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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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Clarifying Shampoo: Your New Best Friend

Clarifying Shampoo: Your New Best Friend

There are hundreds of thousands of hair products on the market that all promise to give you this or that. Being a part of the Dread community does not exempt you from these ploys to make you spend money. Now, while there are so many hair products […]

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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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