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The Quick Cut: Removing Dreads with Scissors

The Quick Cut: Removing Dreads with Scissors

When it comes to dreadlock removal, you have choices. Unlike what some people or companies might want you to believe. There is always a choice. One choice won’t be right for everyone but sometimes the most drastic, quickest, and most efficient choice is right for some. That […]

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Seasons of Dreadlocks

Seasons of Dreadlocks

  Just like the earth and just like our lives, without getting too philosophical, there are seasons for everything including dreadlocks. When you first get dreads, and even before you get dreads, you’ll want to do the research and have a good idea of what you’ll be […]

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Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Get Dreads

Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Get Dreads

Dreadlocks are a big decision, whether you like it or not. Sure, there are ways to try dreads without a full-blown set of dreads but when you think about dreadlocks you’ll want to really examine a few questions before you set your sights on dreadlocks. Is this […]

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Four Rumors About Dreadlocks

Four Rumors About Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks are one of the most complicated and misunderstood hairstyles in far and recent history. They came from various origins and are said to mean different things but as they become more and more popular, those of you with dreads must be the spokespeople to help everyone […]

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Why Are Dreads Becoming More Popular?

Why Are Dreads Becoming More Popular?

Dreads, in the past, have gone up and down in popularity and in acceptance. As the years have gone by, dreadlocks, among many other once-taboo things, are gaining traction in everyday life and becoming more and more accepted in many facets of life. There are many factors […]

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Will Dreads Work with My Hair?

Will Dreads Work with My Hair?

Every person has a different hair type and each hair type will react differently when dreadlocks are placed. For the most part, dreadlocks can be done with almost any type of hair but there are some types of hair that work much better than others. The Thicker […]

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Washing and Drying Dreadlocks for Newbies

Washing and Drying Dreadlocks for Newbies

You have your dreads and you might start noticing that your entire hair routine might need to be adjusted from what it might have been before dreadlocks. It’s true your washing and drying routine will need to change dramatically when you get your dreadlocks if you want […]

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The Secret Ingredient Your Missing to Help Your Dreadlocks

The Secret Ingredient Your Missing to Help Your Dreadlocks

There seem to be so many factors to think about when it comes to getting dreadlocks that it can be easy to say they are not much less to deal with than hair that is not dreaded. However, there are still many more benefits to dreadlocks than […]

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Why Partial Dreads are so Popular

Why Partial Dreads are so Popular

If you’re on the fence about getting dreads for any reason, partial dreads might be a great choice for someone who isn’t ready for the full set. Partial dreads still look great and are one of the many ways to “test” dreads for yourself without jumping head […]

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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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