should I Wash My Dreadlocks?

How Often Should I Wash My Dreadlocks?

How Often Should I Wash My Dreadlocks? Few hairstyles (if any) offer the same level of style and uniqueness as dreadlocks. Men and women from numerous cultures throughout the world have been sporting dreads, with some of the earliest known reports dating back to Ancient Greece 615-485 […]

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Winter Care Tips for Dreadlocks

Winter Care Tips for Dreadlocks

Winter Care Tips for Dreadlocks With winter fast approaching, there’s no better time than now to prepare your dreadlocks for the upcoming change in seasons. Many people are surprised to learn that seasonal changes can affect their dreadlocks, causing them to dry out, develop frizz (we discussed […]

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Dreadlocks: Fighting the Frizz

Dreadlocks: Fighting the Frizz

Dreadlocks: Fighting the Frizz Hair frizz is something that nearly everyone will experience at some point in their lives, regardless of age, gender and ethnicity. You may go to bed with a well-manicured head of hair, only to wake up and discover that it’s a frizzy mess. […]

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Dealing With Loose Hair Around Your Dreadlocks

Dealing With Loose Hair Around Your Dreadlocks

Dealing With Loose Hair Around Your Dreadlocks No matter how hard you try to prevent it, you’ll inevitably find some strands of hair growing outside of your dreadlocks. When hair sheds, it’s replaced by new strands. As long as your hair is properly dreaded (check out our […]

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How To Sleep With Dreadlocks: Tips For Newcomers

How To Sleep With Dreadlocks: Tips For Newcomers

How To Sleep With Dreadlocks: Tips For Newcomers Now that you’re sporting some fresh dreadlocks, you might be wondering how you’re supposed to sleep them. Dreadlocks require special care to preserve the appearance of well-manicured “locks” rather than tangles. Sleeping on your dreads the wrong way could […]

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My Current, Trimmed Self.

My Current, Trimmed Self.

Finally, here’s a photo of my current, trimmed self. In my pre-dreadlock life, I would have killed to have hair this long. But now that I’ve experienced the wonderfulness of locks and the length that comes with it, to me this is very, very short. Pardon the […]

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NATURAL HAIR MOMENT: Protecting Winter Hair from Winter Dryness

NATURAL HAIR MOMENT: Protecting Winter Hair from Winter Dryness

A NATURAL MOMENT: Protecting Winter Hair from Winter Dryness It is always difficult to keep natural hair moisturized due to its unique attributes and harsh winters do nothing to help. There are some tried and true tips that should aid fellow naturalistas.     Protective Styling   […]

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