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Dreads Vs Braids : What You Need To Know

Dreads Vs Braids : What You Need To Know

There are many pieces of misinformation out there on the debate about dreadlocks versus braids. Though there are some clear similarities between the two, there are also some key differences. No matter what your personal preference is, being educated and informed of the comparisons and contrasting points […]

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How to Help Your Dreadlocks Grow

How to Help Your Dreadlocks Grow

Dreadlocks, as with any type, shape, and color of hair seems to take forever to grow! As with most people, you are probably always wondering if your hair is growing and how to make it grow faster. Though hair growth, in general, is a slow and patient […]

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Three Online Hot Spots for People with Dreads

Three Online Hot Spots for People with Dreads

In the age of incredible technology, there are tons of spots online that offer great advice, tips, and inspiration for people with dreadlocks. This is one of the best and most clear forms of connectivity to people all over the globe to share their ideas and experiences […]

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Three Jobs that are Perfect for People with Dreadlocks

Three Jobs that are Perfect for People with Dreadlocks

People with dreadlocks can exist in any part of life that you may encounter. Especially now, dreadlocks are everywhere, and most employers and institution are becoming more accepting of dreadlocks as well. Teachers, baristas, data analysts, and more all can have dreadlocks and rock them, but some […]

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Clumping in Dreadlocks: What To Do & How to Avoid It

Clumping in Dreadlocks: What To Do & How to Avoid It

Dreadlocks are known for a few key looks; a really smooth, well-kempt look, or a ratted, dirty look. This contrast of images is almost the first thing that comes to mind to a person who’s never had dreadlocks before. While the former look is one that you […]

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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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