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Work Your Dreads

Work Your Dreads

One factor about dreadlocks that people often forget is how to care for them under high activity periods. Some of us get confused about having dreadlocks and think that it might stop us from doing the things we normally would, which is false. With that said, there […]

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Where Do I Start? The Three Things You Need To Start Dreads

Where Do I Start? The Three Things You Need To Start Dreads

There are so many products, tips, tricks, and advice out there for those who are considering trying dreads. In reality, there are only three main things you need when you are ready to start dreads. Some of these items depend on your hair type, length, and other […]

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The Dreaded Myths: 3 More Myths About Dreads

The Dreaded Myths: 3 More Myths About Dreads

There are plenty of rumors, false ideologies, and fallacies about getting dreads having dreads and more that scare people from getting them. If you recall, I did an earlier post about Common Myths and Misconceptions about Dreads, and that was the tip of the iceberg. This happens […]

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Tips on Washing and Cleaning Dreadlocks

Tips on Washing and Cleaning Dreadlocks

Tips on Washing and Cleaning Dreadlocks Aside from its stylish blend of modern and cultural roots, one of the benefits of having dreadlocks is its minimal maintenance requirements. Like all hairstyles, you’ll need to invest some time and energy into maintaining your dreadlocks, but it’s significantly less […]

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Pros and Cons of the ‘Free Form’ Dreadlocks Method

Pros and Cons of the ‘Free Form’ Dreadlocks Method There are several different techniques available for creating dreadlocks, some of which include the backcombing method, twist and rip, and free form. It’s a common assumption that dreadlocks are difficult to make, but this isn’t necessarily true. Depending […]

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How Long Does it Take to Grow Full-Length Dreadlocks?

How Long Does it Take to Grow Full-Length Dreadlocks?

How Long Does it Take to Grow Full-Length Dreadlocks? So, you’re thinking about getting dreadlocks? There’s no denying the fact that dreadlocks offer a stylish, low-maintenance hairstyle that’s perfect for men and women alike. While hair trends come and go throughout the years, dreadlocks have tested the […]

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Dreadlocks Tips and Tricks for Fine, Thin Hair

Dreadlocks Tips and Tricks for Fine, Thin Hair

Dreadlocks Tips and Tricks for Fine, Thin Hair What’s your hair type? Everyone has a unique hair type, ranging from extremely fine and thin to thick and heavy. Because dreadlocks requires the meticulous braiding of hair to form interwoven “dreads,” it’s often difficult for people with fine […]

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Secrets to Growing Healthy Dreadlocks

Secrets to Growing Healthy Dreadlocks

Secrets to Growing Healthy Dreadlocks Thinking about growing dreadlocks? There’s no denying the fact that dreadlocks are a stylish, time-tested hairstyle that’s endured many centuries. But there are a few things you should know about how to grow healthy dreadlocks. Avoid Retwisting Your Dreads After braiding your […]

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Can I Use Beeswax on My Dreadlocks?

Can I Use Beeswax on My Dreadlocks?

Can I Use Beeswax on My Dreadlocks? Beeswax is a natural, organic compound that’s commonly used in hair products. It is formed by worker bees that secrete the wax in the hive. The workers then collect the wax, using to create supporting structures within the hive. In […]

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Dreadlocks: Separating the Facts from the Fiction

Dreadlocks: Separating the Facts from the Fiction

Dreadlocks: Separating the Facts from the Fiction There’s a lot of misinformation out there on the subject of dreadlocks, leaving many people to have the wrong impression on this classic hairstyle. In an effort to separate the facts from the fiction, we’re going to shed some light […]

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