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Washing & Cleaning Dreads 101

Washing & Cleaning Dreads 101

It’s obvious that dreads are awesome for tons of reasons, one of the main reasons why people are finally going over the edge to finally make the commitment is the maintenance. Cleaning and care are one of the best parts of the dread journey, but it’s not […]

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Why to Try A 3-Phase Process Before Dreads

Why to Try A 3-Phase Process Before Dreads

Dreads are a full commitment, and there is definitely something you need to make plans around if they are in your future. That being said, dreads are awesome! When you are ready to have the conversation and plan seriously about getting dreads, there are still a few […]

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3 Things to Know Before You Get Dreads

3 Things to Know Before You Get Dreads

Choosing to go down the dreadlock journey is an important decision. It takes time and effort to dread hair and by making this choice, you need to know what you’re getting into. While there are tons of articles with information about what you can do with your […]

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Avoid Breakage

Avoid Breakage

Whether you are still getting used to your first set of dreads or you are a seasoned pro, everyone is going to have this issue at some point. Breakage. Dreads in varying hair types and textures often break off at the most inopportune time and are extremely […]

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How Synthetic Dreads Work

How Synthetic Dreads Work

Synthetic dreads are a great way to test the waters with an important decision. They are fairly easy to install and will give you a good idea of what the change will be like and how you might be able to adjust to it. There are many […]

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Three Things to Know Before Getting Dreads

Three Things to Know Before Getting Dreads

Tons of dread advice is scouring the internet, and it can be a little difficult to determine what is good and what isn’t so good. Especially for those really wondering how to get dreads and where to even begin. For starters, doing your research is a great […]

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Four Reasons Why Dreads Are Better

Four Reasons Why Dreads Are Better

Though there are much more than just four reasons, it’s pretty clear that dreads are an awesome hairstyle that has tons of benefits for you, but just how awesome are they? Dreads do a lot of good things. They start good conversations, educate people, and give you […]

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Four Stages of Dreads

Four Stages of Dreads

Hair is funny in how slowly it grows and dreads are no different. When you make the commitment to dreadlocks, you are in for a waiting game like no other. Your dreads will go through a long process of change in a variety of stages and you […]

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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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