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Tips on Dreading and Tightening Your Roots

Tips on Dreading and Tightening Your Roots

Tips on Dreading and Tightening Your Roots Contrary to what some people may believe, dreadlocks do require some basic maintenance to preserve their distinct “locked” appearance. Even if you’ve successfully dreaded all your hair, new hair must be dreaded as it grows from your roots. Your hair […]

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The Beginners Guide to Dreadlocks Care and Maintenance

The Beginners Guide to Dreadlocks Care and Maintenance

The Beginners Guide to Dreadlocks Care and Maintenance Dreadlocks are a relatively low-maintenance hairstyle, but there are still certain things you must do to keep them healthy and mess-free. Following maintenance and care tips listed below will give you a head start on your dreadlocks. Don’t Overdo […]

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5 Reasons Why Dreadlocks are Awesome

5 Reasons Why Dreadlocks are Awesome

5 Reasons Why Dreadlocks are Awesome Thinking about changing up your normal hairstyle with dreadlocks? There are a number of reasons why dreadlocks are awesome, some of which you may already know, but others will likely surprise you. Your Hair Will Dread Itself It’s a common misconception […]

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Taking a Look Back at The History of Dreadlocks

Taking a Look Back at The History of Dreadlocks

Taking a Look Back at The History of Dreadlocks Ever wonder how dreadlocks came to be one of the most iconic and culturally diverse hair styles in the world? Some attribute its popularity to the Rastafarian movement of the 20th century. While this certainly played a role […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dreadlocks

Frequently Asked Questions About Dreadlocks

Frequently Asked Questions About Dreadlocks Can I Brush My Dreads? In most cases, the answer is no. Dreadlocks are inherently designed to be intertwined, and brushing could unravel them, negating all of the hard work you put into creating them. Can I Wash My Dreads? There’s some […]

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Common Myths and Misconceptions About Dreadlocks

Common Myths and Misconceptions About Dreadlocks

Common Myths and Misconceptions About Dreadlocks Thinking about dreading your hair? There are dozens of myths and misconceptions surrounding dreads, which we’re going to discuss further in this post. Once you’ve separated the facts from the fiction, you can better decide whether they are the right choice […]

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Impromptu Dread Trimming Preview!

Impromptu Dread Trimming Preview!

That’s right. I took scissors to my dreads. I’d been thinking of doing it for a while, and today, after washing my hair, it seemed like the perfect time. And you know what the cool thing is? I still have so much dreadlock wonderfulness still attached to […]

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Me Before Dreads

Me Before Dreads As promised from my podcast episode #3, here are some photos of my own personal dreadlock journey. In retrospect, I could have chosen a more suitable name for this page than “Me Before Dreads”, since most of these feature me WITH dreads, with the […]

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